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HEAWOOD, Edward (1863-1949)

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0402 EHE
Held at: Royal Geographical Society
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Full title: HEAWOOD, Edward (1863-1949)
Date(s): 1929-1949
Level of description: Collection level
Extent: 2 files
Name of creator(s): Heawood | Edward | 1863-1949 | librarian


Administrative/Biographical history:

Born, 1865; educated Cambridge University; Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society (RGS), 1886-1949; took cources in surveying, geology and botany; took part in a scheme for settling Santals in Bengal Duars, India; joined staff of RGS, 1894; Librarian of the RGS, 1901-1934; Research Medal of the Royal Scottish Geographical Society, 1933; RGS Victoria Medal, 1934; Librarian Emeritus, 1934-1949; died, 1949.


Scope and content/abstract:

Research papers of Edward Heawood relating to his publications on watermarks including a collection of drawings of 16th, 17th and 18th century watermarks including drawings prepared for publication in Watermarks, Mainly Of The 17th And 18th Centuries by Heaward and articles in The Library the journal of the Bibliographical Society, 1929-1930.

Access & Use

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System of arrangement:

As outlined in the 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 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

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Description Notes

Archivist's note:
Prepared by an archives volunteer using existing finding aids. Revised by Sarah Drewery.
Sources: Obit: The Geographical Journal, Vol. 113, (Jan. - Jun., 1949), pp. 143-144.

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

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

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