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TitleThe Brettle Collection of Printed Maps of Nottinghamshire, 1595-1860
Extent32 maps
AbstractMaps, printed
Access ConditionsAccessible to all readers.
Admin HistoryThis is an artificial collection of thirty-two Nottinghamshire maps detached from various seventeenth- to nineteenth-century atlases.
Custodial HistoryThe maps came to the University Library from a local headteacher, after whom the Collection is named, in 1961. Another map was added by a relative in 1983.
DescriptionThe Collection consists of thirty-two maps dating from 1585 to 1860. Twenty-nine are county maps of Nottinghamshire, two are 'road maps', which traverse parts of Nottinghamshire and one, the earliest, by Gerard Mercator is a regional map which includes Nottinghamshire.
MgtGroupGenealogical and local history
MgtSubGroupMaps, plans, engravings and illustrations
ArrangementThe maps are arranged in chronological order followed by the map-maker's name.
TermGreat Britain - Maps
Nottingham (England) - Maps
FindingAidsCopyright in all Finding Aids belongs to the University of Nottingham. In the Reading Room, King's Meadow Campus: Typescript Catalogue to item level, 11 pp At the National Register of Archives, The National Archives, Kew: Typescript Catalogue to item level, 11 pp Online: Available on the Manuscripts Online Catalogue, accessible from the website of Manuscripts and Special Collections
ReprodnNotePhotocopies and photographic copies can be supplied for educational use and private study purposes only, depending on the condition of the documents.

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA128Brettle; Leslie (-1983); school master-1983
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