Texas Map Society Spring Meeting – 2023

Save the date – May 19-20, Houston, TX / Rice University

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Click here to download a PDF of the 2023 Texas Map Society Spring Meeting Sponsorship Form.

This year, our meeting features the following:

  • Tour of Minute Maid Park (Optional)
  • Tour of the Julia Ideson Building and Houston Metropolitan Research Center Map Collection (Optional)
  • Reception and Tour of the Antiquarium (Optional)
  • Tours of the Fondren Library Special Collections at Rice University
  • Tours of the Frank and Carol Holcomb Map Collection
  • Presentations by:
    • Ron TylerLithography and 19th Century Texas Mapping
    • Jeff Dunn A Chronology of the Earliest Texas Automobile Road Maps and Highway Guides, 1909-1930
    • Norie Guthrie, Rice UniversityVisualizing The Red Book of Houston
    • Gary Pinkerton Map Wars! : Methodological Demons and Substantial Disagreements Over the Path Followed
    • Russell Martin, DeGolyer Library, Southern Methodist University All Aboard for Texas: Railroads and the Promotion of the Lone Star State
  • And much more!

Please email james.harkins@glo.texas.gov for additional information or to inquire about pre-registration.

Gold Level Sponsors

Silver Level Sponsors:

The DeGolyer Library, Southern Methodist University

William Allison Books  ABAA/ILAB