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BEAZELEY, Col George Adam (1870-1961)

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0402 GAB
Held at: Royal Geographical Society
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Full title: BEAZELEY, Col George Adam (1870-1961)
Date(s): 1900-1952
Level of description: Collection (fonds)
Extent: One box and one oversized item.
Name of creator(s): Beazeley | George Adam | 1870-1961 | Colonel


Administrative/Biographical history:

Educated Harrow and RMA Woolwich. Commissioned in Royal Engineers, 1890. Survey of India 1897-1925. Served in the Somaliland Field Force (1903-1904) and in Mesopotamia (1916-1918). Retired 1925 and worked with Sudan Air Survey 1929-1930. Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society, 1919-1929.


Scope and content/abstract:

Papers of Col George Adam Beazeley with photographs and maps interspersed throughout including papers relating to Kashmir; papers entitled "My experiences", 1900-1901 and "My Somaliland Diary".

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement:

Items have not undergone any arrangement beyond the internal structure of the files.

Conditions governing access:

Open by appointment only, subject to completion of application form. Non-Fellows require a letter of reference.

Conditions governing reproduction:

Photocopying at Archivist's discretion, and subject to completion of 'application for copies' form. No reproduction or publication without permission of the RGS-IBG Archivist.

Finding aids:

The RGS archives: a handlist compiled by Christine Kelly. London: RGS, 1977.

Archival Information

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

Donated to the RGS by his daughter Mrs JR Cooper in 1981.

Allied Materials

Related material:

RGS correspondence blocks 1911-1920, 1921-1930 Beazeley, G. A. Journal Mss. Middle East 1920 and Miscellaneous 1918-1919 Beazeley, G. A.

National Register of Archives: Click here to view NRA record

Publication note:

Description Notes

Archivist's note:
Prepared by David Tatham, Archives Volunteer using existing finding aids and Who was Who. Revised by Sarah Drewery.

Rules or conventions:
ISAD(G) ed.2, name authority NRA.

Date(s) of descriptions:
17 October 2000; Nov 2008.

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