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  • On Sleigh’s Anciente Mappe of Fairyland and True Places

    Bernard Sleigh, An Anciente Mappe of Fairyland : Newly Discovered and Set Forth, 1918. Katherine Peters teaches world literature and writing as adjunct faculty in the English Department at University of Southern Maine. She writes nature essays and i...

  • Thomas O’Dea’s Panorama of the Horrors of Andersonville

    Thomas O'Dea, Andersonville Prison Camp Sumter, Ga. as it appeared August 1st, 1864 when it contained 35,000 prisoners of war drawn from memory by Thomas O'Dea, late Private Co. E 16th Regt. Maine Inf. Vols., 1885. Ashely Towle, Ph.D., Lecturer in t...

  • Teaching and Talking about Race with Maps at the Osher Map Library and Smith Center for Cartographic Education (Part of a Series)

    Great Atlantic and Pacific Tea Company, A Food Map of the United States showing the part played by each of our states in supplying the nation's larder, 1932. Libby Bischof, Ph.D., Executive Director, Osher Map Library and Smith Center for Cartograph...