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The Portolan

Issue #9 - April 16, 1987



Isaac McCoy: Forgotten Mapper of the Trans-Missouri West. By John B. Garver, Jr.

Gettysburg Field Trip. A report by Michael Miller on the March 1987 Society outing, which included the presentations on the mapping of the Civil War battlefield and a visit to the Stuckenburg map collection, Musselman Library, Gettysburg College.

Baltimore Field Trip. A report by Pat Fitzgerald of the January 1987 outing to the Peabody Institute Library and the Walters Art Gallery Rare Books Room.

The History of Cartography Project. A brief summary by Michael Miller of a presentation to the Society by Professor David Woodward.

The Early Mapping of Hawaii. A summary by Michael Miller of a presentation to the Society by Gary Fitzpartick.


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.


1. Washington Map Society Meetings, May - June 1987.

2. Exhibitions and Meetings, April - September 1987.

3. Polyhedral Globes. By Jonathan T. Lanman.

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