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JAMES, Miss Edith A

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0402 EAJ
Held at: Royal Geographical Society
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Full title: JAMES, Miss Edith A
Date(s): 1900-1934
Level of description: Collection level
Extent: 15 vols
Name of creator(s): James | Edith A | fl 1900-1934


Administrative/Biographical history:


Scope and content/abstract:

Edith A James' personal journals of world tours, typescript and illustrated with postcards and photographs including Italy Switzerland and Germany, Jan-Jul 1900; world tour on board SS FRANCONIA, England to Egypt, India, Java, Sumatra, China, Japan and USA, 1925-1926; Egypt, Palestine and Rome, 1925; Switzerland and Belgium, 1914-1920; South Africa to the Victoria Falls, 1926-1927; world tour on board SS DUCHESS OF ATHOLL including the West Indies, South America and South Africa, 1929; Morocco, 1927-1928; world tour including New Zealand, the Pacific and Fiji 1929-1931 and the southern hemisphere, 1934.

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement:

Arranged in 15 volumes.

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 the author.

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

Date(s) of descriptions:
29November 2001; Oct 2008.

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