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Reference Number: 245 - Last revised: 09/04/09, Edition 6

University of Hull
University of Hull Map Collection
Brynmor Jones Library
University of Hull
HULL
East Yorks.
HU6 7RX

Location : The Map Room, Dept. of Geography, Cohen Building (First Floor),
Map Librarian:Mrs. Bernadette Barron
Telephone: 01482 465551
Email : b.m.barron@hull.ac.uk
Website

Open: Mon-Fri (Semester dates) 10:00-12:30; 13:30-17:30.
Access: Staff and students of the University mainly. Others need prior arrangement / permission. (Contact Judy Wolff, Brynmor Jones Library, telephone:01482 465438 or email: J.Wolff@hull.ac.uk)

Content: Over 65,000 sheets. World coverage, but specialise in UK OS maps (all scales), geological, soil maps, land use etc. Extensive atlas collection. Air photos collection.

Photocopying available, subject to copyright regulations.


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Reference Number: 75 - Last revised: 19/04/09, Edition 6.

Imperial College London
Earth Science Engineering Collection
Central Library
South Kensington campus
Imperial College London
SW7 2AZ

Person in charge:Lawrence Jones (Liaison Librarian for Civil and Earth Science Engineering)
Telephone: (020) 7594 7323/6007
Fax: (020) 7594 8876
Email: lawrence.jones@imperial.ac.uk
Website: http://www.imperial.ac.uk/library

Opening hours, see: http://www.imperial.ac.uk/library/services/openinghours
Access: see policy: http://www.imperial.ac.uk/library/services/usingvisiting

Content: Approx. 10,000 sheets. Geological maps on a world-wide basis.


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Reference Number: 315 - Last revised: 02/04/09, Edition 6.

University of Keele
Special Collections and Archives Administrator
Keele University Library
Keele
Staffs
ST5 5BG

Telephone: 01782 733237
Fax: 01782 734502
Email: h.burton@keele.ac.uk
Website

Service hours:
Mon to Fri 0900-1700
Prior appointment preferable for general public

Content: Circa 55,000 sheets and 200 atlases. All major topographic and thematic UK map series at scales of 1:25,000 and smaller; selected coverage at larger scales. Medium scale topographic and thematic mapping for much of Europe, Africa and Southeast Asia. Complete sets of the USGS and Canadian 1:250,000 series and substantial cover of North America at larger scales.

Photocopying available subject to copyright regulations.

Outside service hours a reference collection of OS, BGS, town plans and atlases is available during library open hours.


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Reference Number: 68 - Last revised: 18/5/09, Edition 6

Kingston University
School of Geography, Geology and the Environment
Penrhyn Road
Kingston upon Thames
Surrey
KT1 2EE

Person in charge: Claire Ivison (Cartographer)
Telephone: (020) 8417 2498
Email: c.ivison@kingston.ac.uk

Access: Members of Kingston University only.

Content: Circa 7,000 maps. Topographic sheets of various countries (principally in Western Europe and Africa) and at different scales. Geological maps, land use maps, etc. Circa 4,000 aerial photographs/satellite images, mainly of the UK. Also teaching data sets from around the world.

No photocopying facilities.


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Reference Number: 264 - Last revised: 18/5/09, Edition 6.

School of Built and Natural Environment: Library & Learning Resources Service

University of Central Lancashire
School of Built and Natural Environment
Kirkham Building
Preston
PR1 2HE

Location: Kirkham Building, Room KM126
Person in charge: Dr. Jackie Gilbert (Technician)
Telephone: 01772-893490
Email: jagilbert1@uclan.ac.uk

Mon-Fri 0900-1630
Intended mainly for members of the university.
Otherwise, access by prior arrangement.

Content: Approx. 13,000 maps, of which about 6,000 are current mapping of Great Britain. They include OS complete coverage at 1:25,000 and 1:50,000 and smaller; and geological, land use, soils and other thematic maps. Larger scales are biased towards Lancashire; as is the historical collection.

Foreign mapping at 1:50,000 and smaller, both topographic and thematic, with a bias towards Africa (east), USA (west) and parts of Europe, especially France, Netherlands, Switzerland and Spain. A small number for other areas.

