Issue #39 - Fall 1997
Mapping of the Borders of Pennsylvania, 1681-1921. by John W. Docktor.
In Transit: Medieval Itinerary Maps and Texts of the Middle Ages. A summary by Steven J. Vogel of a presentation to the Society by Dr. Evelyn Edson.
Putting Appalachia on the Map OR Appalachia: Its Perception as a Barrier on Maps to 1733. A summary by Steven J. Vogel of a presentation to the Society by Ms. Alice Hudson.
A regular feature in The Portolan, this is a bibliographic listing of articles and books appearing worldwide on antique maps and globes and the history of cartography. By Eric W. Wolf.
Images and Icons of the New World: Essays on American Cartography. Edited by Karen Severud Cook. (Review by Eric W. Wolf)
1. Washington Map Society Meetings, September 1997 - February 1998.
2. Exhibitions and Meetings, Fall 1997 - Spring 1998.
3. On the Trail with Charlie Burroughs - Part II.