Regular Meetings 1991-Present

2019

  • "In the Footsteps of the Crime:Tracking and Recovering Maps Stolen by Forbes Smiley" by Dr. Ronald E. Grim

    A link to the exhibit at Boston Public Library and an article about Smiley

  • "Why the Map Trade still matters in the Age of the Internet" by Michael Buehler

  • "Geographies Unrealized: The story of four cartographic myths of North America" by Don McGuirk

  • "Colorado: A Historical Atlas, and Color-Oddities" by Dr. Thomas J. Noel

  • Sixth Annual Map Month Presentations

    • "Images of Colorado: A century of printed views, 1822-1922" by Chris Lane

    • "The cartographic roots of Colorado: 1540 to 1861" by Wes Brown

    • "The Mapping of Colorado: 1861 to WW1" by Tom Overton

    • "The first comprehensive survey of Colorado: F.V. Hayden, 1869-1876" by Chris Lane.

2018

  • "How Maps Reveal (and Conceal) Our History" by Susan Schulten

  • "Gerrymandering: Our Perennial Partisan Political Pastime in Maps" by Vincent Szilagyi

  • "The Mapping of Pluto and Its Moons" by Catherine Olkin

  • "The 100 Most Revolutionary Discoveries in the Field of Geography" by Joseph Kerski

  • "The Scramble for Africa: Colonial Africa Explored through Maps and Artwork" by Vincent Szilagyi

  • Fifth Annual Map Month Presentations

    • "Mapping the French and Indian War" by Chris Lane

    • "Mapping the Civil War" by Susan Schulten

    • "Cold War Cartography" by Greg Miller

    • "Maps of the 10th Mountain Division" by David Little

 

2017

  • "The Shogun's World: Japanese Maps from the 19th and 19th Centuries" by Richard Pegg

  • "The Rio Colorado of the West: 19th Century Exploration and Cartography" by Imre Demhardt

  • "A Survey of the Stars and Stripes on Early Maps, 1777-1795" by Don McGuirk

  • View Private Collection - Reception at the Offices of Bill Bostrom

  • "The Journey of the 'Yazoo Mingo' Moncacht-Ape..." by Don McGuirk

  • "Whither the Waters: Mapping the Great Basin..." by Prof. John Kessell

  • "The Power of Maps" guest lecture series by Lorraine Sherry at Academy for Lifelong Learning

  • Fourth Annual Map Month Presentations

    • "Maps in Paintings" by Kate Stuart

    • "Maps as Art and Maps as Information" by Marcia Yonemoto

    • "The Selden Map and Ming China's Maritime World" by Tianlong Jiao

    • "Art and Cartography" by Susan Schulten

    • "Follow Your Flight: Souvenir Airline Passenger Maps, 1920s-1980s" by Ralph Ehrenberg

 

2016

  • "New Light on Henricus Martellus’ World Map at Yale (c. 1491)" by Chet Van Duzer

  • "Cartifacts IV" - Short presentations by RMMS Members and Swap Meet

  • "Marie Tharp, Illustrator of a Paradigm" by John Lindemann

  • "Lithuania and the Baltic States" by Lorraine Sherry

  • Third Annual Map Month Presentations

    • "Sea Monster of Olaus Magnus: Lore & legacy of the 1539 Carta Marina" by Joseph Nigg

    • "The Edges of the Earth in Herodotus's Histories" by John Gibert

    • "Mapmaking and Mythmaking" by P.J. Mode

    • "Sea of the West: The imagined sea in the heart of North America" by Don McGuirk

    • "The Enormous Mythical San Luis Lake of Colorado" by Wes Brown

    • "Cartographic Myths of the American West" by Chris Lane

 

2015

  • "Myths, Men and Monsters: Exploration and Cartography in Central Africa" by Vincent Szilagyi

  • "Examining 100 Years of USGS Topographic Maps in a Web-Based Platform" by Joseph Kerski

  • "William Henry Jackson, Artist and Mapmaker in His Later Years" by Camille Bradford

