Program – Northern California Annual Meeting – May 11, 2013


MAY 11,2013

8:30-9:00   REGISTRATION: coffee, tea, fruit, muffins

9:00-9:05   WELCOME:  Fred DeJarlais, President and  Leonard Rothman,V.P. for Northern California

9:05-9:15   LIBRARY FACILITY OVERVIEW:  LaVonne Jacobson. Our host and Division Head, Collections and Manuscript Services and Faculty Co-Chair, J. P. Leonard Library

9:15-9:45   HOW MAPS ARE USED IN TEACHING AND RESEARCH AT STANFORD AND ELSEWHERE:  Julie Sweetkind-Singer , Assistant Director of Geospatial, Cartographic and Scientific Data Services, and Head Librarian of the Banner Earth Science Library and Map Collections, Stanford University and G. Salim Mohammed, Digital and Rare Maps Librarian.

9:45-10:30   THE CHANGING FACE OF SAN FRANCISCO:  Max Kirkeberg, Ph.D, Professor Emeritus , San Francisco State University, Department of Geography and Human Environmental Services.

10:30-10:45   BREAK: beverages

10:45-11:30    THE COLORING OF ANTIQUE MAPS-PRACTICE, METHODS, ADVANTAGES AND   CONTROVERSY:Dorothy Raphaely, Map Colorist, Illuminated Manuscript Gilder and Graphic Designer PRESENTATION


12:00-1:15    LUNCHES ( sandwiches/salads, beverge and sweets) and the DEBELLIS  COLLLECTION

1:15-2:00    HOW THE 1859 GOLD RUSH PUT COLORADO ON THE MAP AND INFLUENCED  COLORADO MAPS OF TODAY: Wesley Brown, CMS member, co-founder  of St. Charles Capital and the Rocky Mountain Map Society. Former member Denver Library Commission and advisor to the Library of Congress Geography and Map Division.

2:00-2:45    THE MYSTERIES OF THE MISSING MAP: The discovery of the lost and only known copy of the 1980 Congressional Boundary Map of the GGNRA and its revelations presented by George Clyde, Attorney, TV documentary journalist, America’s Cup Yacht Racing rules advisor. PRE-PUBLICATION REPRINT

2:45-3:45   BREAK AND RELOCATION TO THE SUTRO LIBRARY on the eighth floor. Haleh Motiey, library manager, will conduct a guided tour including an exact replica of the huge 1611 Vanden Keere world map  (Shirley #274 page 296). The original and only known copy is in the Sutro Vault.



5:00-600  WINE AND CHEESE SOCIAL location to be announced.