The University Libraries Center for Southwest Research and Special Collections “Fall 2017 People and Places Lecture Series” is drawing to a close, with the final presentation happening later this week.

“Cartographic Legacy: Spanish Royal Engineers for the Southwest,” will be presented by Dennis Reinhartz at 5:30 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 14 in the Frank Waters Room in Zimmerman Library. Reinhartz received his BA and MA degrees in history from Rutgers University and his Ph.D from New York University. He is an emeritus professor of history and Russian at The University of Texas at Arlington. After a university career of more than 40 years, he retired to Santa Fe in 2008. He is the author or editor of 14 books, is a past president of The Society for the History of Discoveries, Arid Lands Studies Association, Western Social Science Association, Texas Map Society and is the current president of the Historical Society of New Mexico.

His presentation is free and open to the public.

For more information contact Tomas Jaehn at