Re: Carman update
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@...>
> 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 couldsell
> enough to make it worthwhile. Given the access of the LOC site, itis
> less likely now. If you have any ideas about production, we have8x10
> photo negatives of all fourteen maps.would
> Thomas G. Clemens D.A.
> Professor of History
> Hagerstown Community College
> >>> "eighth_conn_inf" <eighth_conn_inf@...> 10/29/2007 8:27 AM
> 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 beingset
> printed on sturdy, plastic-coated paper.
> --- 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 fullof
> 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 theaccess
> 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