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HUNT, Bernard (fl 1885-1903) diaries

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0098 B/HUNT
Held at: Imperial College of Science Technology and Medicine
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Full title: HUNT, Bernard (fl 1885-1903) diaries
Date(s): Created 1896-1986
Level of description: Collection (fonds)
Extent: 1 box
Name of creator(s): Hunt | Bernard | fl 1885-1903 | mining engineer


Administrative/Biographical history:

Student, Royal School of Mines, 1885-1889; worked in Mexico, [1895]; mining engineer in Peru, 1896-1903; returned to Britain, 1903.


Scope and content/abstract:

Four diaries of Bernard Hunt, 1896-1899, giving an account of his experiences in Peru as a mining engineer; extracts from the diaries by his son, Philip B Hunt, 1986.

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement:

The diaries are listed chronlogically.

Conditions governing access:

Researchers wishing to consult the Archives should first contact the College Archivist, Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine, Exhibition Road, London SW7 2AZ, for an appointment.

Conditions governing reproduction:

A photocopying service is available at the discretion of the Archivist. Photocopies are supplied for research use only. Requests to publish original material should be submitted to the Archivist.

Finding aids:

A catalogue is available at the College Archives.

Archival Information

Archival history:

Accumulated by Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine during the course of business.

Immediate source of acquisition:

Allied Materials

Related material:

Records of the Department of Mineral Resources Engineering (KMIN), held at Imperial College.

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Publication note:

Description Notes

Archivist's note:
Sources: diaries of Bernard Hunt. Compiled by Julie Tancell as part of the RSLP AIM25 project.

Rules or conventions:
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:
December 2000

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