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
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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
I recently purchased the Article Reprint from the April 1949 issue of the National Geographic Magazine entitled "The British Way". It includes an additional article "Our Search for British Paintings", the overview "The Society's New Map of the…Continue
Started by George Thomas Wilson. Last reply by George Thomas Wilson Aug 12.
1938 and 1939 Mid-Production Revised Maps As with the July 1989 map of France which I covered in an earlier discussion, Roger Nathan documents two maps of Europe in the leadup to World War II that were modified mid-issue sometime during each…Continue
Started by George Thomas Wilson. Last reply by Scott T. Shier Aug 12.
I have some questions about the following map supplements. Did Roger Nathan ever list any of the Making of America or Making of Canada historical map supplements as being revised or reprinted? At least 2 of the Making of America maps had errors on…Continue
Started by stephen zamarin. Last reply by stephen zamarin Jul 12.
In my research of the January 1983 Washington DC map, I asked Jeffry Persons for assistance as to whether Roger Nathan acknowledged it as a supplement in his unpublished 2001 update to his collectors guide. (He did.)As well as providing me the…Continue
Started by George Thomas Wilson. Last reply by Philip Riviere May 16.
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.