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About David Rumsey

David Rumsey's vision

David RumseyCollector, author, entrepreneur, and philanthropist David Rumsey was an early and pioneering spokesperson and practitioner of innovative geospatial techniques and visualization technologies that grant global scholarly access to his more than 150,000 maps, atlases, globes, school geographies, and maritime charts.  His extraordinary combination of curatorial and technical expertise benefitted many libraries, foundations, companies and organizations and he was honored by numerous prestigious awards and appointments. His donation of the David Rumsey Map Collection is the greatest benefice in the Libraries’ history and forms the nucleus of the David Rumsey Map Center in Green Library.

Please visit David Rumsey's website for more information.

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