Ninth Virginia Garrett Lectures and Map Fair of the West

Arlington, Texas
Thursday, October 16, 2014

Ninth Virginia Garrett Lectures and Map Fair of the West
Thursday, October 16, 2014 - Sunday, October 19, 2014

University of Texas at Arlington Libraries
Special Collections
817-272-3393
702 Planetarium Place
Arlington, Texas 76019
United States

Map and Directions

Sponsored by
University of Texas at Arlington Libraries
Special Collections

in conjunction with
The Texas Map Society and The Rocky Mountain Map Society

 present
The Price of Manifest Destiny:
War and American Expansion, 1800-1865

Presentation topics will range from the Corps of Topographical Engineers after the War of 1812, to the cartography of U.S. expansionism in the antebellum period, to the cartographic connections between the U.S. War with Mexico and the Civil War, and more. The focus will be on how maps have both reflected and in some cases shaped wars in the 19th-century American Southwest and Borderlands.

followed by the
Map Fair of the West
The Museum of Biblical Art • 7500 Park Lane, Dallas, Texas 75225

Map exhibitors and dealers from across the U.S. and around the world will be in Dallas displaying and selling maps during the Map Fair. There will also be informative lectures during the Map Fair covering such diverse topics as the care and preservation of old maps and maps of the Holy Land and their meaning, just to mention a few lecture topics. Map and history lovers should plan now to attend both the lectures and the Map Fair. 

Registration is $100 and includes entry to Map Fair of the West

 

Contact Information


  • Kathleen Houston
    UT Arlington Library ·
    Box 19497 ·
    Arlington, Texas 76019-0497
     


    Email: khouston@uta.edu
     

Payment Instructions

  • Can’t register online?
    Contact Kathleen Houston
    khouston@uta.edu
    Registration is $100 and includes entry to
    Map Fair of the West

    Please make checks payable to: 
    UT Arlington Libraries
    Box 19497 ·
    Arlington, Texas 76019-0497

    We accept all major credit cards.

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