British Geological Survey Archives

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Kingsley Dunham Centre
NG12 5GG

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The Archives holds the British Geological Survey administrative and historical information as well as the records from other related organisations and individuals

  • Further details of the collections can be found in their online guide
  • A copying service is available
  • Scientific data generated by or deposited with BGS is held within the National Geological Records Centre
  • ARCHON code: 158

    If you are an archivist or custodian of this archive you can use the archive update form to add or update the details in Discovery

    Collections information

    Businesses (1)

    Persons (87)

    Paper catalogues available to view at The National Archives - (2)

    • NRA 18675 Institute of Geological Sciences
    • NRA 16681 Sir Roderick Impey Murchison, geologist: papers (see report for locations)

    Other finding aids

    Link to repository's catalogue