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Joint Conference, July 26-27, 2012
"The Mapping of North America:
The Westward Expansion"
At the University of Denver

This international confererence at the prestigious University of Denver will feature many of the most eminent authorities in the field of historical cartography. The conference will be followed by the Map Fair of the West on July 28-29 at the Denver Public Library. We invite map lovers of all persuasions to join us for these special events.

Press Releases

Press Release for The Map Fair of the West
[held in conjunction with the 2012 Conference
The Mapping of North America: The Westward Expansion]

Postcard: The Map Fair of The West (.pdf file)

Postcard: The Mapping of North America Conference
and The Map Fair of the West (.pdf file)

Press Release: The Mapping of North America Conference
and The Map Fair of the West (MS Word file)

Conference Speaker photos, biographies, & presentation topics



The Rocky Mountain Map Society has organized or co-hosted several professional conferences, museum and library exhibits, and outreach activities focusing on historical cartography and antique maps.

Photos courtesy of the Rocky Mountain Map Society



RMMS Founder Wes Brown at the 2005 International Map Collectors' Society (IMCoS) Conference, co-hosted with Denver Public Library and Phillips Society of the Library of Congress



Former RMMS President Dr. Don McGuirk signed guests into the 2005 IMCoS Conference



RMMS 2007 Gala Event: Former RMMS President Dave Cole at "Impressions of Place," the Dave and Lily Cole Antique Map and Print exhibit at C.S.U., Fort Collins



RMMS 2009 Gala Event: RMMS members Tom Gallegos and Jim Hensinger examine a rare Charles Preuss 7-piece set of maps detailed the route from Missouri to Washington State at the "Quest: Trail Maps of the West" exhibit and reception at the Loveland Museum



RMMS 2010 Gala Event: Presentation on "Mapping the Stoney Mountains" by Ralph Ehrenberg, former Director of the Geography and Map Division of the Library of Congress



RMMS President Tom Overton and RMMS Vice President Jim Hensinger at a map-related seminar at the Estes Park Museum in 2010



RMMS President Tom Overton, Lorena Donohue (Curator, Littleton Museum) and Camille Bradford (OCTA President) co-sponsored the 2011 "Pivotal Points" antique map exhibit and reception at the Littleton Museum