of Map Libraries
Spring 2007 Meeting
February 15-18, 2007
Library, Pasadena, CA. Joint meeting with the California
Friday, February 16
Coffee, pastries and registration, Winnett Lounge.
Introductions and Business Meeting.
John Novack on Novacell's historical USGS maps.
Break-out Discussion Sessions
- Grant writing: What grants are in process? Types of grants available for library work. Gauging interest in having a full-scale workshop on how to write a grant.
- Map discovery beyond the OPAC.
- Innovative ways to use students for library projects.
- Map theft in a non-special collections environment.
Lunch on your own on campus.
Travel to Huntington Library. Docent tour at 1:30 PM.
WAML Banquet, Margarita Jones.
Coffee and registration, Huntington Library Friends Hall.
Welcome, Tom Worth, President, California Map Society and Wendie
Helms, President, Western Association of Map Librarians.
Dr. Robert C. Ritchie, W. M. Keck Foundation Director
of Research, Huntington Library, will welcome us and speak on The
Henry Morgan Deretero and the derivative Haack Atlas.
Bill Warren, Past CMS President, will give a presentation
on Bird's-eye views of California, the Realtor's Dreams.
Philip Burden, noted author, will talk about The
Men Behind the Maps.
Tour of the Huntington's Preservation Laboratory, led by conservators
Holly Moore, Joyce Ziman, and
Lunch and viewing some Huntington Maps or a walk through the Huntington's
Gardens and Exhibition Halls.
1:30 -- 1:45 PM
CMS Business meeting.
Kerry Sieh, Robert P. Sharp Professor of Geology,
Tectonic Observatory, Caltech, will speak on The Intersection
of Burgeoning Human Population and Natural Hazards-the Case of Sumatra.
Dr. Norman J. W. Thrower, UCLA Emeritus Professor
and First CMS President, will address the subject of Physicians
and Maps, an Interesting Connection.
Susan Caughey, CMS VP, will discuss Vermeer's
David Y. Allen, Map Librarian, Stony Brook University,
retired, and Member both CMS and WAML will offer The Comparative
Analysis of Old Maps Using Digital Raster Imagery.
Post meeting reception at Bill Warren's Pasadena home, 1109 Linda
Glen Drive, overlooking the Rose Bowl. Maps with directions will
be available at the meeting.
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