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Ref NoGSM
Acc NoBGS/1
TitleRecords of Geological Survey and Museum
DescriptionLarge collection of administrative and scientific records of the Survey and its associated parts.
The GSGB had a number of moves within government departments from its inception. Until 1901 the Survey answered directly to the Dept of Science & Arts within the BoTrade. The Dept of S&A was transferred to Education Dept 1856 and the Survey continued to answer to the Dept of S&A until 1899 when it was succeeded by the Board of Education. The Survey continued in this Dept until 1919 when it transferred into the Dept of Scientific and Industrial Research (estab 1915).
Date1835 - 1967
Persons
CodePersonNameDates
DS/UK/3De la Beche; Sir; Henry Thomas (1796-1855)1796-1855
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