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Man of Direction: Henry Wendt’s Lifelong Fascination With Maps Helps Create A Hugely Popular Museum Exhibit

Reporter Meg McConahey: “Quivira was a mythical kingdom in the faraway Americas, a wealthy civilization whose enlightened people, it was said, dined off golden dishes and traded with Cathay… It would take a 20th-century pharmaceutical executive, long captivated by the detailed histories contained within the fragile parchment of ancient maps, to finally make Quivira a real place.”

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