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The History of Cartography Project receives major funding from the National Science Foundation

The History of Cartography Project, in the UW–Madison Geography Department, has received a five-year grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF). Beginning September 2014, the funding will facilitate editorial preparation of Cartography in the Nineteenth Century, Volume Five of the award-winning reference book series The History of Cartography. The six-volume History provides a comprehensive account […]

Relief Map Restoration Project Update

The 19 relief maps displayed in Science Hall are part of the history of science at UW-Madison—and the U.S. They were created for classroom and museum use between 1870-1930, a time much like today when the scientific community struggled to understand the complex forces of the earth that shaped human lives: the geologic age of the […]

History of Cartography Project awarded NEH grant

The History of Cartography Project has been offered a new grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH). The two-year award from agency’s Division of Preservation and Access provides $220,000 in outright funding and another $100,000 in matching, should the Project raise an equivalent amount of private gifts. The grant supports ongoing preparation of the final […]

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