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Philip Lee Phillips Society

Philip Lee Phillips Society

The Philip Lee Phillips Society has been established to further develop, enhance and promote the collections of the Geography and Map Division by encouraging financial donations to supplement appropriated funds for the acquisition of rare maps; stimulating interest among map collectors, map producers, geographers, cartographers, and historians in order to make the vast resources of the nation's premier cartographic and geographic collections more widely available; facilitating gifts and bequests of significant geographic and cartographic materials in order to further develop its collections; and advancing the Geography and Map Division's publication, education, and exhibition programs.

The Society is named in honor of Philip Lee Phillips (1857-1924), the first Superintendent of Maps when the Hall of Maps and Charts which was established in 1897.

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To obtain membership and activities information of the Society please contact:
Patricia Molen van Ee
Executive Secretary
p) 202/707-8534
f) 202/707-8531

Steering Committee:

Academic Advisors:

William Ginsberg, New York (co-chair) Louis DeVorsey, University of Georgia, Emeritus
J. Thomas Touchton, Florida (co-chair) Ronald Grim, Boston Public Library
Roger S. Baskes, Illinois Alice Hudson, New York Public Library
Wesley A. Brown, Colorado Mark Monmonier, Syracuse University
Allen Carroll, Washington, D.C. Mary Pedley, University of Michigan
Joseph H. Fitzgerald, Florida Dennis Reinhartz, University of Texas - Arlington
Robert A. Highbarger, Maryland Richard W. Stephenson
Arthur Holzheimer, Illinois Norman J. W. Thrower, University of California - Los Angeles
Jay Lester, North Carolina Cordell D. K. Yee, St. John's College, Annapolis
Glen McLaughlin, California  
Kenneth Nebenzahl, Illinois  
Gary W. North, Virginia  
Roni Pick, Boston Public Library  
George Tobolowsky, Texas  

Ex Officio:

Executive Secretary:

John R. Hébert, (Chief, Geography and Map Division, 1999-present) Patricia Molen van Ee
Specialist in Cartographic History
Geography and Map Division
Ralph E. Ehrenberg, (Chief, Geography and Map Division, 1991-1998)  
John A. Wolter, (Chief, Geography and Map Division, 1978-1991)  
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