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MARRIOTT, George Wharton ([1854]-1921)

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0402 GMA
Held at: Royal Geographical Society
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Full title: MARRIOTT, George Wharton ([1854]-1921)
Date(s): 1885-1887
Level of description: Collection level
Extent: 2 vols
Name of creator(s): Marriott | George Wharton | [1854]-1921 | agent


Administrative/Biographical history:

George Wharton Marriott was born in Eton around 1843; he was agent to a rich landowner in Blakeney, Norfolk, on whose expense he travelled around the world. He later became private secretary to Lord Northcote and acted as agent for him in London while Lord Northcote was governer general of Australia. He died in 1921.


Scope and content/abstract:

Papers of George Wharton Marriott including diaries of a world tour, volume 1, 30 July 1885-1887; May 1886, London to Tenerife to Cape Town to New Zealand (also some notes on Fiji) and Volume 2, 8 May-18 Sept 1886 Australia-South China-Peking-Japan.

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement:

Arranged as in Scope and Content field above.

Conditions governing access:

Open by appointment only, subject to completion of application form. Non-Fellows require a letter of reference.

Conditions governing reproduction:

Photocopying at the discretion of the Archivist and subject to completion of an application form. No reproduction or publication without permission of the RGS-IBG Archivist.

Finding aids:

Electronic description also on A2A.

Archival Information

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

Donated by daughter-in-law, Mrs Valerie Marriott, Sept 1988.

Allied Materials

Related material:

Publication note:

Description Notes

Archivist's note:
Prepared by Michael Cronin, Archives volunteer using existing finding aids, on behalf of the RSLP AIM25 Project. Revised by Sarah Drewery.
Sources: letter from the depositor.

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

Date(s) of descriptions:
October, 2001; Nov 2008.

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