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Walter Ristow

American curator


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Walter William Ristow was the head librarian of the map library at the New York Public Library and later the Library of Congress. Ristow graduated with a degree in geography from the University of Wisconsin in 1931. He went on to earn a master's degree in geography from Oberlin College and a doctorate from Clark University. Ristow joined the Library of Congress in 1946 and became chief of its map department in 1967. He retired in 1978.

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University of Wisconsin–Madison

Public research university in Madison, Wisconsin, USA

Clark University

American private university and liberal arts college in Worcester, Massachusetts

Oberlin College

Private liberal arts college in Oberlin, Ohio, United States