Hodson 313, Homewood Campus
Note: throughout the semester, participants in the seminar will be called upon to provide a progress report on the two assignments beginning the 4th night of class. It will be on a volunteer basis with 1-2 people formally presenting from their USB drives to the class.
Wednesday, January 23.
- Review of the syllabus, objectives of the course
- Putting Maryland on the Map
Wednesday, January 30.
- discussion of seminar assignments, note taking, Wikipedia assignments
- Maryland before Maryland: the first efforts to map and chart the Chesapeake Bay prior to 1635.
- Colonial Encounters: An Overview of the history of the Chesapeake Bay Eco-System to 1800
Source: http://ecpclio.net/megafile/msa/speccol/sc5300/sc5339/000001/000000/000061/tif/m000341th.jpg (accessed 1/27/2004)
ExplorationWednesday, February 6.
Source: http://www.loc.gov/exhibits/treasures/images/s19.2.jpg (accessed 1/27/2004)
source: http://ecpclio.net/megafile/msa/speccol/sc5300/sc5339/000001/000000/000006/tif/sc5339-1-6th.jpg (accessed 1/30/04)
Settlement to ColonyWednesday, February 13.
Lecture "Why no cities of substance on the Colonial Maps of Maryland?". See: "Doing Good to Posterity" The Move of the Capital for Maryland from St. Mary's City to Ann Arundell Towne, Now Called Annapolis, which is available as a pamphlet from the Maryland State Archives. Class discussion of reading.
source: http://ecpclio.net/megafile/msa/speccol/sc5300/sc5339/000001/000000/000150/tif/sl02-19077th.jpg (accessed 1/30/04)
Source: http://www.mdsa.net (accessed 1/27/2004)
Charting the Way
Wednesday, February 20.
From Colony to StateWednesday, February 27.
In the New NationWednesday, March 5
Growth and DisunionWednesday, March 12.
Enterprising Map MakersWednesday, March 19.
No Class, Spring BreakWednesday, March 26.
Mapping Cities and TownsWednesday, April 2.
From Pragmatic Surveying to Scientific CartographyWednesday, April 9
Last FrontiersWednesday, April 16
Wednesday, April 23
Wednesday, April 30
Last seminar at Instructor's home. Final presentations and return of USBs with final products and notes in electronic format
©Dr. Edward C. Papenfuse (instructor)
Office Hours by appointment
Phone: (o) 410-260-6401; (h) 410-467-6137
Internet Address: http://www.mdhistory.net
Email Address: firstname.lastname@example.org
Last update: January 23, 2008