The Photographic Survey And Record Of Surrey: Reports And Photographs
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- SHC Ref No: 7828
- Repository: Surrey History Centre, Woking
- Date: 1859-1954
- Format: Archives
- Description: The records comprise printed annual reports, the photographic prints submitted to the Survey (excluding those transferred to local studies libraries in London Boroughs and those submitted to the Survey by Gertrude Jekyll, now held as 6521/2/2/-) and an abstract of a lecture about its work.
- Level: Collection
- Related Material: 322 photographs taken by Gertrude Jekyll for her book Old West Surrey and donated to the Survey in 1908 (where they received the numbers 3901 to 4222) are held as 6521/2/2/1-322. The minute book of the Survey, 1902-1908, and the accession registers are held in Croydon Borough Archives.
- Access Status: Open. There are no access restrictions.
- Provenance: Transferred from stock of Surrey Local Studies Library and accessioned in September 2005. The records had originally been held by Croydon Public Library.
- Bibliography: For a more detailed history, see the article by John Gent of the Croydon Natural History & Scientific Society, entitled 'The Photographic Survey and Record of Surrey' (Surrey History, vol II, no 2, 1980).
- Arrangement: The photographs have not been catalogued in survey number order but arranged by ancient parish as far as possible. See the note at 7828/2/- below.
- For more information contact: Surrey History Centre Collections Catalogue
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