Some historical air photographs, and slides of Lancashire.

Photocopying subject to copyright.


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Reference Number: 265 - Last revised: Edition 4.

School of Built and Natural Environment: Library & Learning Resources Service

University of Central Lancashire
Library & Learning Resources Service (LLRS)
St Peter's Square
PRESTON
Lancs.
PR1 2HE

Person in charge: Marion Seed, Aidan Turner-Bishop (information Officers)
Telephone: 01772-892280/892285
Fax: 01772-892960
Email: m.seed@uclan.ac.uk or a.turner-bishop@uclan.ac.uk
Website

Mon-Thur 0845-2200, Fri 0845-2000, Sat 1000-1800, Sun 1000-1400 (term time)
Vacation hours may vary but not less than office hours (0900-1700)
Avaliable for all reference to all LLRS users, including members of the public.

Content: Folded maps, (Reference Collection, 1st Floor), representatives of most series concentrating on Lancashire and adjacent counties. Full set of Landranger and Outdoor Leisure series; Irish OS. Some coverage of Europe, including full set of IGN 1:100,000 maps of France.

Flat maps (2nd Floor): Kieffer: mars geology; Schönfeld & Kruger; Atlas des nördlichen gestirnten Himmels für den Anfang des Jahres 1855; Reprint set of 1st edition OS 1:63,360; OS 1:1,250 and 1:2,500 Lancashire (mainly 1890s-1930s); Geological Survey 1:50,000; NW England 1:25,00.

The Library also has a collection of astronomical atlases and county atlases.


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Reference Number: 266 - Last revised: 28/02/00, Edition 4.

University Library: Map Library

University of Lancaster
University Library
LANCASTER
LA1 4YH

Person in charge: Ken Harrison (Map Librarian)
Telephone: 01524 592541 (Map Librarian)
Telephone: 01524 592517 (General Enquiries)
Fax: 01524 63806
Email: k.harrison@lancaster.ac.uk
Website

Mon-Fri 0845-1900; Sat 1000-1700 Closed between Christmas and New Year
Open May Bank Holidays
Prior appointment necessary after 1700 hours and on Sats.

Content: Circa 7,000 maps and 300 atlases. Specialised coverage of northwest England, and the Lancaster district. OS County Series 1:10,560 of Lancashire (all eds. and revisions, incomplete), and Westmorland (1862-63, microfilm); 1:2,500 of Lancashire (1912-39, incomplete). Administrative, geological, biogeographic and population maps of Great Britain and Northern Ireland. OS of Ireland and OS of Northern Ireland at 1:25,000 and 1:126,720. Europe at scales 1:200,000 or smaller; Canada and USA at 1:500,000 or smaller; most other countries at 1:1M or smaller.

Photocopying subject to copyright.


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Reference Number: 267 - Last revised: Edition 4.

University Library: Map Library

University of Lancaster
Map Library
Department of Geography
LANCASTER
LA1 4TH

Location: Room B65 Physics Building
Person in charge: Dr. S. Irish
Telephone: 01524-65201 Ext. 3749
Fax: 01524-844037
Telex: 65111 Lancul G

Mon-Wed 0900-1730; Thurs/Fri 0900-1700
Open Bank Holidays in term
Prior appointment desirable for non-university users.

Content: Circa 8,000 sheets and 12 atlases. Current OS topographic mapping of UK, especially of the North West.

Photocopier available.


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Reference Number: 263 - Last revised: 28/02/00, Edition 4.

St Martin's College
Bowerham Road
LANCASTER
LAl 3JD

Person in charge: Geography Technician
Telephone: 01524 384432
Fax: 01524 384384
Mon-Fri 0900-1700 in term
Website

Access by prior arrangement with Technician.

Content: Coverage at 1:50,000, or smaller, of UK and much of Europe including Belgium Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Iceland, Ireland, Netherlands, Norway, Sweden and Switzerland. Also of The Gambia, Ghana, Kenya, Nigeria, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda, USA and West Indies. Larger scale of UK and of Ireland, Denmark, The Gambia and Sierra Leone. Thematic mapping for UK, and some foreign.

Historical maps the local area, and of various cities.