  • View Private Collection - home-hosted visit by Don and Diane McGuirk

  • "The Power of Maps" guest lecture series by Lorraine Sherry at Academy for Lifelong Learning

  • Second Annual Map Month Presentations

    • "A Luddite's View of the History of Cartography in the 20th Century" by Jim Akerman

    • "How an Artist Reinvented the Map" by Susan Schulten

    • "Pictorial Maps: A History and Overview" by Curtis Bird

    • "Promotional Cartographies: The Clason Map Company & the American West 1903-1931" by Bill Wyckoff

 

2014

  • "On the Brink of Disaster: George Washington and the American Revolution" by Ron Gibbs

  • "Culture, Contact and the Agency of Appropriation in a 1741 Map of Nagasaki" by Joshua Marcotte at D.U.

  • "Yo-ho-ho and a Rhumb Line! A whimsical look at pirate maps" by Tom Overton

  • View Private Collection - home-hosted visit by Steve and Beverly Hoffenberg

  • View Map Collection - CU-Boulder's Jerry Crail Johnson Earth Sciences and Map Library

  • View Map Treasures of History Colorado - at the new History Colorado Museum

  • First Annual Map Month Presentations

    • "7 Ways to Map the World in 1500: A Collector's Challenge" by Wes Brown

    • "Where to Draw the Line? Mapping the US-Mexico Border" by Angel Abbud-Madrid

    • "Cartography of the Indian Country" by Steve Hoffenberg

    • "Unfolding the West" (19th Century maps) by Chris Lane

 

2013

  • "Mapping the Invisible: Cartographic Experimentation in the New Nation" by Susan Schulten

  • "Alexandrine Tinne: A Dutchwoman in Search of the Source of the Nile" by Mylynka K. Cardona

  • "The Power of Maps" guest lecture series by Lorraine Sherry at Academy for Lifelong Learning

  • "Is North America REALLY Pictured on the Waldseemuller World Map of 1507?" by Don McGuirk

  • "Mt. Everest: Why did it get this name?" by John Boyle at American Alpine Club Library, Golden

  • View Private Collection - home-hosted visit by Chris and Lindsey Lane

  • View Map Collection - University of Denver's maps and exhibits at Anderson Academic Commons

  • "NASA Cartography, 1960-2013" by Dr. Nevin Bryant of JPL

  • "Cartifacts III" - Short presentations by RMMS Members and Swap Meet

  • "Making a Mine Map, Old Style" by Warren Andrews

 

2012

  • "Maps at the Antiques Road Show" by Chris Lane

  • "In the Contours of a Water Judge: Colorado Centennial State at the Headwaters" 
    by Justice Gregory J. Hobbs, Jr.

  • "Digital Cartography for Poets" by Norman Olsen [basic concepts of map projections]

  • View Private Collection - home-hosted visit by Peter and Julie Hughes

  • "Optimum Scale: Colorado's Geologic Mapping Program" by David C. Noe

  • "The Discovery of the New World through Old Maps" by Wes Brown

  • "GIS: The Future is NOW" by Zahid S. Chaudhry

  • "Mapping the Nation's Highways from Auto Trails to Interstates" by Lee Whiteley

 

2011

  • "William Maclure's 1809 Geologic Map of the United States" by John Lindemann

  • "Cartifacts II" - Short presentations by RMMS Members and Swap Meet

  • "A Short History of Road Map Publishing from a Collector's Perspective" by Mark Greaves

  • View Private Collection - home-hosted visit by Ron and Jane Gibbs

  • "Google Earth: A New Perspective On Geography" by Aidan Chopra

  • "How Maps Are Made: Creation of Printed Maps from the 15th-19th Century" by Chris Lane

  • "Colorado and the Four Great Geological Surveys, 1867-1869" by Emmett Evanoff

 

2010

  • "Alexander von Humboldt and the Mapping of the Americas" by Imre Josef Demhardt

  • "19th Century Maps in Modern Environmental Studies" by Stefan Leyk

  • "Jeppesen: The Man and the Company" by Michael Pound

  • "Thomas Jefferson: The Louisiana Purchase and First Maps of the Rockies" by Ralph Ehrenberg

