Tue, September 03, 2013

International Map Collectors Society / Sept. 8-10 in Fairbanks

Bowles’s New Pocket Map of the Discoveries Made by the Russians
on the Northwest Coast of America (1750), UAF Alaska and Polar Regions

“Frozen Dreams and Delusions: 400 Years of Arctic Cartography,” the 31st annual meeting of the International Map Collectors’ Society, is happening in Fairbanks next week. More info available here:
The program features presentations by many Alaska historians, geographers, and scientists including Terrence Cole, Dee Longenbaugh, Marvin Falk, Dennis Moser, Dirk Tordoff, Ross Coen, Mike Sfraga, Matthew Sturm, and Ned Rozell. September is a great time to visit Fairbanks, and we hope to see you here. The conference is sponsored by the Elmer E. Rasmuson Library and the UAF departments of Geography and Northern Studies.