No photocopier available.


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Reference Number: 377 - Last revised: 06/12/06, Edition 4.

Whitaker Collection: School of Earth and Environment: The Liddle Collection

University of Leeds
Whitaker Collection
Brotherton Library
LEEDS
LS2 9JT

Person in charge: C D W Sheppard (Head of Special Collections)
Telephone: 0113-233-5518 (direct)
Fax: 0113-233-5561
Email: specialcollections@library.leeds.ac.uk

Open: Mon-Fri 09:00 - 19 :00 ; Sat 10:00 - 13:00
Closed between Christmas and New Year (inclusive) and on other public holidays
Prior appointment is required

Content: Circa 500 items. The WHITAKER COLLECTION of county atlases, road-books, and maps of England and Wales. Contains some fine and rare foreign atlases, e.g. Blaeu, Jansson. Catalogue published in 1947 (still available). Photocopying and photography by arrangement ; but because of the nature of the material photocopying items from the Whitaker Collection is not always permitted.


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Reference Number: 380 - Last revised: 26/03/09, Edition 6.

Whitaker Collection: School of Earth and Environment: The Liddle Collection

University of Leeds
Kennedy Library
School of Earth and Environment
The University
LEEDS
LS2 9JT

Telephone: 0113-343-5210 (direct)
Fax: 0113-343-5259
Email: C.E.Gordon@leeds.ac.uk

Mon-Fri 0900-1700
For members of the School of Earth and Environment. Others by appointment only.

Content: A small departmental collection of some 11,000 sheets, mainly geological. Nearly complete coverage of UK at scales 1:50,000/ 1:63,360 and smaller. Also some geological maps of Africa at various scales.


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Reference Number: 378 - Last revised: 06/12/06, Edition 5.

Whitaker Collection: School of Earth and Environment: The Liddle Collection

University of Leeds
The Liddle Collection
Leeds Universuty Library
LEEDS
LS2 9JT

Person in charge: Richard Davies
Telephone: 0113-343-5518 (direct)
Fax: 0113-343-5561
Email: specialcollections@library.leeds.ac.uk
http://www.leeds.ac.uk/library/spcoll/liddle/index.htm

Open: Mon-Fri 09 : 30-1 9:00; Sat 10:00 - 13:00
Closed between Christmas and New Year (inclusive) and on other public holidays
Prior appointment is required

Content: Several hundred 1st World War (1914-1919) War Front maps
including Trench Maps: Gallipoli (1915), Macedonia (1915-18), Italy (1917-18), Mesopotamia (1915-18), Egypt and Palestine (1915-18), East Africa (1915-18), various regions of Russia (1918-19), and India. Also French, German and Turkish War Front maps etc. Large numbers of air photographs, in particular for France, Belgium and Italy.

Catalogues for 1914-18 maps held.


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Reference Number: 375 - Last revised: 28/02/00, Edition 4.

Leeds Metropolitan University
Brunswick Library
Brunswick Terrace
LEEDS
LS2 8BW

Person in charge: Carolynn Rankin (Deputy Site Librarian)
Telephone: 0113 283 3191 (direct)
Website

Term: Mon to Thurs 08:45 - 21:00; Sun 10:00 - 18:00 & Bank Holidays except August.
Vacation: Mon to Fri 09:00 - 17:00

Content: Approx. 3,200 sheets. OS 1:50,000 (for UK); 1:25,000 (Nat. Grid squares SE, SD and SK); 1:10,000 (SE only) and 1:2,500 and 1:1,250 (local area). Various geology, land use, soil and administrative maps.

Photocopying facilities available.


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Reference Number: 271 - Last revised: 28/02/00, Edition 4.

Department of English Local History: Map Library

University of Leicester
Department of English Local History
Marc Fitch House
5, Salisbury Road
LEICESTER
LE1 7QR

Person in charge: Mrs. M. Tranter
Enquiries to: Mrs. P. Whitmore
Telephone: 0116-252-2762, 0116-252-2767 (both direct)
Fax: 0116-252-5769
Telex: 347250 LEIGUN G

Mon-Fri 0945-1700
For members of the university. Others by appointment only.

