Thomas Horst
Speaker Thomas Horst Post-doctoral Researcher
Bavarian Army Library Map Collection

Wednesday, November 30, 2022, 7:00 pm New York (EST) time (Online): The California, Chicago, New York, Philip Lee Phillips, Rocky Mountain, Texas, and Washington Map Societies will offer a virtual lecture by Thomas Horst (Faculdade de Ciências da Universidade de Lisboa, Centre for the History of Science and Technology) on “The Amazing (Hi-)Story of the Bavarian Army Library Map Collection – Reconstructed 60 Years After Its Restitution to Germany.” On the 60th anniversary of the library’s  restitution, this talk reconstructs the story of one of the largest collections of military books and maps that survived destruction during World War II. Taken by American soldiers in 1946 to the US, it was stored in the Library of Congress. To attend, RSVP John Docktor at  to receive the meeting ID and passcode. 

Wednesday, November 30, 2022
7:00 PM, EST (New York)