Archive Collection MAPS - Maps

Identity area

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  • 19th Century - 20th Century. (Creation)

Level of description

Archive Collection

Extent and medium

150 + maps. (4 linear metres)

Context area

Archival history

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

Incrementally curated and augmented by library staff.

Content and structure area

Scope and content

There are over 150 maps in Special Collections. In the main, they are pre-twentieth century and cover areas in north-eastern England.

Appraisal, destruction and scheduling


Further material is expected to be added to this collection

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Conditions of access and use area

Conditions governing access

Restricted (unprocessed collection - access facilitated where possible)

Conditions governing reproduction

Standard copyright restrictions apply.

Language of material

  • English

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Description control area

Description identifier

gb 186-MAPS

Institution identifier

gb 186

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Dates of creation revision deletion


  • English



Archivist's note

Date first made available to the public: unknown

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