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Latin American Studies


Exhibit: Changing Boundaries: Historic Maps of the U.S.-Mexico Frontier

Event Start DateSaturday, April 17, 2010 – Friday, June 18, 2010
University Center
CostCost: free


An exhibit of historic maps from the Mexican map collection of Simon Burrow.

Opening reception and presentation. Wednesday, April 21, 2010, 6 p.m., University Center, Forum B. Reception to follow

Exhibition. April 17 - June 18, 2010; Monday through Saturday, 9 a.m.-8 p.m. Exhibit Hall, Student Life Pavilion

Maps tell stories.  See the story of how the US-Mexico border evolved over the last four centuries in this exhibit of historic maps.  Original maps dated as early as 1600 show the claims, counter claims, conquests, and discoveries that resulted in the current line.  See proof that California is an island and learn why San Diego is in the United States.

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