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Thursday, July 9, 2015

American Geographical Society Library at University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee

Inside the Most Amazing Map Library That You've Never Heard Of

Luke Spencer | April 6, 2015


Within the campus of University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee is a geographer’s treasure trove: over a million artifacts from the American Geographical Society, one of the most incredible collections of maps, atlases and globes to be found in America.
But, ironically, the library is practically unexplored territory. When I asked for directions on campus many students themselves didn’t know it was there.
Source: http://onmilwaukee.com/buzz/articles/agslibrary.html
<more at http://www.atlasobscura.com/articles/the-most-amazing-map-library-that-you-ve-never-heard-of; related links: https://uwm.edu/libraries/agsl/ (American Geographical Society Library) and http://collections.lib.uwm.edu/cdm/landingpage/collection/agdm (The American Geographical Society Library Digital Map Collection); further: http://onmilwaukee.com/buzz/articles/agslibrary.html>

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