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Library of the London School of Economics and Political Science

University of London

Main Library: Circa 600 atlases.

Archives and Rare Books: Materials concerning the 1930-1938 Land Utilisation Survey of Great Britain, organised by Sir Dudley Stamp, including published map sheets at 1:63,360, and the manuscript survey sheets at 1:10,560. The Library also holds copies of the LUS's county reports in its main book collection.

Hand-coloured drafts of Charles Booth's Maps Descriptive of London Poverty 1898-1899, plus copies of the final printed edition.

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10 Portugal Street, London WC2A 2HD

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Main Library Information Desk: (020) 7955 7229 / Archives and Rare Books Division: (020) 7955 7223

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