  • "The Lewis Evans British Middle Colonies - A Collector's Perspective" by Steve Hoffenberg

 

2009

  • "A Remarkable Early (1602) Spanish Manuscript Map of the Southern Plains" by Paul Mathias

  • "Four Great North American Explorers" by Bruce C. Paton

  • "Cartifacts I" - Short presentations (cartographic artifacts) by RMMS Members and Swap Meet

  • "Thematic Cartography and the Rise of the Nation in the Nineteenth Century" by Susan Schulten

  • "Seymour Schwartz Map Collection at U. of Virginia" by Hoke Perkins and Karin Wittenborg

 

2008

  • "Planning for the Disposition of Your Map Collection" Panel Discussion chaired by Tom Overton

  • "Treasures of the Map Room at The Arthur Lakes Library" by Chris Thiry at Colorado School of Mines

  • "The Power of Maps" guest lecture series by Richard Baum at OLLI at D.U.

  • "Where to Draw the Line? Mapping the US-Mexico Border" by Angel Abbud-Madrid

  • "The Changing Face of Colorado: County Boundaries 1861-1913" by Tom Overton.

 

2007

  • "The Kansas Pocket Maps of O.B. Gunn and D.T. Mitchell" by Scott McEathron at Colorado Historical Society

  • View Private Collection - home-hosted visit by Richard and Marcia Baum

  • View "Graham and Barbara Curtis Print Collection" at Littleton Museum

  • "The Cartography of Indian Country" by Steve Hoffenberg

  • "Maps on stamps" by Carl Barna

 

2006

  • "Captain Cook: The Art of Discovery" by Ron Gibbs

  • View Private Collection - home-hosted visit by Lorraine Sherry

  • "Cartographic myths of North America" by Don McGuirk

  • "How the 1859 Gold Rush put Colorado on the Map" by Wes Brown

 

2005

  • View Private Collection at Law Offices of Bill Bostrom

  • View Map Collection at First United Bank

  • "John Speed 1552-1629" by Jim Hensinger

 

2004

  • View Private Collection - home-hosted visit by Tad Kelly

  • "Automobile Road Maps: Capture and relive the glorious adventures" by Mark Greaves

  • "Map Collecting 101" by Myron West

 

2003

  • "Mapped Myths" - a map-themed program with presentations by RMMS members

  • "Mapping for the Railroad: John C. Fremont's Disastrous 4th Expedition"

  • View Private Collection - home-hosted visit by Wes Brown

  • "Shaping the West" by John Hebert at Colorado Historical Society

 

2002

  • "The Consequences of Quivira" by Paul Mathias

  • "Lost Towns found on Map" (early Colorado settlements) by Kirk Volkel and Gene Jackson

  • "The 1507 world map by Martin Waldseemuller; a cartographic gem" by John Hebert

  • "Collecting and Enjoying Maps of South and Central Asia" by William Spengler

  • View Private Collection - home-hosted visit by Don and Diane McGuirk

 

2001

  • "Rumors of Gold in the Rockies" exhibit arranged by Philip Panum at Denver Public Library

  • "Preserving Antique Works on Paper" by Karen Jones of Jefferson County Library

  • "The Discovery of the New World Through Old Maps" by Wes Brown

  • "The Appearance of the 'Sea of the West' on Early Maps" by Don McGuirk

 

2000

  • "Images of 19th Century Colorado: Exploration to Surveys" by Rose A. Taht and Philip Panum

  • "Rocky Mountain Map Society's Map Fair Buy and Trade" at Denver Athletic Club

  • "Maps on the World-Wide Web" by Myron West

  • "Historical Features Along the Front Range from the 1860's and Earlier" by Glenn Scott

 

1999

  • "20th Century Maps Depicting Events of the 20th Century" by Paul Mahoney

  • View Map Treasures of History Colorado - History Colorado Museum

  • "The 1475 World Map in the Rudimentum Novitorium" by Wes Brown

 

