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CLAYTON, J M (fl 1910s)

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0402 SSC/20
Held at: Royal Geographical Society
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Full title: CLAYTON, J M (fl 1910s)
Date(s): 1910-1911
Level of description: Collection level
Extent: 2 folders
Name of creator(s): Clayton | J M | fl 1910s


Administrative/Biographical history:

Little was known about J M Clayton at the time of compilation of this description, other than that he belonged to the 18th Hussars, travelled to Djibouti in January 1910 and then to Abyssinia returning via Khartoum early in 1911.


Scope and content/abstract:

Papers of J M Clayton, 1910-1911, comprise a diary (not complete) of journey to Addis Ababa, 1910-1911; report and route report on the Anuak country; notes on routes from Addis to Dire Dawa; sketch maps of the Aronsie country and Lake Hora Abiata.

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:
English, French, and Amharic

System of arrangement:

Arranged as set out 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 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) and online at Access to Archives.

Archival Information

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

Donated by Mrs O C Clayton (widow), 1976.

Allied Materials

Related material:

Publication note:

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 modified May 2008.

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