A place for Nat Geo Maps & Atlases, Nat Geo Supplement, and Nat Geo Magazine and Map Index collectors to discuss and swap information and ideas
Latest Activity: Jan 28
Anyone who enjoys the beauty of these maps, atlases, supplements, and indexes can join this group to share their knowledge of this very interesting specialized area of collecting Geographics
Perforated Supplements in the National Geographic MagazineAs promised (or threatened) in my on-line index notice, this is my follow-up article to the one I wrote about the January 1983 DC Maps. It specifically discusses the treatment in the metadata…Continue
Started by George Thomas Wilson. Last reply by Melvin L. De Vilbiss Jan 28.
As some of you are aware, I like using the NGM Indices when I research different topics. This includes the cumulative indices as well as the volume indexes. While researching how the metadata treats the newer perforated supplements as a follow on…Continue
Started by George Thomas Wilson. Last reply by Melvin L. De Vilbiss Jan 9.
While perusing the January 1983 National Geographic Magazine during unrelated research, I have just found a two-sided indexed map of Washington, D.C. I noticed that Philip Riviere does not have images of these maps posted here at the 'Corner. Also…Continue
Started by George Thomas Wilson. Last reply by Melvin L. De Vilbiss Jan 6.
As most of the regulars here at the 'Corner are well aware, I have both a love of maps and of indexes. So when I run across a Map Index, I am doubly ecstatic. I recently purchased an Article Reprint from June 1969 entitled "Deerfield Keeps a Truce…Continue
Started by George Thomas Wilson Nov 27, 2015.
In recent years National Geographic has published fewer and fewer maps as supplements to their monthly magazine. From the 1940s through the 2000s there would be 4 or 5 maps per year.In October 2009 National Geographic started a new type of…Continue
Started by George Thomas Wilson. Last reply by George Thomas Wilson Oct 26, 2015.
Cuba October 1906: The Granddaddy of National Geographic Map IndexesIn my many posts to the group I have continued to return to one of my favorite topics, that of the map index. Besides the “standard” map index booklets for Supplement and…Continue
Started by George Thomas Wilson May 30, 2015.
In addition to the NGS "official" cumulative indices printed over the years there were, apparently, third party versions printed for use by school systems as education material. I have one of these items to share and was wondering if anyone else…Continue
Started by George Thomas Wilson. Last reply by Scott T. Shier Apr 14, 2015.
I just acquired my 63rd Map Index for my collection. It is the 1967 version of the map supplement "Land of the Bible Today". Coincidentally, my 62nd Map Index was the LotBT from 1962 (1963 for the map). These two plus the 1956 version I already…Continue
Started by George Thomas Wilson. Last reply by Melvin L. De Vilbiss Apr 8, 2015.
I would like to add a few more map indexes that I have not seen listed. They are as follows:1.1949 Europe and the Near East; I have both a dark globe and the uncolored globe2.1950Classical Lands; I have both globes3. 1950 Africa...; I have both…Continue
Started by Jeffry Persons. Last reply by George Thomas Wilson Mar 2, 2015.
from the centennial index booklet "Maps of the United States and the World,and Cartography at the National Geographic Society ~ 1888-1988"RE: the first loose map supplement in an NGM; on the sixth page of this Centennial Index booklet I've only just…Continue
Started by Scott T. Shier. Last reply by Melvin L. De Vilbiss Feb 25, 2015.