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Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0402 SSC/9
Held at: Royal Geographical Society
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Full title: BOURNE, F S A and TRATMAN, J N
Date(s): 1897
Level of description: collection
Extent: 1 oversized box and 4 files
Name of creator(s): Bourne | F S A | fl 1886-1912 | HBM Consul
Tratman | J N


Administrative/Biographical history:

F S A Bourne was a Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society 1886-1912. He worked for the China Consular Service and was in charge of the Blackburn Commercial Mission to China. No biographical history concerning Tratman was available at the time of compilation.


Scope and content/abstract:

Bourne and Tratman collection, 1897, comprises barometric and hypsometric observations, upper Yangtse Kiang, 1897 and correspondence from Tratman.

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement:

Arranmged as in Scope and Content.

Conditions governing access:

Accessed via the Foyle Reading Room. Free of charge for Fellows, Members and those with valid academic identification. All other users pay a charge and must bring identification in order to register on arrival.

Conditions governing reproduction:

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

Finding aids:

Description available online at Access to Archives.

Archival Information

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:


Allied Materials

Related material:

Correspondence block 1871-1880.

Publication note:

Description Notes

Archivist's note:
Prepared by an Archives volunteer using existing finding aids.

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:
10 December 2001

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