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International Conference on the History of Cartography
CONFERENCE BY CONFERENCE SURVEY
9th International Conference on the History of Cartography
IX Conferenza Internazionale di Storia della Cartografia
May 30-June 5, 1981 Pisa - Firenze - Roma
Dedicated to the memory of Roberto Almagia. Held at the Teatro Verdi and the Aula Magna dell'Università in Pisa (31 May-2 June), the Biblioteca Laurenziana and the Istituto e Museo di Storia della Scienza in Florence (3-4 June) and a session in honor of Roberto Almagià in the Accademia dei Lincei at Rome (5 June). Principal coordinator was Vincenzo Cappelletti. Attendance of almost 200, from 28 countries. Conference languages were English, French and Italian, with simultaneous translation provided.
The thematic sections were "European Cartography," "Regional Cartography and Military Cartography," "Italian Cartographers, and Art in Cartography," "Techniques and Symbols, and the Cartography of Primitive Peoples," "Cartographic Collections, and Cartography of Exploration and Colonies," "Cartography of the World, and Cartography of the Seas."
There were two exhibitions
There were 71 papers, of most of which full texts were provided, as well as a book of abstracts (See Bibliographia Cartographica, 9(1982), no. 830). All but eleven of the papers were published in full in Imago et mensura mundi: Atti del IX Congresso Internazionale di Storia della Cartografia, ed. Carla Clivio Marzoli, et al. 3 vols. (Acta Encyclopædica, 3) (Firenze, 1985). The papers not published here were: Babicz, Brancaccio, Ghallab, Guedes, Guthorn, Jarcho, Jones, Marshall, Pansini, Seta, Stylianou.
- cartographic rarities of the Biblioteca Laurenziana, Florence (catalog: Monumenti di cartografia a Firenze (secc. X-XVII) (Firenze, 1981)(vi,113pp)(see review in La Bibliofilia, 83(1981), 187-88)); and
- cartographic manuscripts and instruments in the Vatican Library (catalog: Manoscritti cartografici e strumenti scientifici nella Biblioteca Vaticana secc. 14-17. Mostra organizzata in occasione della 9. Conferenza internazionale di storia della cartografia. (guigno-dicembre 1981) (Roma, 1981) (64pp)).