A Finding Guide to the British Studies Collections in the Map Library at the University of Colorado at Boulder Libraries

2004
Center for British Studies
University of Colorado at Boulder


This Finding Guide prepared by Naomi Heiser and Eileen Raynes of the Map Library Staff.

Please ask at the Map Library circulation desk for help finding any of these maps.

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BRITISH SETS

ENGLAND AND WALES

Landranger Series. Ordnance Survey Maps.
1:50,000 Second Series, 1976. Scale: 1:50,000. 204 maps.
Covers all of Great Britain including the Shetland and Orkney Islands.
Search: TITLE
Map Library: G5740 s50.G8
Gazetteer: Call No. DA640.G76 1995.
Nineteenth-Century County Maps of Wales. Reproductions (Jonathan Sheppard Publications)
Keyword Search: [county name] and "Jonathan Sheppard"
Map Library: G5763.[A-Z] 184-.A7 19--)
Nineteenth-century Shire and Hundreds maps for England and Wales. Reproductions (Jonathan Sheppard Publications).
Keyword search: [shire name] and "Jonathan Sheppard"
Map Library: Call Nos. vary under general number G5753.
The Ordnance Survey One-Inch Set.First Edition Reprint.
Originally published in the early 1800s.
Scale 1m-1" (1:63,360). 97 maps.
Covers England and Wales but not Scotland. Displays archaeological, historical, and industrial features.
Map Library: G750 s63 G7
IRELAND

Ireland Ordnance Survey/Northern Ireland Ordnance Survey.
Current series, also called Discover/Discoverer series. Scale: 1:50,000. 89 maps
Map Library: G5780 s50 .O7
Nineteenth-Century County Maps of Ireland
Reproductions (Jonathan Sheppard Publications)
Keyword Search: [county name] and "Jonathan Sheppard"
Map Library: G5783.[A-Z]1895.C6 19--)
The One-Inch Ordnance Survey Map of Ireland
Series. Phoenix Reprint.
Also called "Ireland Hill Map" Scale 1:63,360. 205 maps. Holdings incomplete but extensive. Displays archaeological, historical, and industrial features.
Map Library: G5780 s63.O7 1989.
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SCOTLAND

Nineteenth Century County Maps of Scotland.
Reproductions (Jonathan Sheppard Publications)
Keyword Search: [county name] and "Jonathan Sheppard"
Map Library: G5773.[A-Z] 1885 .B3 19--)
The One-Inch Ordnance Survey of Scotland.
First Edition Reprint. Scale 1:63,360. 124 maps. Holdings incomplete but extensive. Displays archaeological, historical, and industrial features.
Search: by Call No. or TITLE "Reprint of the One-Inch..."
Map Library: G5770 s63.G77
Other Sets with British Items

AMS/DMA maps of European countries.
(Army Map Service/Defense Mapping Agency)
1940s to 1960s. Scales 1:50,000, 1:100,000, 1:250,000, and 1;1,000,000. Many are not cataloged. Ask for help at the Map Library desk.
Historic Urban Plans (Firm). Reproductions.
Maps, birds' views of cities around the world, 17th-early 20th centuries. 166 items.
Search by keyword: [city] and "historic urban plans" or AUTHOR Historic Urban Plans
Map Library: Various Call Numbers.
Miscellaneous European Countries. Reproductions.
Mostly from Jonathan Sheppard Publications.
Search by keywords: [country name] and "Jonathan Sheppard"
Map Library: Various Call Numbers.
ATLASES, GAZETTEERS. AND REFERENCE BOOKS

Britain Before the Norman Conquest. Ordnance Survey.
Map, Gazetteer and Text.
Map Library: G5741.S2 1973.G7
Great Britain. by Karl Baedeker. Handbook for travelers.
Also called Baedeker Guides. From the late 1800s to early 1900s. Detailed maps.
Map Library: DA650 B2
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Hiberniae Delineatio
Facsimile 1969. Geographical decription of "Ye Kingdom of Ireland, 1685." An atlas of 36 maps. Other title: “Petty's Maps of Ireland.”
Map Library: G1830.P4 1685b.
(Also available on microfilm from Early English Books, 1641-1700, 220:24, 1039:24. Norlin Media Library: Microfilm 604)
The History of the Celtic Place-Names of Scotland.
With Index. 1926, 2004.
Map Library: DA869.W3 2004
London and its environs. by Karl Baedeker.
Handbook for travelers. Also called Baedeker Guides. From the late 1800s to early 1900s. Detailed street maps of London.
Map Library: DA679 B2
Map of Britain in the Dark Ages. Ordnance Survey.
Map, Gazetteer and Text.
Map Library: G5741.S2 1974.G7
Ordnance Survey Map of Roman Britain.
Map, Gazetteer and Text. Also known as Map of Roman Britain Third Edition. Scale: 16miles to the inch.
Map Library: 5741.S2 1956.G7
The Phillimore Atlas and Index of Parish Registers.
Third Edition.
Map Library: G1816.E42 P5 2003
The Royal English Atlas. Survey Atlas of England and Wales.
Second Edition. Revised.
81 plates of maps and plans illustrating the physical features, geology, climatology, population, and potical divisions of the country, with an index.
Map Library: G1815.B3 1939
Tithe Maps of England and Wales.
A Cartographic analysis and county-by-county catalogue.
Map Library: G1816.E423 K35 1995
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