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GRAY, Sir Albert (1850-1928)

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0402 AGR
Held at: Royal Geographical Society
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Full title: GRAY, Sir Albert (1850-1928)
Date(s): 1880s
Level of description: Collection level
Extent: 1 file
Name of creator(s): Gray | Sir | Albert | 1850-1928 | Knight | lawyer


Administrative/Biographical history:

Born, 1850; educated at Rugby; Ceylon Civil Service, 1871-1875; joined the Hakluyt Society, 1877; called to the Bar, 1879; Council of the Hakluyt Society, 1887; Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society, 1892-1928; Chancellor of the Diocese of Ely, 1894; Counsel of the Chairman of Committees at the House of Lords, 1896-1922; President of the Hakluyt Society, 1908-1926; member of the RGS Council, 1912; Inner Temple Bencher, 1914; died,1928.

Publications: The Voyage of François Pyrard de Laval to the East Indies, the Maldives, the Moluccas, and Brazil translated by Albert Grey, assisted by H.C.P. Bell (1888)


Scope and content/abstract:

Notes by Sir Albert Gray and others on voyages to the East Indies and the Maldive islands, 1880s.

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement:

Original 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 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:

Hand list and card index.

Archival Information

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

Received by the RGS, 1981.

Allied Materials

Related material:

Publication note:

Description Notes

Archivist's note:
Prepared by Archives volunteer using existing finding aids. Revised by Sarah Drewery.
Sources: The Geographical Journal, Vol. 71, No. 5 (May, 1928), p. 510.

Rules or conventions:
ISAD(G) ed.2, name authority NRA.

Date(s) of descriptions:
17th January, 2002. Oct 2008.

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