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 […]
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.
Our April Newsletter is in the mail. It has more information about our May 10 Summer Meeting in Mountain View and registration forms if you prefer to register by mail and much more. To register for the meeting online or to see a full copy of the Newsletter in PDF format continue reading to the […]
The California Map Society Annual Meeting will be held on May 10, 2014 in conjunction with our Summer Meeting in Mountain View, CA. In addition to other business which may come before a meeting of members, we will announce the results of a proposed amendment to our bylaws and the annual election of the officers […]
Learn about the mapping of the Chinese empire. For more information, click here.
Here’s a map of our membership in California. Click continue reading to see: a view of CMS CA members by ZIP code in a full screen map.
National Geographic has wasted no time to cede the Crimea to Russia. Continue reading for more.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
We are sad to say that Tom Wyman died on March 17th. He had suffered a brain aneurysm and was showing no signs of improvement. Between the damage he suffered and his age it was too much for him to overcome. He died peacefully with his family at his side.
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 […]