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JOHNSTON, Thomas Crawford (1913-1965): correspondence


IDENTITY STATEMENT

Reference code(s): GB 1446 MS 14

Held at: Royal Anthropological Institute of Great Britain and Ireland

Title: JOHNSTON, Thomas Crawford (1913-1965): correspondence

Date(s): 1914-1921

Level of description: collection

Extent: 1 item

Name of creator(s): Johnston | Thomas Crawford | 1913-1965 | author

CONTEXT

Administrative/Biographical history:

Thomas Crawford Johnston was a scholar working in San Francisco, USA. He was an honorary member of the Geographical Society of California.

CONTENT

Scope and content/abstract:

Bound correspondence of Thomas Crawford Johnston, 1914-1921, on the subject of his book Did the Phoenicians discover America? (published by James Nisbet & Company, Ltd., Berner Street, London, 1913), including correspondence with Prof. G C Chisholm, Prof. J S Nicholson, Thomas Athol Joyce, Prof. Grafton Elliot Smith, Prof. Herbert E Gregory and Prof. Louis R Sullivan.

ACCESS AND USE

Language/scripts of material: English

System of arrangement:

Single item

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.

Physical characteristics:

151 pp. 27 cm Typescript. Light brown cloth boards; lettered in gold on upper cover.

Finding aids:

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

ARCHIVAL INFORMATION

Accruals:

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

Unknown

ALLIED MATERIALS

Related material:

Digital copy of the second edition of Did the Phoenicians discover America? (St Thomas Press, Texas, 1965) is available online.

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


INDEX ENTRIES
Subjects
Ancient civilizations | Ancient history | Historical periods
Geographical exploration | Geography
Maritime transport | Transport
Water transport

Personal names
Johnston | Thomas Crawford | 1913-1965 | author

Corporate names

Places
Americas