1991-1998

  • "Collectors and Collections" by Ken Nebenzahl of the Newberry Library, Chicago

  • "The Vinland Map" by Thomas Cahill, U. of California at Davis

  • Private tour of Pierson Graphics and Maps Unlimited

  • Exhibit: "The Emergence of Colorado on Maps between the 15th & 20th Centuries"

  • "Mapping of California as an island"

  • "20th Century Road Maps of the United States" by Mark Greaves

  • "The History of Denver in Maps" by Wes Brown

  • "Exploration and Mapping of Wyoming"

  • View "Art on Paper Exhibition" at Loveland Museum and Gallery

  • "Railroad Maps of Colorado"

  • "The Maps of Lewis and Clark"

  • "An 1811 Manuscript Map Of Wyoming"

  • "Early Maps of Spanish New Mexico" by Paul Mathias

  • "The Surveys and Maps of Ferdinand Hayden"

  • "Dutch Cartography from the 16th and 17th Centuries" by Dirk DePagter

  • "Maps of the Gettysburg Battlefield"

  • "Early Trails in Colorado"

  • "Antique Maps on the Internet" by Myron West

  • "USGS Re-discovery and Re-publication of the 1894 Colorado James McConnell School Map"

  • First RMMS lecture: "The Ruysch Map of 1507 and Sylvanus Map of 1511" by Don McGuirk

Regular Meetings 1991-Present

2020

  • “Cartography or Art? The Creation of Iconic Ski Maps” by​ James Niehues 

  • “Mapping Mars through Time: From Fantasy to Scientific Understanding" by Dr. Bryan Hynek

2019

  • “Creating Connections and Geospatial Intelligence for a Better World” by Dr. Amy Newbury​

  • "Mapping uncertainty and unlocking ancestry in Trans-Atlantic migrations of the Slave Trade" by Henry Lovejoy

  • "The cartographic legacy of Spanish military engineers for Greater Southwest" by Dennis Reinhartz

  • "How the Sierra Nevada made Colorado" by Craig Jones

  • "In the Footsteps of the Crime:Tracking and Recovering Maps Stolen by Forbes Smiley" by Dr. Ronald E. Grim

    A link to the exhibit at Boston Public Library and an article about Smiley

  • "Why the Map Trade still matters in the Age of the Internet" by Michael Buehler

  • "Geographies Unrealized: The story of four cartographic myths of North America" by Don McGuirk

  • "Colorado: A Historical Atlas, and Color-Oddities" by Dr. Thomas J. Noel

  • Sixth Annual Map Month Presentations

    • "Images of Colorado: A century of printed views, 1822-1922" by Chris Lane

    • "The cartographic roots of Colorado: 1540 to 1861" by Wes Brown

    • "The Mapping of Colorado: 1861 to WW1" by Tom Overton

    • "The first comprehensive survey of Colorado: F.V. Hayden, 1869-1876" by Chris Lane.

2018

  • "How Maps Reveal (and Conceal) Our History" by Susan Schulten

  • "Gerrymandering: Our Perennial Partisan Political Pastime in Maps" by Vincent Szilagyi

  • "The Mapping of Pluto and Its Moons" by Catherine Olkin

  • "The 100 Most Revolutionary Discoveries in the Field of Geography" by Joseph Kerski

  • "The Scramble for Africa: Colonial Africa Explored through Maps and Artwork" by Vincent Szilagyi

  • Fifth Annual Map Month Presentations

    • "Mapping the French and Indian War" by Chris Lane

    • "Mapping the Civil War" by Susan Schulten

    • "Cold War Cartography" by Greg Miller

    • "Maps of the 10th Mountain Division" by David Little

 

2017

  • "The Shogun's World: Japanese Maps from the 19th and 19th Centuries" by Richard Pegg

  • "The Rio Colorado of the West: 19th Century Exploration and Cartography" by Imre Demhardt

  • "A Survey of the Stars and Stripes on Early Maps, 1777-1795" by Don McGuirk

  • View Private Collection - Reception at the Offices of Bill Bostrom

  • "The Journey of the 'Yazoo Mingo' Moncacht-Ape..." by Don McGuirk

  • "Whither the Waters: Mapping the Great Basin..." by Prof. John Kessell

  • "The Power of Maps" guest lecture series by Lorraine Sherry at Academy for Lifelong Learning

