8 - 15 October 2017

IMCoS 35th International Symposium, Hamburg – from the organisers

7th December 2016 Dear IMCoS Members, It was a pleasure to meet so many of you at this year’s fabulous symposium in Chicago. The week certainly gave us plenty of food for thought and has left us feeling inspired and more motivated than ever to make the 2017 IMCoS Symposium – which, as the majority […]


31 March 2017

Visit to Manchester Libraries 31 March 2017

An exclusive visit has been arranged for members of IMCoS to the John Rylands Library in Manchester City Centre, one of the most spectacular libraries in the world. We will see maps and atlases which are part of a collection given to the library by the 5th Earl Spencer in 1872 plus many other treasures. […]


24 November 2016

Special IMCoS visit to the latest British Library map exhibition

Members of IMCoS are invited to a special viewing of The British Library’s new exhibition ‘Maps and the 20th Century: Drawing the Line’. Our guide will be Lead Curator of Maps at the BL, Tom Harper, who will point out the most significant maps and be on hand to answer questions. The exhibition will evaluate […]


24–29 October 2016

IMCoS 34th International Symposium, Chicago

‘Private Map Collecting and Public Map Collections in the United States’ is the theme for the 34th symposium. Preliminary Programme Please note that all times are subject to change; please refer to the final program, which will be published in August 2016 Monday 24 October 6:00 – 7:00 pm                      Welcome reception at the Newberry […]


27–29 October 2016

Nineteenth Kenneth Nebenzahl, Jr., Lectures in the History of Cartography, Chicago

Maps, Their Collecting and Study: A Fifty Year Retrospective All sessions are at the Newberry Library Thursday 27 October Keynote lecture by Matthew Edney (University of Southern Maine and the History of Cartography Project): Of Maps, Libraries, and Lectures Reception Friday, 28 October Saturday, October 29 Important Web Addresses The Newberry Library (http://www.newberry.org/) International Map […]


14 September 2016

Collectors’ Evening

 Collectors’ Evening The Collectors’ Evening this year will be held on Wednesday 14 September at the Civil Service Club, 13–15 Great Scotland Yard, Whitehall Court, London SW1A 2HJ.  Refreshments will be available from 6pm in the Milner-Barry Room followed by the meeting in the Elizabethan Room. Bring along your maps to discuss with other members […]


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