The Rocky Mountain Map Society is a non-profit organization dedicated to the study and appreciation of maps and other items of cartographic interest. The Society was formed in 1991 and is based in Denver, Colorado.

Most meetings are held on Tuesday evenings at the Denver Public Library, 5th Floor, Gates Room, at 5:30 PM.

Mapping in the Early 20th Century
A Joint Program by RMMS, Denver Public Library,
and the University of Denver

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Denver Public Library

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University of Denver

DPL Parking:
65 W. 12th Avenue
Parking Garage

D.U. Parking:
Lot E/301
Pay by the hour



March 30th through July 26th
"Pictorial Maps of the 20th Century: Popular geographic information presented for beauty and amusement." University of Denver, Anderson Academic Commons.
April 13th through June 28th
"Mapping the 20th Century: Original Maps from the Denver Public Library." 5th Floor Map Area, Western History/Genealogy Department, Gates Reading Room, Denver Public Library.
Now through August 13th
"Expressions of Rocky Mountain National Park: A Centennial Celebration." University of Colorado, Boulder, Jerry Crail Johnson Earth Sciences and Map Library.


The lecture series has ended, but the exhibits will continue throughout part of the summer.

Upcoming Meetings -- Save the dates!

July 8-11, 2015

The Society for the History of Discoveries (SHD) - Annual Meeting
London, United Kingdom. Opening Reception July 7th.
For information, click on Preliminary Program.
Terrae Incognitae Journal: Call for Papers.


August 2, 2015

RMMS Members-Only Home-Hosted Event
Dr. Don McGuirk invites RMMS members and their guests to a private reception and showing of his unique collection of antique "Sea of the West" maps at his home.
Please log in and see Members Only Area for details and directions.
Click here for RMMS Membership Information


Sept. 15, 2015

Camille Bradford
"William Henry Jackson: Artist and Mapmaker in his later years"
5:30 PM at Denver Public Library.
This program is free and open to the community.
View Lecture Announcement


Oct. 19-23, 2015

The Annual International Map Collectors' Symposium (IMCoS)
Capetown, South Africa.
Click here for IMCoS 2015 Events.


Oct. 20, 2015

Joseph Kerski
"Examining 100 Years of USGS Topographic Maps in a Web-Based Platform"
5:30 PM at Denver Public Library.
This program is free and open to the community.
View Lecture Announcement


Announcements by RMMS Members

Note that the Book Signing for Tom Noel’s new book Colorado A Historical Atlas was held on June 16, not July 16 as incorrectly stated in one announcement.

Check out the Denver Public Library, Western History and Geneaology Department's New Collection of Digital Maps of Denver.
Link to DPL's Collection of High-Resolution Downloadable, Digital Maps of Denver

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