  • Fourth Annual Map Month Presentations

    • "Maps in Paintings" by Kate Stuart

    • "Maps as Art and Maps as Information" by Marcia Yonemoto

    • "The Selden Map and Ming China's Maritime World" by Tianlong Jiao

    • "Art and Cartography" by Susan Schulten

    • "Follow Your Flight: Souvenir Airline Passenger Maps, 1920s-1980s" by Ralph Ehrenberg

 

2016

  • "New Light on Henricus Martellus’ World Map at Yale (c. 1491)" by Chet Van Duzer

  • "Cartifacts IV" - Short presentations by RMMS Members and Swap Meet

  • "Marie Tharp, Illustrator of a Paradigm" by John Lindemann

  • "Lithuania and the Baltic States" by Lorraine Sherry

  • Third Annual Map Month Presentations

    • "Sea Monster of Olaus Magnus: Lore & legacy of the 1539 Carta Marina" by Joseph Nigg

    • "The Edges of the Earth in Herodotus's Histories" by John Gibert

    • "Mapmaking and Mythmaking" by P.J. Mode

    • "Sea of the West: The imagined sea in the heart of North America" by Don McGuirk

    • "The Enormous Mythical San Luis Lake of Colorado" by Wes Brown

    • "Cartographic Myths of the American West" by Chris Lane

 

2015

  • "Myths, Men and Monsters: Exploration and Cartography in Central Africa" by Vincent Szilagyi

  • "Examining 100 Years of USGS Topographic Maps in a Web-Based Platform" by Joseph Kerski

  • "William Henry Jackson, Artist and Mapmaker in His Later Years" by Camille Bradford

  • View Private Collection - home-hosted visit by Don and Diane McGuirk

  • "The Power of Maps" guest lecture series by Lorraine Sherry at Academy for Lifelong Learning

  • Second Annual Map Month Presentations

    • "A Luddite's View of the History of Cartography in the 20th Century" by Jim Akerman

    • "How an Artist Reinvented the Map" by Susan Schulten

    • "Pictorial Maps: A History and Overview" by Curtis Bird

    • "Promotional Cartographies: The Clason Map Company & the American West 1903-1931" by Bill Wyckoff

 

2014

  • "On the Brink of Disaster: George Washington and the American Revolution" by Ron Gibbs

  • "Culture, Contact and the Agency of Appropriation in a 1741 Map of Nagasaki" by Joshua Marcotte at D.U.

  • "Yo-ho-ho and a Rhumb Line! A whimsical look at pirate maps" by Tom Overton

  • View Private Collection - home-hosted visit by Steve and Beverly Hoffenberg

  • View Map Collection - CU-Boulder's Jerry Crail Johnson Earth Sciences and Map Library

  • View Map Treasures of History Colorado - at the new History Colorado Museum

  • First Annual Map Month Presentations

    • "7 Ways to Map the World in 1500: A Collector's Challenge" by Wes Brown

    • "Where to Draw the Line? Mapping the US-Mexico Border" by Angel Abbud-Madrid

    • "Cartography of the Indian Country" by Steve Hoffenberg

    • "Unfolding the West" (19th Century maps) by Chris Lane

 

2013

  • "Mapping the Invisible: Cartographic Experimentation in the New Nation" by Susan Schulten

  • "Alexandrine Tinne: A Dutchwoman in Search of the Source of the Nile" by Mylynka K. Cardona

  • "The Power of Maps" guest lecture series by Lorraine Sherry at Academy for Lifelong Learning

  • "Is North America REALLY Pictured on the Waldseemuller World Map of 1507?" by Don McGuirk

  • "Mt. Everest: Why did it get this name?" by John Boyle at American Alpine Club Library, Golden

  • View Private Collection - home-hosted visit by Chris and Lindsey Lane

  • View Map Collection - University of Denver's maps and exhibits at Anderson Academic Commons

  • "NASA Cartography, 1960-2013" by Dr. Nevin Bryant of JPL

  • "Cartifacts III" - Short presentations by RMMS Members and Swap Meet

  • "Making a Mine Map, Old Style" by Warren Andrews

 

2012

  • "Maps at the Antiques Road Show" by Chris Lane

  • "In the Contours of a Water Judge: Colorado Centennial State at the Headwaters" 
    by Justice Gregory J. Hobbs, Jr.

