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 Collection — Container: CCSA

Charles Close Society Archives

Reference Code: GBR/3296/Maps/CCSA
Scope and Contents A collection of documentary and printed material dealing with cartographic matters with particular relevance to Ordnance Survey. The Charles Close Society takes its name from Colonel Sir Charles Arden-Close, OS Director General from 1911 to 1922, and initiator of many of the maps now sought after by collectors. A man of immense stature and accomplishment, he was the link between the OS traditions of the nineteenth century and the future practices of the twentieth. For more information about...
Dates: 1660 - 2018
Conditions Governing Access: The Charles Close Society Archives is available for consultation by researchers in the Map Room at Cambridge University Library. Appointments for access should be made in advance by contacting the Head of the Map Department, Anne Taylor (maps@lib.cam.ac.uk). Further contact details and Map Room opening hours can be found at https://www.lib.cam.ac.uk/collections/departments/maps/map-department-contact-details. Anyone wishing to use the collection must first acquire a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket, see https://www.lib.cam.ac.uk/using-library. Members of the Charles Close Society wishing to consult the Charles Close Society Archives will not be charged for a ticket on production of their current CCS membership card and providing that they have first contacted Anne Taylor who will support their application.
 Fonds — Container: Maps.Dowson

Dowson and Sheppard Collection of Cadastral Diagrams and Maps

Reference Code: GBR/3296/Maps/Maps.Dowson
Scope and Contents The maps are published by various organisations and at various scales. This online list has largely been transcribed from a photocopy of a handwritten list (classmark Maps.Dowson.1) compiled by the Department of Geography (University of Cambridge) where the maps were stored before most were transferred to Cambridge University Library on 24 November 1995. Additional maps were transferred in 2004. There are some maps on the handwritten list (see, e.g., the last page of the volume, plus various...
Dates: 1809 - 1993
Conditions Governing Access: This item or collection is available for consultation by researchers in the Map Room at Cambridge University Library. Contact details and Map Room opening hours can be found at https://www.lib.cam.ac.uk/collections/departments/maps/map-department-contact-details. Anyone wishing to use the collection must first acquire a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket, see https://www.lib.cam.ac.uk/using-library
 Collection — Container: Maps.Ms.Plans.PS

Collection of conveyance deeds, etc.

Reference Code: GBR/3296/Maps/Maps.Ms.Plans.PS
Scope and Contents

A collection of conveyance deeds, hereditaments, mortgage drafts, leasehold agreements, conditions of sale, and valuations of various properties and lands situated throughout England and Wales.

Dates: 1808 - 1921
Conditions Governing Access: This item or collection is available for consultation by researchers in the Map Room at Cambridge University Library. Contact details and Map Room opening hours can be found at https://www.lib.cam.ac.uk/collections/departments/maps/map-department-contact-details. Anyone wishing to use the collection must first acquire a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket, see https://www.lib.cam.ac.uk/using-library
 Collection — Container: RLY

Collection of railway maps, plans, diagrams, documents and working timetables many compiled by pre-British Railways rail companies

Reference Code: GBR/3296/Maps/Maps.RLY
Scope and Contents The collection has developed over many years and has been acquired by purchase and donation. The bulk of these items were acquired in the 1970s from - so Library legend has it - a man in Leicester who had saved them from being burnt (the original source was possibly the British Rail Depot at Market Harborough though more recent study has suggested that the items may have been at the LMS (Midland Division) Estates Department). Most of these items are in classes Maps.RLY (smaller maps plus...
Dates: 1817 - 1998
Conditions Governing Access: This item or collection is available for consultation by researchers in the Map Room at Cambridge University Library. Contact details and Map Room opening hours can be found at https://www.lib.cam.ac.uk/collections/departments/maps/map-department-contact-details. Anyone wishing to use the collection must first acquire a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket, see https://www.lib.cam.ac.uk/using-library
 Collection

Collections of Views

Reference Code: GBR/3296/Maps/Views
Dates: 1857 - 2020
Conditions Governing Access: This item or collection is available for consultation by researchers in the Map Room at Cambridge University Library. Contact details and Map Room opening hours can be found at https://www.lib.cam.ac.uk/collections/departments/maps/map-department-contact-details. Anyone wishing to use the collection must first acquire a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket, see https://www.lib.cam.ac.uk/using-library
 Fonds

Guy Messenger's collection of Ordnance Survey map series maps

Reference Code: GBR/3296/Maps/Maps.KGM
Scope and Contents The maps were mostly listed by Roger Hellyer in 1999/2000 and 2004. This listing was copied into Cambridge University Library's Archive catalogue in early 2019 at which point some maps (e.g. Popular edition one-inch maps of Scotland) which had not previously been listed were added, and subsequently further items have been listed. The KGM numbers (Maps KGM 4.10 ; Maps KGM 5.1, etc.) are derived from the series and map type numbers in Roger Hellyer's "Ordnance Survey small-scale maps : Indexes...
Dates: 1824 - 1991
Conditions Governing Access: This item or collection is available for consultation by researchers in the Map Room at Cambridge University Library. Contact details and Map Room opening hours can be found at https://www.lib.cam.ac.uk/collections/departments/maps/map-department-contact-details. Anyone wishing to use the collection must first acquire a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket, see https://www.lib.cam.ac.uk/using-library
 Fonds — Container: Maps.PSV

Volumes of Sales Particulars

Reference Code: GBR/3296/Maps/Maps.PSV
Scope and Contents

Probably compiled by E & E Foster, Solicitors (some items appear to be addressed to them, e.g. Maps.PSV.1.35). Many include manuscript annotations of prices, etc. Many include manuscript annotations of prices, etc. Further sales particulars can be found by searching the Map Deaprtment's card catalogue and iDiscover.

Dates: 1793 - 1908
Conditions Governing Access: This item or collection is available for consultation by researchers in the Map Room at Cambridge University Library. Contact details and Map Room opening hours can be found at https://www.lib.cam.ac.uk/collections/departments/maps/map-department-contact-details. Anyone wishing to use the collection must first acquire a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket, see https://www.lib.cam.ac.uk/using-library
 Collection — Container: Maps.PL.02

A collection of Planning Reports, etc. for Great Britain and Ireland

Reference Code: GBR/3296/Maps/Maps.PL.02
Scope and Contents Mostly planning documents based on strategies imposed on county and district councils in relation to post war planning legislation. Includes some documents on topics such as : housing land supply, mineral resources, oilfields, transport, rail, airfields. Mostly date from 1970 to the present day and most, but not all, were acquired on Legal Deposit. Structure plans and their associated maps are normally listed together and form a group of items listed under a single classmark. Where maps are...
Dates: 1913 - 2020
Conditions Governing Access: This item or collection is available for consultation by researchers in the Map Room at Cambridge University Library. Contact details and Map Room opening hours can be found at https://www.lib.cam.ac.uk/collections/departments/maps/map-department-contact-details. Anyone wishing to use the collection must first acquire a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket, see https://www.lib.cam.ac.uk/using-library

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