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Reference Number: 149 - Last revised: 03/08/02, Edition 4.

University of Derby
Geography Department Map Library
Kedleston Road
DERBY
DE22 1GB

Person in charge: Mrs. Caroline Shacklock (Geography technician)
Telephone: 01332 591957
Email: seas@derby.ac.uk

Mon-Fri 0900-1700
Prior appointment necessary for general public.

Content: Circa 15,000 maps and 150 atlases. Predominantly UK topographical, geological and thematic mapping at a variety of scales. Some foreign mapping, mainly of Europe. Special areas: Derbyshire (especially historical and large scale) and Morocco (large scale topographical and geological). We also hold a large air photograph collection, mainly covering the East Midlands.

Photocopying available in accordance with relevant copyright.


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Reference Number: 157 - Last revised: 28/02/00, Edition 4.

Devon and Exeter Institution
Library
7 The Close
EXETER
Devon
EX1 1EZ

Enquiries to: Madeleine Midgley (Librarian-in-charge)
Telephone: 01392 251017
Website

Mon-Fri 0900-1700
Private library for members only. Non-members by appointment.

Content: Approx. 600 sheets. Exeter maps (various), C. 16th-20th; Devon maps (Various), C.16th-20th, including Donn's Devon, Norden's Cornwall. OS 1:500 for Exeter and some other Devon towns; OS 1:1,250 specially enlarged, for some smaller Devon towns; OS 1:2,500 mostly for SE Devon (incomplete), but including 1st ed. Somerset; OS 1:10,560 old series for Devon and Somerset (incomplete); OS 1:25,000 2nd series and metric series for SW England (incomplete); OS 1:63,360 old series for SW England (incomplete).


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Reference Number: 483 - Last revised: 28/02/00, Edition 4.

Dundee University Archives : Department of Geography : Duncan of Jordanstone CollegeTown, Planning 
Duncan of Jordanstone College, The Library

University of Dundee
Dundee University Archives
Tower Buildings
DUNDEE
DD1 4HN

Location: University's Tower Block (i.e. not in library)
Person in charge: Mrs. Patricia Whatley (Archivist)
Telephone: 01382 344095
Fax: 01382 345523
Email: p.e.whatley@dundee.ac.uk
Website

Mon-Wed, Fri 0900-1700 Thurs 0930-1330 only
Plus Term Time Thurs 0700-2000; Sat 1000-1300
Closed Christmas Eve to 3 January.
Prior appointment necessary for maps and plans.

Content: Approx. 12,000 maps and plans, mainly 19th and early 20th century, but some 18th century. Mainly for locations in Dundee, Angus, Perthshire and Fife. OS 1:500 to 1:63,360. Towns, buildings, railways, roads, public services, harbours, and River Tay. Estate maps and plans. Housing development c. 1920-1980's.

Also India (West Bengal - mainly factory plans). Aerial photographs (1922-1969) and some related documentary material.

Photocopying (to AO size), plan copier, and photography available.


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Reference Number: 482 - Last revised: 28/02/00, Edition4.

Dundee University Archives : Department of Geography : Duncan of Jordanstone CollegeTown, Planning 
Duncan of Jordanstone College, The Library

University of Dundee
Department of Geography
DUNDEE
DD1 4HN

Enquiries to: Mr. J. Ford
Telephone: 01382 23181 Ext. 4436
Fax: 01382 201604
Email: j.f.ford@dundee.ac.uk

Mon-Fri 0900-1700
Closed Christmas Eve to 3 January.
Prior appointment is essential, preferably by letter.

Content: Circa 100,000 maps. OS maps of UK at 1:2,500 and smaller; Tayside at 1:10,000 and larger; Western Europe at 1:50,000 (some countries incomplete); North America at 1:250,000, with some larger scales; old DOS map series of African countries, etc. Some thematic maps. World at 1:1M. and smaller.

Some local air photographs.

Photocopying available.


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Reference Number: 478 - Last revised: 28/02/00, Edition 4.

Dundee University Archives : Department of Geography : Duncan of Jordanstone CollegeTown, Planning 
Duncan of Jordanstone College, The Library

University of Dundee
Duncan of Jordanstone College
Department of Town and Regional Planning
13 Perth Road
DUNDEE
DD1 4HT

Person in charge: Mr. David Gourlay (Chief Technician)
Telephone: 01382 223261 Ext. 5246
Telephone: 01382 345246
Fax: 01382 204234 (Dept.)
Email: d.gourley@dundee.ac.uk
Website

Mon-Fri 0900-1230, 1330-1630 (Reduced services during vacations)
Prior appointment desirable for special collections.

Content: Approx. 2,000 sheets. Mainly prints and/or transparencies of towns and villages of Tayside at various scales, and with particular emphasis on Dundee. Limited coverage of other towns in Scotland (Edinburgh, Glasgow, Aberdeen, etc.). OS 1:50,000 for Britain. Current small scale earth sciences maps of Britain, and other thematic maps of particular interest to the Department (housing, shopping centres, etc.).