  • "Digital Cartography for Poets" by Norman Olsen [basic concepts of map projections]

  • View Private Collection - home-hosted visit by Peter and Julie Hughes

  • "Optimum Scale: Colorado's Geologic Mapping Program" by David C. Noe

  • "The Discovery of the New World through Old Maps" by Wes Brown

  • "GIS: The Future is NOW" by Zahid S. Chaudhry

  • "Mapping the Nation's Highways from Auto Trails to Interstates" by Lee Whiteley

 

2011

  • "William Maclure's 1809 Geologic Map of the United States" by John Lindemann

  • "Cartifacts II" - Short presentations by RMMS Members and Swap Meet

  • "A Short History of Road Map Publishing from a Collector's Perspective" by Mark Greaves

  • View Private Collection - home-hosted visit by Ron and Jane Gibbs

  • "Google Earth: A New Perspective On Geography" by Aidan Chopra

  • "How Maps Are Made: Creation of Printed Maps from the 15th-19th Century" by Chris Lane

  • "Colorado and the Four Great Geological Surveys, 1867-1869" by Emmett Evanoff

 

2010

  • "Alexander von Humboldt and the Mapping of the Americas" by Imre Josef Demhardt

  • "19th Century Maps in Modern Environmental Studies" by Stefan Leyk

  • "Jeppesen: The Man and the Company" by Michael Pound

  • "Thomas Jefferson: The Louisiana Purchase and First Maps of the Rockies" by Ralph Ehrenberg

  • "The Lewis Evans British Middle Colonies - A Collector's Perspective" by Steve Hoffenberg

 

2009

  • "A Remarkable Early (1602) Spanish Manuscript Map of the Southern Plains" by Paul Mathias

  • "Four Great North American Explorers" by Bruce C. Paton

  • "Cartifacts I" - Short presentations (cartographic artifacts) by RMMS Members and Swap Meet

  • "Thematic Cartography and the Rise of the Nation in the Nineteenth Century" by Susan Schulten

  • "Seymour Schwartz Map Collection at U. of Virginia" by Hoke Perkins and Karin Wittenborg

 

2008

  • "Planning for the Disposition of Your Map Collection" Panel Discussion chaired by Tom Overton

  • "Treasures of the Map Room at The Arthur Lakes Library" by Chris Thiry at Colorado School of Mines

  • "The Power of Maps" guest lecture series by Richard Baum at OLLI at D.U.

  • "Where to Draw the Line? Mapping the US-Mexico Border" by Angel Abbud-Madrid

  • "The Changing Face of Colorado: County Boundaries 1861-1913" by Tom Overton.

 

2007

  • "The Kansas Pocket Maps of O.B. Gunn and D.T. Mitchell" by Scott McEathron at Colorado Historical Society

  • View Private Collection - home-hosted visit by Richard and Marcia Baum

  • View "Graham and Barbara Curtis Print Collection" at Littleton Museum

  • "The Cartography of Indian Country" by Steve Hoffenberg

  • "Maps on stamps" by Carl Barna

 

2006

  • "Captain Cook: The Art of Discovery" by Ron Gibbs

  • View Private Collection - home-hosted visit by Lorraine Sherry

  • "Cartographic myths of North America" by Don McGuirk

  • "How the 1859 Gold Rush put Colorado on the Map" by Wes Brown

 

2005

  • View Private Collection at Law Offices of Bill Bostrom

  • View Map Collection at First United Bank

  • "John Speed 1552-1629" by Jim Hensinger

 

2004

  • View Private Collection - home-hosted visit by Tad Kelly

  • "Automobile Road Maps: Capture and relive the glorious adventures" by Mark Greaves

  • "Map Collecting 101" by Myron West

 

