Ordnance Survey: Miscellanea
|Title:||Ordnance Survey: Miscellanea|
This series includes a variety of material, including some early correspondence; rules and regulations; progress reports; scientific and technical papers; monographs about the history of the Ordnance Survey; catalogues; maps and plans; and published booklets, information leaflets and gazetteers. There are a number of papers of Major-General William Roy, FRS (1726-1790): originally of the Royal Engineers, he served as Deputy Quartermaster-General, Engineer in Ordinary and Surveyor-General of Coasts.
|Held by:||The National Archives, Kew|
|Legal status:||Public Record(s)|
|Physical description:||528 files, flat sheets and volumes|
|Immediate source of acquisition:||
from 1966 Ordnance Survey
|Custodial history:||The papers on copyright in Ordnance Survey maps were given to the OS Library in 1991.|
|Accruals:||Series is accruing.|
|Unpublished finding aids:||
Subject index with paper series list in the reading rooms at The National Archives, Kew.