Special collections include early 20th century maps of Dundee and environs.

Copying facilities available.


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Reference Number: 477 - Last revised: 28/02/00, Edition 4.

Dundee University Archives   Department of Geography : Duncan of Jordanstone CollegeTown, Planning 
Duncan of Jordanstone College, The Library

University of Dundee
Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art and Design
The Library
13 Perth Road
DUNDEE
DD1 4HT

Person in charge: Morag Henderson (Assistant Librarian)
Telephone: 01382 345258
Fax: 01382 229283
Email: m.h.henderson@dundee.ac.uk
Website

Mon-Fri 0930-2030 (Fri 1700); Sat 1200-1700
Access to members of the university. Others at the Librarian's discretion.

Content: Approx. 1,700 sheets. Current OS maps and plans, mainly of Dundee, at 1:1,250; Tayside at 1:2,500; Scotland at 1:10,000 and Britain at 1:50,000. Also a few small scale geological, climatological and administrative maps, and Admiralty charts.


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Reference Number: 175 - Last revised: 16/08/12, Edition 6.

University of Durham
Durham University Library
Archives and Special Collections
Palace Green Section
Palace Green
Durham
Co. Durham
DH1 3RN

Person in charge: Sub-Librarian (Special Collections)
Telephone: 0191 374 3202
Email: PG.Library@durham.ac.uk
Website

Mon-Fri 0900-1700
Closed circa 10 days around Christmas and New Year; at Easter, and on public holidays.
Prior appointment desirable; essential for maps in the Durham Cathedral Muniments, which are located in a separate building nearby.

Content: Several thousand maps and plans relating to the north of England, mainly County Durham, most dating from the late 18th to 20th centuries. They include estate and enclosure plans; all but 4 of the tithe apportionments and plans for Co. Durham; early printed town and county maps; OS maps of various dates and scales, with particularly good coverage of the eds.

SUDAN ARCHIVE maps of the Sudan (1899-1955), and of neighbouring territories and the Middle East in general. Circa 750 sheet, including an almost complete set of Sudan 1:250,000 (1920-30), and some Sudan Geological Survey maps. Also Ms. Maps (town plans, battle plans, trek maps, etc.), many in diaries and notebooks. Also circa 50 aerial photographs of Khartoum and Omdurman taken by the R.A.F. in the 1930's and 1940's.

1st EARL GREY PAPERS item 2244: Thomas Jeffries The West India Atlas... (London, 1775); with D'Anville's Map of South America...(1775); item 2245: book containing printed maps of the West India islands, 1758-1794; item 2246: book in which are mounted forty plans and maps (mostly Ms., few printed) of West Indian islands and strategic points on them (1762-1794). BAKER-BAKER PAPERS 27/17: Preliminary Admiralty chart of the south-west coast of Pemba Island (Zanzibar), with manuscript additions and alterations, 1889. In the early printed collections, circa 30 atlases, predominantly late-16th to 18th century.

Photocopying and photography service available. Although digitial photography by readers is not generally permitted, it is allowed for large maps by agreement with the reading room supervisor.


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Reference Number: 284 - Last revised: 03/08/02, Edition 4.

University of East Anglia
Map Room
School of Environmental Sciences
University Plain
NORWICH
Norfolk
NR4 7TJ

Person in charge: Mr. Alan Ovenden (Map Curator)
Telephone: 01603 591097 (during opening hours only)
Fax: 01603 507719
Email: Alan.Ovenden@uea.ac.uk
Website

Mon, Tue, Wed, Fro only 13:00 - 17:00
Prior appointment essential for non-university users.

Content: Approx. 30,000 sheets and 50 atlases. British and foreign; topographic and thematic. Historic coverage of East Anglia.

A small collection of vertical air photographs, mainly covering certain parts of Norfolk and Suffolk, particularly the coastline.

Photocopying facilities available in the University Library nearby.


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Reference Number: 550 - Last Revised 26/10/05, Edition 4.

Edge Hill College of Higher Education
Natural Geographical and Applied Sciences
Geography Building
St Helens Rd
ORMSKIRK
Lancs
L39 4QP

Person in charge: Mrs Ann Chapman (Cartographer)
Telephone: 01695 584737 (direct) 01695 575171 (switchboard)
Fax: 01695 584559
Email: chapmana@edgehill.ac.uk
Website

Mon, Tue, Thurs: 0830-1500 Wed 8.30-12.30 vacations by arrangement
Access intended mainly for institution members. Prior appointment essential for other users.

Content: OS small scale to 1:50 000 complete sets maintained. 1:1250 -1:25 000 mapping -- mainly NW England. Historical local county and town plans; Large-scale first and second edition OS: incomplete local cover.