2003

  • "Mapped Myths" - a map-themed program with presentations by RMMS members

  • "Mapping for the Railroad: John C. Fremont's Disastrous 4th Expedition"

  • View Private Collection - home-hosted visit by Wes Brown

  • "Shaping the West" by John Hebert at Colorado Historical Society

 

2002

  • "The Consequences of Quivira" by Paul Mathias

  • "Lost Towns found on Map" (early Colorado settlements) by Kirk Volkel and Gene Jackson

  • "The 1507 world map by Martin Waldseemuller; a cartographic gem" by John Hebert

  • "Collecting and Enjoying Maps of South and Central Asia" by William Spengler

  • View Private Collection - home-hosted visit by Don and Diane McGuirk

 

2001

  • "Rumors of Gold in the Rockies" exhibit arranged by Philip Panum at Denver Public Library

  • "Preserving Antique Works on Paper" by Karen Jones of Jefferson County Library

  • "The Discovery of the New World Through Old Maps" by Wes Brown

  • "The Appearance of the 'Sea of the West' on Early Maps" by Don McGuirk

 

2000

  • "Images of 19th Century Colorado: Exploration to Surveys" by Rose A. Taht and Philip Panum

  • "Rocky Mountain Map Society's Map Fair Buy and Trade" at Denver Athletic Club

  • "Maps on the World-Wide Web" by Myron West

  • "Historical Features Along the Front Range from the 1860's and Earlier" by Glenn Scott

 

1999

  • "20th Century Maps Depicting Events of the 20th Century" by Paul Mahoney

  • View Map Treasures of History Colorado - History Colorado Museum

  • "The 1475 World Map in the Rudimentum Novitorium" by Wes Brown

 

1991-1998

  • "Collectors and Collections" by Ken Nebenzahl of the Newberry Library, Chicago

  • "The Vinland Map" by Thomas Cahill, U. of California at Davis

  • Private tour of Pierson Graphics and Maps Unlimited

  • Exhibit: "The Emergence of Colorado on Maps between the 15th & 20th Centuries"

  • "Mapping of California as an island"

  • "20th Century Road Maps of the United States" by Mark Greaves

  • "The History of Denver in Maps" by Wes Brown

  • "Exploration and Mapping of Wyoming"

  • View "Art on Paper Exhibition" at Loveland Museum and Gallery

  • "Railroad Maps of Colorado"

  • "The Maps of Lewis and Clark"

  • "An 1811 Manuscript Map Of Wyoming"

  • "Early Maps of Spanish New Mexico" by Paul Mathias

  • "The Surveys and Maps of Ferdinand Hayden"

  • "Dutch Cartography from the 16th and 17th Centuries" by Dirk DePagter

  • "Maps of the Gettysburg Battlefield"

  • "Early Trails in Colorado"

  • "Antique Maps on the Internet" by Myron West

  • "USGS Re-discovery and Re-publication of the 1894 Colorado James McConnell School Map"

  • First RMMS lecture: "The Ruysch Map of 1507 and Sylvanus Map of 1511" by Don McGuirk

Special Events, Exhibits, and Map Fairs

2019

  • "Historic Mining Maps in the Arthur Lakes Library" by Christopher J.J. Thiry
    Presentation and tour of the Arthur Lakes Library's Geology Map Collection
    Colorado School of Mines and Rocky Mountain Map Society

  • Sixth Annual Map Month: "Visualizing Colorado"
    (see "regular meetings" for details)
    Presentations and exhibits
    Rocky Mountain Map Society and Denver Public Library

2018

  • RMMS hosts the Society for the History of Discoveries Annual Meeting in Golden, Colorado
    RMMS Pre-Conference - "Golden Quest: Mapping the Stampedes"
    SHD Conference - "Great Mountains of the American West"
    At Colorado School of Mines

  • 2018 Fifth Annual Map Month: "Maps and War"
    (see "regular meetings" for details)
    Presentations and exhibits
    Rocky Mountain Map Society, Denver Public Library, and CU-Boulder

 

