This exhibit highlights unique engraved copper plates used to print topographic maps of Minnesota in the early 1900s, surveying and mapmaking techniques, and government documents related to the process.
The plates are part of the evolution of government mapping and the history of the United States Geological Survey, from early mapping efforts to Geographic Information Systems.
What: Engraved in Copper: The Art of Mapping Minnesota
When: February 13 through May 22
Where: Elmer L. Andersen Library Gallery
Monday, Tuesday, and Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Wednesday and Thursday, 8:30 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.