The George Jenks Map Collection at the Kenneth Spencer Research Library

Professor George F. Jenks taught cartography for the University of Kansas from 1949-1986. During his tenure, Jenks established an internationally renowned cartography program which helped push the boundaries of cartographic research and design. Jenks' personal map collection contains hundreds of maps, graphics, and associated artwork that he produced for publication and in support of his research. This small exhibit highlights a few items from the collection to illustrate the scope of Jenks' career.

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A Kansas Atlas

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Topeka: Kansas Industrial Development Commission

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A Kansas Atlas

Agricultural Capabilities of Kansas Soils, page 7

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Topeka: Kansas Industrial Development Commission

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Kansas Industrial Resources

Expanding Production (page 17)

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Kansas Industrial Development Commission

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Science, vol. 154, no. 3750

Original copy of Science publication

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American Association for the Advancement of Science

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Hogs, 1967, North Carolina

Small graphic illustrating eye movement and fixation on the map during the experiment.

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