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FRAYLING, Bryan Edwin (1893-1986)

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0098 B/FRAYLING
Held at: Imperial College of Science Technology and Medicine
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Full title: FRAYLING, Bryan Edwin (1893-1986)
Date(s): Created 1913-1983
Level of description: Collection (fonds)
Extent: 4 volumes
Name of creator(s): Frayling | Bryan Edwin | 1893-1986 | mining engineer


Administrative/Biographical history:

Born, Singapore, 1893; student, Royal School of Mines (Imperial College), 1910-1914; joined Royal Engineers, 1914; joined the Colonial Mines Service in Africa, 1925; Chief Inspector of Mines, Tanganyika; Chief Inspector of Mines, Nigeria, 1939; member, Legislative Council, Nigeria; CBE; retired, 1947; died, 1986.


Scope and content/abstract:

Papers of Bryan Edwin Frayling, 1913-[1983], comprising his memoirs, "Back to Front" and "The Rest of It", [1980-1983]; notes on mining, made whilst at the Royal School of Mines (Imperial College), 1913.

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement:

4 volumes

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:

Immediate source of acquisition:

The papers were donated to the College Archives by Mrs Frayling in 1987.

Allied Materials

Related material:

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

National Register of Archives: Click here to view NRA record

Publication note:

Description Notes

Archivist's note:
Sources: memoirs of Bryan Edwin Frayling. 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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