Complete sets of BGS geology small to medium scales maintained, some other, particularly local, larger scales, selected world and foreign geology maps; land use, soil survey.

Admiralty charts: some British Isles, Europe, Africa, N. America, Asia.

Africa: selected east, west and south African small to medium scales: Gambia: land use.
Europe: Particularly Netherlands, Mallorca and Tenerife. War Office WWII 1:500 000 - 1:200 000 selected sheets

N America: USGS selected state and local maps at all scales. Canada: selected sheets at all scales.

Australasia; some medium scale official mapping.

Air photographs: mainly NW England, some Wales particularly Snowdonia, Swansea and Gower Peninsular

Some atlases.

Digimap: OS digital map data of Great Britain (for registered users within the institution only)

Tracing and photocopying facilities are available subject to copyright.


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Reference Number: 106 - Last revised: 28/02/00, Edition 4.

Eton College
Eton College Library
WINDSOR
Berkshire
SL4 6DB

College Librarian (Mr Mr. M C Meredith)
College Archivist (Mrs. P Hatfield)
Telephone: 01753 671221
Fax: 01753 801507

Mon-Fri 09:30 - 17:00
Access: Accredited scholars only (Please make arrangement, by letter, in advance).

Content: Circa 300 printed, and about 1,000 manuscript maps and plans. Antisubrian maps of the 16th and 17th centuries. Estate and local maps (manuscripts forming part of the Archives). Antisubrian atlases. Reference only, but loans for exhibition considered.


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Reference Number: 163 - Last revised: 09/06/09, Edition 6.

University of Exeter

An extensive collection of small-scale (1:63,360 to 1:633,600) Ordnance Survey maps of Great Britain and Ireland of c.1830-1975 and a complete set of the Second Edition (c.1902-5) of the OS 1:2500 County Series of Devon is held in the Special Collections section of the University Library, who hold a detailed list. Potential users should contact libspc@exeter.ac.uk or 01392-262096.


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Reference Number: 470 - Last revised: 03/11/09, Edition 6.

Department of Geography Map Library : University Library

University of Glasgow
Library, Level 7
Hillhead Street
GLASGOW
G12 8QE

Map Librarian: Mr. J N Moore

Telephone: 0141 330 6749/6740
Fax: 0141-330-4952
Email: j.moore@lib.gla.ac.uk or mops@lib.gla.ac.uk
Website 

Map collection forms part of the Maps, Official Publications and Statistics Unit, which is staffed Monday-Friday 9am-5pm.
Access available to general public on application for a visitor's ticket. Prior appointment desirable, but not essential.
Library open 361 days of the year from 07:15-02:00 (Closed 25 & 26th December, 1st & 2nd January).

Content: Circa 70,000 sheets and 600 atlases. Current topographic and earth science maps for the UK at 1:50,000, and topographic maps at 1:25,000. Larger scale OS maps at 1:10,000/1:10,560, including 19th century County Series for the whole of Scotland at 10,560 and 20th century County Series at 1:2500. Patchy collection of geological maps for Australia, New Zealand, Canada and USA. Presently updating topographic coverage of European countries.
Special collections include 19th century foreign geological maps and atlases.
A Digimap site with access to Geology Digimap and Digimap Historical.

In the summer of 2009, the University Library received from the Ordnance Survey a section of its historical archive which included complete sets of the editions of the County Series mapping at 1:2500 scale for the counties of Ayrshire, Dunbartonshire, Lanarkshire, Renfrewshire and Stirlingshire, as well as the town plan series at 1:500 for the majority of the burghs in the west and south-west of Scotland.

High quality reproduction service available.


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Reference Number: 254 - Last revised: 28/02/00, Edition 4.

University of Greenwich
Map Collection
Medway Campus Library
Central Avenue
Chatham Maritime
Chatham
Kent
ME4 4TB

Person in charge: Celia Pain
Telephone: 01634-883402 (direct), if no answer call (020) 8331 9617 to leave a message
Fax: (020) 8331 9837
Email: c.j.pain@gre.ac.uk / celia.pain@nri.org

Mon-Fri 0900-1700
Access by appointment only. A discretionary charge may be made.

Content: Circa 44,000 sheets. Topographic: UK, 12,000; Europe, 750; Africa, 10,000; Asia, 5,000; Oceania; 1,000. Geological: 10,000 (mostly UK BGS teaching sets). Other thematic maps: soils, agriculture, land use, forestry, planning, 1,000

This collection is an amalgamation of the Natural Resources Institute Remote Sensing and Applied Geography section map collection and various campus library collections of the new University of Greenwich. The NRI collection specialised in developing countries in the UK sphere of influence.

Atlases and gazetteers are available.

Photocopies can be made subject to copyright restrictions: black and white up to B3; colour up to A4. Up to AO black and white copies can be arranged off site.


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