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Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0101 ICS 124
Held at: Institute of Commonwealth Studies
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Full title: MARTIN-KAYE, Peter H A
Date(s): 1951
Level of description: Collection (Fonds)
Extent: 1 item
Name of creator(s): Kaye | Peter H A | Martin- | fl 1951-2006 | geologist
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Administrative/Biographical history:

Kamarang - Ekereku - Wenamu expedition, British Guiana Geological Survey Department, 1951; Government Geologist of the Leeward and British Virgin Islands; Government Geologist of the Winward Islands; Federal Geologist, West Indian Federation; Director of the Geological Survey, British Guiana, 1961-1966.


Scope and content/abstract:

Typescript copy of the diary of Peter Martin-Kaye written whilst conducting a geological survey of the unmapped Ekereku River in the Pakaraima Mountains, British Guiana, Mar-Jun 1951 (also known as the Kamarang - Ekereku - Wenamu expedition).

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Conditions governing access:

Open although advance notice should be given. Access to individual items may be restricted under the Data Protection Act or the Freedom of Information Act.

Conditions governing reproduction:

A photocopying and digitisation service is available, at the discretion of the Library staff. Copies are supplied solely for research or private study. Requests to publish, or to quote from original material should be submitted to the Information Resources Manager.

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No additional finding aids.

Archival Information

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Allied Materials

Related material:

The technical survey data are recorded on standard Geological Survey field sheets in the archives of the Geological Survey Department, Georgetown, Guyana. Martin-Kayes PhD thesis is held at the University of London.

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Description Notes

Archivist's note:
Compiled by Sarah Drewery.

Rules or conventions:
General International Standard Archival Description ISAD(G), 2nd edition 2000. National Council on Archives Rules for the Construction of Personal, Place and Corporate Names, 1997.

Date(s) of descriptions:
Feb 2008

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