The BGS has produced a number of histories of the Survey and the following may be downloaded for individual use or for private study:
Cook, PJ and Allen, PM. 1992. The example of the British Geological Survey: past, present and future British Geological Survey Technical Report WO/92/16.
Hackett, D. 1999. Our corporate history: key events affecting the British Geological Survey, 1967-1998 BGS Technical Report WQ/99/1
Cook, PJ. 1998. A history of the British Geological Survey 1990-1997 British Geological Survey Technical Report WQ/98/1.
In addition, check the BGS downloads page for annual reports, BGS newsletters and magazines, a selection of reference and research reports, as well as some free software.