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3994Re: Carman update

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  • eighth_conn_inf
    Dec 31 10:20 AM
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      I know a photographer who might be able to help. Do you have any
      specifics on the negatives you have? Are they the 1908 version?


      --- In TalkAntietam@yahoogroups.com, "Thomas Clemens" <clemenst@...>
      > Larry,
      > Save Historic Antietam Foundation at one time considered printing
      > copies for sale, but the numbers did not work out. To print them
      > enough to be legible is pretty pricey and we didn't think we could
      > enough to make it worthwhile. Given the access of the LOC site, it
      > less likely now. If you have any ideas about production, we have
      > photo negatives of all fourteen maps.
      > Thomas G. Clemens D.A.
      > Professor of History
      > Hagerstown Community College
      > >>> "eighth_conn_inf" <eighth_conn_inf@...> 10/29/2007 8:27 AM
      > >>>
      > Jake,
      > I posted a comment on the LOC website re the revised maps.
      > Perhaps a good project for a group to undertake if not to make a
      > profit but to contribute funds to a non profit organization? I
      > buy a set assuming it was complete and legible as well as being
      > printed on sturdy, plastic-coated paper.
      > Larry
      > --- In TalkAntietam@yahoogroups.com, Joseph Pierro
      > <joseph_pierro@> wrote:
      > >
      > > You know, it's a REAL shame that Bob Younger at Morningside Books
      > isn't with us anymore. He managed to find a way to make the full
      > of Bachelder maps from Gettysburg available (all 28 maps in full
      > color) for $250. Now, he just printed them flat and loose (they
      > shipped them boxed), but it's the closest thing I've seen in recent
      > years to a project like the Carman atlas.
      > >
      > > Meanwhile, I urge everyone to email the webmaster of the Library
      > Congress's "American Memory" project and urge them to scan the
      > second, REVISED volume of Carman's atlas into their giant digital
      > database. It's not the PERFECT format, but it beats not having
      > to them at all.
      > >
      > > Best,
      > >
      > > --j
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