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CAWLEY, Alan (fl 1930s)

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0402 SSC/15
Held at: Royal Geographical Society
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Full title: CAWLEY, Alan (fl 1930s)
Date(s): 1938 - 1954
Level of description: Collection level
Extent: 3 folders
Name of creator(s): Cawley | Alan | fl 1930s | geological surveyor


Administrative/Biographical history:

Alan Cawley was a Geological Surveyor in the Department of Lands and Mines, Tanganika in late 1930s and became a fellow of the Royal Geographical Society, 1936-1949.


Scope and content/abstract:

Papers of Alan Cawley, comprise survey notes on his ascent of Mount Kilimanjaro in 1938; notes on measuring altitude and a typescript report by P Wilkinson on the vulanicity of the mountain, 1954.

Access & Use

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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 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 by Mrs B H Cawley (widow), 1938.

Allied Materials

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Description Notes

Archivist's note:
Prepared by an archives volunteer using existing finding aids and edited by Samantha Velumyl, AIM25 cataloguer.

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:
8 August 2001 and May 2008.

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