Content: Circa 4,000 items. OS 1:63,360 Old Series (1st ed.), 3rd ed., War Revisions, 7th Series. Index to Tithe Surveys.

Selected facsimiles of estate plans, town maps, etc. Selected 18/19th century large scale county maps.

Limited photocopying (not rare maps).


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Reference Number: 272 - Last revised: 09/04/09, Edition 6.

Department of English Local History: Map Library

University of Leicester
Map Collection
Department of Geography
University Road
LEICESTER
LE1 7RH

Location: Bennett Building
Person in charge: Bill Hickin (Head of Technical Services)
Enquiries to: Sylvia Holyoak
Telephone: 0116-252-3844 (Bill Hickin), 0116-252-3856 (Sylvia Holyoak)
Fax: 0116-252-3854
Email: bwh@leicester.ac.uk; sjh28@leicester.ac.uk
Website

Mon-Fri 09:30-15:30 by appointment only. Access is available to all.

Content: Approx. 100,000 maps, and an atlas collection, covering the UK and the world. Includes historical maps.
A set of 1:2,250 and 1:10,560 County Series OS maps (mainly 2nd edition, 1890s-) for most of England (incomplete for urban areas).

Air photographs include complete cover of Leicestershire

Photocopier available.


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Reference Number: 278 - Last revised: 14/11/06, Edition 5.

University of Liverpool
Geographical Information Centre
Department of Geography
Roxby Building
LIVERPOOL
L69 3BX
6th Floor

Person in charge: Mr. Tinho da Cruz (Map Curator)
Telephone: 0151-794-2844 (direct)
Fax: 0151-794-2866
Email: dacruz@liv.ac.uk
www.liv.ac.uk/geography/facilities/gic.htm

Open: Mon, 0915-1230 and 1400-700
Prior appointment desirable for non-university users.

Content: OS small scale to 1:25,000 complete sets; 1:10,000/10,560 for UK; 1:2,500 and 1:1,250 for Merseyside. County Series 1:2,500 for Merseyside and 1:10,560 for Lancs., Cheshire, Devon, Somerset and Cornwall, some sheets elsewhere. Historical county and town plans; thematic geology, soils (with memoirs), land use, admin. etc.; current town plans.

Europe: Unesco and FAO thematic map series; War Office GSGS and other series at one or more scales. German ethnographic 1:200,000 (East/Central Europe, 1930-41).

Africa: DOS and IGN material, some early 20th century material, East Africa 1:250,000, ORSTOM soil memoirs.

Asia: Early 20th century Survey of India; AMS U502 1:250,000; DOS small scale mapping.

Americas: Canada 1:500,000, 1:250,000; USA selected sheets (all scales); DOS Caribbean; Brazil 1:500,000; Peru 1:250,000, Haiti 1:100,000 Guatemala 1:250,000, Costa Rica 1:200,000.

Australasia: Some national mapping for Australia and New Zealand; DOS Pacific islands.

Atlas collection.

The G.I.C. also houses the map collection of the Latin American Centreand the Jensen Dee Archive.

Light tables.


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Reference Number: 270 - Last revised: 28/02/00, Edition 4.

Loughborough University
Map Library
Geography Department
Martin Hall
LOUGHBOROUGH
Leics.
LE11 3TU

Person in charge: Mr. Mark Szegner (Information Technician)
Telephone: 01509 222793 (direct), 01509 263171 Ext. 2793
Fax: 01509-262191
Email: M.J.Szegner@lboro.ac.uk
Website

Mon-Fri 0900-1200, 1400-1730 (Fri 1700)
Closed between Christmas and New Year, and Easter Week
Access: members of the university. Others by arrangement.

Content: Approx. 10,000 sheets. OS for UK at 1:25,000 and smaller; Some larger scale mapping for local area. Geological Survey maps for England and Wales (1:63,360/1:50,000) and Scotland (1:253,440). Land use, land classification and administrative maps for England and Wales. Miscellaneous foreign mapping, mostly of Europe and North America. Various British and foreign atlases.

Photocopying available.

Published by the Department: Atlas of the Borough of Charnwood, by C.C. Read, (3rd ed. 1990).

Photocopying available.


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