About David Rumsey

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David Rumsey

Collector, author, entrepreneur, and philanthropist David Rumsey has been 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 has benefitted many libraries, foundations, companies and organizations, and he has been honored by numerous prestigious awards and appointments. His donation of the David Rumsey Map Collection is one of the greatest benefice in the Libraries’ history and forms the nucleus of the David Rumsey Map Center in Green Library.

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