Ordnance Survey: Central Registry: Registered Files (SO and CR Series)

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Ordnance Survey: Central Registry: Registered Files (SO and CR Series)

This series consists of administrative and general papers, mostly from two file series: CR and SO. They cover a wide range of subjects, including the organisation of the Ordnance Survey and its work, departmental committees, staff pay and conditions, technical and scientific aspects of map production, copyright, footpaths and rights of way.

The series includes material which would otherwise be found amongst the Records of the Chief of the (Imperial) General Staff and its directorates (WO).

Separated Material:
A few SO and CR files are in OS 10
Held by:
The National Archives, Kew
Former references:
in its original department:   SO and CR file series
Legal status:
Public Record
Physical description:
1667 boxes and files
Access conditions:
Subject to 30 year closure unless otherwise stated
Immediate source of acquisition:
Ordnance Survey , from 1957
Series is accruing

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