he New York Map Society exists to encourage and promote the study, research, use, creation, preservation, and appreciation of all forms of maps and the history of cartography. Our interests encompass all eras and methodologies, from antique maps to contemporary maps, including digital and computer-generated maps. Our mission is pursued by numerous means, including periodic lectures and field trips, the maintenance of a website and social media presence, the support of individuals or organizations aligned with our mission, and the publication of articles about maps. The New York Map Society was founded in 1978 and is a non-profit corporation under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code, offeing educational, academic and research programs for anyone interested in maps.
Our Board Member Officers
Steve is a map and history enthusiast with cartographic interests in The Age of Discovery, Maps of Spain (where he lived for 5 years), Colonial America, and early New York City. He is a member of the Philip Lee Phillips Society at The Library of Congress and a member of The Washington Map Society…
Laura Ten Eyck
Laura Ten Eyck grew up in Toronto, Canada in a municipality of Lake Ontario called Mimico. She studied visual art at York University with a concentration in print-making, and attended the Graduate Program in Visual Arts at New York University. Her interest in maps began on the Thorong La pass in Nepal…
Stephen M Banker
Steve developed an affinity for old maps as a child and has been collecting for over 30 years. His interest is primarily in maps from the 1400’s through the 1600’s, with a focus on world maps, maps of the Northeast U.S., maps of the Holy Land and any other maps with a…
In 2010 Andrew retired from decades as a consumer and business data/processing consultant — most recently from Dun & Bradstreet, where he was awarded with patents for domestic and global address maintenance. Prior to that, he spent 13 years in publishing…