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GLYNNE, Mary (b 1895)

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0402 MAG
Held at: Royal Geographical Society
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Full title: GLYNNE, Mary (b 1895)
Date(s): [1950]-1977
Level of description: Collection Level
Extent: 4 folders
Name of creator(s): Glynne | Mary Dilys | b 1895 | plant pathologist and mountaineer


Administrative/Biographical history:

Born, 1895; research plant pathologist in the Plant Pathology Department at the Rothamsted Experimental Station, 1917-1960; one of the original members of the newly formed Mycology Department, 1918; retired,1960; published her final paper in 1985; she was also a renowned climber and was one of the first women to scale mountains such as Fujiyama and the Matterhorn.


Scope and content/abstract:

Papers of Mary Glynne including notes for lectures by Glynne on Angkor Wat, 1950s and 1960s; press cuttings on Cambodia, 1964-1977; note on books on Cambodia and its history and printed guides to Angkor published by the Cambodia Tourist Office.

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement:

As outlined in the Scope and Content.

Conditions governing access:

Accessible 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 Miss L Andrews on behalf of the author, 1989.

Allied Materials

Related material:

Publication note:

Description Notes

Archivist's note:
Prepared by Archives Volunteer using existing finding aids. Revised by Sarah Drewery.

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:
Oct 2008

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