2017

  • Fourth Annual Map Month: "The Art in Maps"
    (see "regular meetings" for details)
    Presentations and exhibits 
    Rocky Mountain Map Society, Denver Public Library, and CU-Boulder

 

2016

  • Third Annual Map Month: "Illusions, Delusions, & Confusions"
    (see "regular meetings" for details)
    Presentations and exhibits
    Rocky Mountain Map Society, Denver Public Library, University of Denver, and CU-Boulder

 

2015

  • Second Annual Map Month: "Mapping in the Early 20th Century" 
    (see "regular meetings" for details)
    Presentations, exhibits, and a mini-map fair
    Rocky Mountain Map Society, Denver Public Library, and University of Denver

  • 2015 "Trails to the Shining Mountains" Symposium in Denver
    at Four Mile Historic Park in Denver
    Oregon-California Trails Association and Rocky Mountain Map Society

 

2014

  • "The Price of Manifest Destiny - War & American Expansion, 1800-1865"
    Virginia Garrett Lecture Series and Map Fair of the West in Texas
    University of Texas, Texas Map Society, Museum of Biblical Art, and Rocky Mountain Map Society

  • 2014 First Annual Map Month: "Map Month Colorado" 
    (see "regular meetings" for details)
    Presentations and mini-map fair
    Rocky Mountain Map Society and Denver Public Library

 

2012

  • "Mapping of North America: Westward Expansion" Conference
    Rocky Mountain Map Society, Texas Map Society, and University of Denver

  • 2012 Map Fair of the West at Denver Public Library
    Rocky Mountain Map Society and Denver Public Library

  • 2012 "19th Century Images of the American West" Lecture series at Denver Public Library
    Chris Lane and Wes Brown, Rocky Mountain Map Society

 

2011

  • "Mapping Historic Trails in Colorado" Joint Conference in Castle Rock
    Oregon-California Trails Association and Rocky Mountain Map Society

  • 2011 Private reception: "Pivotal Points Map Exhibit" at Littleton Museum
    Oregon-California Trails Association, Littleton Museum, and Rocky Mountain Map Society

  • 2011 Invited Presentations at Littleton Museum
    Tom Overton and Wes Brown, Rocky Mountain Map Society

 

2010

  • Invited Presentations at Estes Park Museum
    Tom Overton and Dave Cole, Rocky Mountain Map Society

 

2009

  • "Quest: Trail Maps of the American West" Exhibit at Loveland Museum/Gallery 
    Rocky Mountain Map Society

  • 2009 "On High: Cartography of Topography" Map exhibit at American Mountaineering Museum
    Wes Brown, Rocky Mountain Map Society

 

2008-2009

  • "Maps as Art" digital virtual exhibit at Denver Public Library
    By J. Wendel Cox, Western History and Geneaology Department

2008

  • "Impressions of Place" Prints & cartography from the Dave & Lily Cole Collection
    Dave Cole, Colorado State University, and Rocky Mountain Map Society

  • 2008 Rocky Mountain Antique Map Fair

 

2007

  • 2007 Rocky Mountain Antique Map Fair

  • 2007 The Rare and Not So Rare Book and Art Auction at Denver Public Library
    Denver Public Library and Rocky Mountain Map Society

 

2006

  • "2006 Rocky Mountain Antique Map Fair

 

2005

  • 2005 IMCoS Symposium "Prairie, Peak & Plateau"
    Rocky Mountain Map Society, IMCoS, Phillips Society (Library of Congress) and Denver Public Library

  • 2005 Rocky Mountain Antique Map Fair

 

2004

  • 2004 Rocky Mountain Antique Map Fair

2003

  • 2003 Rocky Mountain Antique Map Fair

2002

  • 2002 Rocky Mountain Antique Map Fair

2001

  • 2001 Rocky Mountain Antique Map Fair

  • 2001 Society for the History of Discoveries Annual Meeting in Denver, Colorado
    Keynote Address: "Spanish Discoveries in Western North America" by Paul Mathias, chairman
    Rocky Mountain Map Society

 

2000

  • 2000 First Rocky Mountain Map Society Map and Book Exchange: Open to the Public

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