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Sheffield City Archives

Sheffield City Council

Approx. 6,600 sheets. Manuscript maps and plans, mainly for Sheffield and South Yorkshire, 17th-2Oth centuries. Special collections include the FAIRBANK COLLECTION (surveyors - 1736-1848); and the ARUNDEL CASTLE MSS (among which are over 1,200 maps for Sheffield dated 1699-1820, including 19th century street plans, colliery plans, etc.) Aerial photographs for South Yorkshire.

Publications include a Guide to the Manuscript Collections (1956), Supplement to the Guide (1976) and Guide to the Fairbank Collection.


Libraries, Archives and Information, 52 Shoreham Street, SHEFFIELD, South Yorkshire S1 4SP

Main contact

Telephone number

0114-203 9395

Opening hours

Mon, Tues and Sat, 09.30-17.30


Reader's Ticket required


Photocopying facilities available


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