Vol 70, No 6 (2009)


Cover Page
This month’s cover image is a detail of the terrestrial globe from Globus Terrestris ad sphaeram obliquam delineatus—Globus Coelestis cum Astrodictico artificiali iunctus by Tobias Conrad Lotter (1717–1777), a hand-colored engraving from circa 1774. This work is part of Gettysburg College’s John H. W. Stuckenberg Map Collection of over 500 map sheets from the 16th through the 19th century, housed in Special Collections at Musselman Library.

This collection is part of the GettDigital Collections, a digitization and preservation effort to provide virtual access to learning objects of intellectual and cultural significance to the Gettysburg College Community. These include resources on the Civil War, Asian Art, Historic Gettysburg College, and World War II. GettDigital Collections are available to the public at www.gettysburg.edu/library/gettdigital/index.dot.