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HENDERSON, Lt Col George (1836-1929)

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0402 GHE
Held at: Royal Geographical Society
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Full title: HENDERSON, Lt Col George (1836-1929)
Date(s): 1866-1887
Level of description: Collection level (fonds)
Extent: 1 box and 3 files
Name of creator(s): Henderson | George | 1836-1929 | Lt Col


Administrative/Biographical history:

Born, 1836; Professor of Surgery at Lahore University; Superintendant of Central Jail, Lahore; medical officer and scientist, political mission to Yarkand under Sir Douglas Forsyth, 1870; Director of the Royal Botanic Gardens and Professor of Botany, Calcutta University; Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society, 1871-1929, made a Life Fellow in 1871; died, 1929.


Scope and content/abstract:

Surgeon Major George Henderson's visitors' books from the Dak bungalows at Bhagtanwala 1866-1885 and at Bhera 1872-1887.

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement:

Original order.

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 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:

Presented by George Henderson, 1919.

Allied Materials

Related material:

Publication note:

Description Notes

Archivist's note:
Prepared by Michael Cronin, Archives volunteer using existing finding aids. Revised by Sarah Drewery.
Sources: The Geographical Journal, Vol. 74, No. 2 (Aug., 1929), p. 196.

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

Date(s) of descriptions:
19th November, 2001. Oct 2008.

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