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.