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COMBE, Harvey Trewythen Brabazon (1852-1923)

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0402 HTC
Held at: Royal Geographical Society
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Full title: COMBE, Harvey Trewythen Brabazon (1852-1923)
Date(s): 1873-1924
Level of description: Collection level
Extent: 1 bound diary and 1 folder
Name of creator(s): Combe | Harvey Trewythen Brabazon | 1852-1923 | soldier and traveller


Administrative/Biographical history:

Harvey Trewythen Brabazon Combe was born in 1852, served in the East Sussex Regiment 1876-1897; JP for Sussex and Country Mayo; travelled widely in Europe, Asia and Australia; Fellow of the Royal Geogographical Society, 1881 and died in 1923.


Scope and content/abstract:

Papers of Harvey Trewythen Brabazon Combe, 1873-1924, comprise a diary describing a journey with his uncle, the artist H B Brabazon, through France, Egypt and Italy, in 1873-1874 and notes on his life sent by his widow to the Royal Geographical Society.

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement:

Diary is in chronological order.

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 to RGS by Combe's widow, 1924.

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:
24 October 2000 and modified May 2008.

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