<a href='//www.lib.msu.edu'>MSU Libraries</a> | https://blogpublic.lib.msu.edu/feed/map-library/atom/ 2019-03-18T08:40:00-04:00 Drupal Twenty Years in San Francisco's Mission District https://blogpublic.lib.msu.edu/node/271451 2019-03-18T08:40:00-04:00 2019-03-18T08:40:00-04:00 weessie2 Twenty Years in San Francisco's Mission District https://blogpublic.lib.msu.edu/map-library/2019/mar/twenty-years-san-franciscos-mission-district <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><p>This custom-bound book was owned and used by longtime San Francisco real estate agent Harry Cecil Jenkins.  It marks out every real estate parcel in the Mission District and nearby Horner’s Addition, a combined area that runs south of famous Market Street about a mile southwest of downtown.  The </p></div></div></div> Mon, 18 Mar 2019 12:40:00 +0000 weessie2 271451 at https://blogpublic.lib.msu.edu Spring 2019 MSU Library GIS Workshops https://blogpublic.lib.msu.edu/node/271433 2019-01-04T13:01:00-05:00 2019-01-04T13:01:00-05:00 atickner Spring 2019 MSU Library GIS Workshops https://blogpublic.lib.msu.edu/map-library/2019/jan/spring-2019-msu-library-gis-workshops <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><p class="pa0" style="margin-top:0in; margin-right:0in; margin-bottom:12.0pt; margin-left:0in"><span style="font-size:12pt"><span style="font-family:&quot;Times New Roman&quot;,serif"><span style="font-family:&quot;Calibri&quot;,sans-serif">MSU Libraries is offering several workshops in spring on GI</span></span></span></p></div></div></div> Fri, 04 Jan 2019 18:01:00 +0000 atickner 271433 at https://blogpublic.lib.msu.edu “…an inexhaustible supply of iron ore of the best quality.” https://blogpublic.lib.msu.edu/node/271431 2018-12-28T08:23:00-05:00 2018-12-28T08:23:00-05:00 weessie2 “…an inexhaustible supply of iron ore of the best quality.” https://blogpublic.lib.msu.edu/map-library/2018/dec/inexhaustible-supply-iron-ore-best-quality <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><p><img alt="Negaunee area 1851 and 1872" src="https://blogs.lib.msu.edu/sites/default/files/negaunee-1851-1872.jpg" style="width:863px; height:413px" /></p></div></div></div> Fri, 28 Dec 2018 13:23:00 +0000 weessie2 271431 at https://blogpublic.lib.msu.edu We Were Almost Michigania https://blogpublic.lib.msu.edu/node/271417 2018-10-29T08:22:00-04:00 2018-10-29T08:22:00-04:00 weessie2 We Were Almost Michigania https://blogpublic.lib.msu.edu/map-library/2018/oct/we-were-almost-michigania <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><p>This French-made map from 1785 was the first to bear forms of the word “Michigan” applied to a land area.  It was also one of the first to recognize the fledgling country by its chosen name, United States, here in the French, Etats-Unis.</p></div></div></div> Mon, 29 Oct 2018 12:22:00 +0000 weessie2 271417 at https://blogpublic.lib.msu.edu Michigan With No Thumb https://blogpublic.lib.msu.edu/node/271411 2018-10-22T08:59:00-04:00 2018-10-22T08:59:00-04:00 weessie2 Michigan With No Thumb https://blogpublic.lib.msu.edu/map-library/2018/oct/michigan-no-thumb <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><p>This map depicts Michigan oddly with no thumb and with a range of mountains extending down to Florida.  It carefully marks waterway portages that link the Great Lakes with the Mississippi river system and points out several mines including one of copper at present day Chicago.</p></div></div></div> Mon, 22 Oct 2018 12:59:00 +0000 weessie2 271411 at https://blogpublic.lib.msu.edu California as an Island https://blogpublic.lib.msu.edu/node/271407 2018-10-09T14:06:00-04:00 2018-10-09T14:06:00-04:00 weessie2 California as an Island https://blogpublic.lib.msu.edu/map-library/2018/oct/california-island <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><p>From 1622 to the middle 1700s European mapmakers were drawing California as an island separate from North America.  In 1701 Jesuit missionary Father Eusebio Francisco Kino walked around Baja California and proved that California was not an island.</p></div></div></div> Tue, 09 Oct 2018 18:06:00 +0000 weessie2 271407 at https://blogpublic.lib.msu.edu An Error-ridden Map of Michigan https://blogpublic.lib.msu.edu/node/271403 2018-10-01T12:09:00-04:00 2018-10-01T12:09:00-04:00 weessie2 An Error-ridden Map of Michigan https://blogpublic.lib.msu.edu/map-library/2018/oct/error-ridden-map-michigan <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><p>Michigan was swarming with settlers in the 1850s.  As the rural population rose, counties were organized, split, and reshaped at a fast pace.  Settlers were eager to buy maps that reflected the newest information and relied on mapmakers to pay attention to such developments.  </p></div></div></div> Mon, 01 Oct 2018 16:09:00 +0000 weessie2 271403 at https://blogpublic.lib.msu.edu Here There be 'Gators! https://blogpublic.lib.msu.edu/node/271397 2018-09-24T09:05:00-04:00 2018-09-24T09:05:00-04:00 weessie2 Here There be 'Gators! https://blogpublic.lib.msu.edu/map-library/2018/sep/here-there-be-gators <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><p>This map depicts a very accurate rendering of the Great Lakes for its time.  Illustrations sprinkled throughout the map show Native Americans engaged in various activities including drying fish and being eaten by an alligator.</p></div></div></div> Mon, 24 Sep 2018 13:05:00 +0000 weessie2 271397 at https://blogpublic.lib.msu.edu German Michigan https://blogpublic.lib.msu.edu/node/271385 2018-09-17T08:36:00-04:00 2018-09-17T08:36:00-04:00 weessie2 German Michigan https://blogpublic.lib.msu.edu/map-library/2018/sep/german-michigan <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><p>In 1860, one-quarter of the foreign-born population in Michigan was from Germany.  These two maps of Michigan appeared in two popular German-made atlases, made when many western Europeans were immigrating to the United States.  </p></div></div></div> Mon, 17 Sep 2018 12:36:00 +0000 weessie2 271385 at https://blogpublic.lib.msu.edu On Display This Week: The Birth of a Myth https://blogpublic.lib.msu.edu/node/245569 2018-09-10T08:55:00-04:00 2018-09-10T08:55:00-04:00 weessie2 On Display This Week: The Birth of a Myth https://blogpublic.lib.msu.edu/map-library/2018/sep/display-week-birth-myth <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><h1>The Birth of a Myth</h1> <h5>Note: The following maps will be on display in the MSU Map Library the week of September 10, 2018. They were both generous gifts of Ron Dietz.</h5></div></div></div> Mon, 10 Sep 2018 12:55:00 +0000 weessie2 245569 at https://blogpublic.lib.msu.edu