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Harvard Map Collection

MAPPY HOUR at the Harvard Map Collection

Wednesday, November 29, 2023, 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Harvard Map Collection
Harvard ID required, Open House,

Did you know that Harvard has a map collection?! Yes, you read that right. The Harvard Map Collection houses more than 400,000 print maps that range from 1493 to the present, along with tens of thousands more maps included in books. Explore a place, explore a subject, explore a time. 

Want to come to learn more about the map collection and check out some historic maps with us while enjoying trivia from the map collection librarian and staff? RSVP now for our event on Engage to earn your spot in this first-of-a-kind event from the Social FellowsYes, this event is FREE for HUID holders! Join us for our first ever MAPPY HOUR ; definition of mappy: A happy hour exploring maps with drinks and snacks

You can expect light hot appetizers, alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages to be served, some fun trivia in the map room, and cool maps on display for your viewing! Please note that there will be no drinks and food allowed as you are viewing the old and historic maps. In addition, we will be incorporating Native American Heritage Month in this event by highlighting old maps and collections from Mesoamerica and more! The map collection staff will also be hosting a fun small trivia for you to join to get a chance to win some prizes such as pens, little notebooks, and more!

WHAT? MAPPY HAPPY HOUR at the Harvard Map Collection 

WHERE? Pusey Library, 27 Harvard Yard, Cambridge. (Ask security to direct you when you enter the Pusey library or Lamont Library). Please bring your HUID to gain entrance into the library.

WHEN? Nov 29, 2023, from 5-7 PM


The Student Center at Harvard Griffin GSAS welcomes individuals with disabilities to participate in its programs and activities. If you would like to request accommodation for events or have questions, please contact stucenter@fas.harvard.edu or 617-495-2255 in advance of the event.

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Event Organizer

Molly Taylor-Poleskey