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MOLYNEUX, Thomas Howard

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0402 THM
Held at: Royal Geographical Society
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Full title: MOLYNEUX, Thomas Howard
Date(s): 1847-[1980s]
Level of description: Collection level
Extent: 1 box and 2 files
Name of creator(s): Molyneux | Thomas Howard | fl 1847 | Lieutenant


Administrative/Biographical history:

Lieutenant Thomas Howard Molyneux led an expedition from the HM SPARTAN to examine the course of the Jordan and and the valley through which it runs and to measure the depth of the Dead Sea, 1847.


Scope and content/abstract:

Papers of Thomas Howard Molyneux including Molyneux's journal of a survey of the Dead Sea, 1847 with a transcript by E O Eriksen and copies of notes and a map by Molyneux and lists of soundings in the Dead Sea.

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement:

As outlined in the Scope and Content.

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.

Archival Information

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

Transcript and copy material were received from Erik Eriksen in 1985 and 1986.

Allied Materials

Related material:

Publication note:

Description Notes

Archivist's note:
Prepared by Archives volunteer using existing finding aids. Revised by Sarah Drewery.
Sources: 'Expedition to the Jordan and the Dead Sea' by Lieut. Molyneux, Journal of the Royal Geographical Society of London, Vol. 18, (1848), pp. 104-130.

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

Date(s) of descriptions:
8th November, 2001. Oct 2008.

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