History of Cartography Conference at NMHT

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Summary

The Seventh International Conference on the History of Cartography begins in the National Museum of History and Technology, co-sponsored by the Library of Congress. Rare maps, early surveying equipment, and documents from pre-Columbian times to the 19th century are featured in exhibits developed in conjunction with the meeting.

Subject

  • Library of Congress
  • National Museum of American History (U.S.) (NMAH)
  • National Museum of History and Technology (U.S.)
  • Seventh International Conference on the History of Cartography

Category

Chronology of Smithsonian History

Notes

Annual Report of the Smithsonian Institution for the year 1977, p. 12

Contact information

Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu

Date

August 7, 1977

Topic

  • Professional associations
  • Cartography
  • Conferences and Congresses
  • Antiquities
  • Exhibitions
  • Maps

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