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See Jon Jablonski’s presentation on the Fairchild Aerial Survey


Please “Continue Reading” below to see Jon Jablonski’s entertaining visual presentation about the history of the Fairchild Aerial Survey. At the University of Santa Barbara he oversees its preservation and continued use by folks around the country.  There’s no archive like it and Fairchild was a visionary to create it. / / / Click on Continue Reading […]

New recommended reading


Julie Sweetkind-Singer has sent us her latest list of recommended new mapping books. They are posted with a brief description on our Books page in the Research and Education section at the lower left. Click on Continue Reading if you are not able to find that page.

Student representative wanted


The California Map Society would like to increase its student membership and involvement.  We are looking for a current student member to serve as Student Representative to the CMS Board.      If interested in being the Student Representative, please send a one paragraph resume to Nick Kanas, MD (NorCal V-P) at  

Julie Sweetkind-Singer gets national recognition


Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell announced the appointment of Julie Sweetkind-Singer to the National Geospatial Advisory Committee (NGAC).  Julie is the Stanford Libraries’ Head Librarian at the Branner Earth Sciences Library & Map Collections, is the first librarian to sit on committee, and is especially a most respected member of the California Map Society. See more […]