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BLYTH, Aliston: notes on the 'Tedi River Tribes' of Papua New Guinea

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 1446 MS 31
Held at: Royal Anthropological Institute of Great Britain and Ireland
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Full title: BLYTH, Aliston: notes on the 'Tedi River Tribes' of Papua New Guinea
Date(s): 1922
Level of description: collection
Extent: 2 items
Name of creator(s): Blyth | Aliston | fl 1920-1922

Context

Administrative/Biographical history:

Aliston Blyth went on an expedition in Papua New Guinea with Mr Lyons in search of Drexler and Bell, 1920. Nothing further is known about him.

Content

Scope and content/abstract:

Typescript anthropological notes by Aliston Blyth on the 'Tedi River Tribes' of Papua New Guinea, with an accompanying letter from Blyth to A R Minks of the Royal Geographical Society, 22 Jul 1922.

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:
English

System of arrangement:

Original order

Conditions governing access:

Appointments are necessary for all visits; please contact the archivist by email to arrange; a fee of 10 is payable by all visitors except Fellows and Members; membership details can be found on the RAI web site; access to material referring to the most recent thirty years is restricted; some material is very fragile and may not be available for view; a few items are of restricted or forbidden access.

Conditions governing reproduction:

Photocopies and scans for personal research only may be arranged at the discretion of the archivist; charges apply; in all cases forms governing use of copies must be signed; use of digital cameras is not allowed.

Finding aids:

Collection level description available in the Institute's reading room.

Archival Information

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

Unknown

Allied Materials

Related material:

Publication note:

Description Notes

Archivist's note:
Entry compiled by Sarah Drewery.

Rules or conventions:
Compiled in compliance with General International Standard Archival Description, ISAD(G), second edition, 2000; National Council on Archives Rules for the Construction of Personal, Place and Corporate Names, 1997.

Date(s) of descriptions:
May 2008

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