Small map exhibit

Temporary Map Exhibit

We were asked to bring out some of our maps to show them off to visitors from nearby institutions. We pulled out a fraction of the maps we have in our collections and set them up on display. The major part of the display can be seen at our Flickr page. The image shown is Henry S. Tanner’s 1822 A Map of North America, a very important map in the exploration of the American West. The maps displayed today were:

The Department did an online exhibit of some of our historical maps back in 2007.

About Marc Carlson

The Librarian of Special Collections and University Archives, McFarlin Library, The University of Tulsa since November 2005.He holds a Masters in Library and Information Studies from the University of Oklahoma, and a Bachelor of Arts in History and Anthropology from Oklahoma State University. He has worked in McFarlin Library since 1986.
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