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McGRIGOR, George Duncan (1868-1953)

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0402 GDM
Held at: Royal Geographical Society
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Full title: McGRIGOR, George Duncan (1868-1953)
Date(s): 1898-1922
Level of description: Collection level
Extent: 1 folder and 2 bound volumes
Name of creator(s): McGrigor | George Duncan | 1868-1953


Administrative/Biographical history:

Born, 1868; Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society, 1898; died, 1953.

Publications: Field analysis of minerals for the prospector, mining engineer, traveller, and student (1915)


Scope and content/abstract:

Papers of George Duncan McGrigor relating to Newfoundland comprising a journal by McGrigor entitled 'Impressions of Newfoundland', 1898; bound typescript entitled 'Newfoundland - Facts and Fallacies', 1922 and nomenclature of botanical species found in Newfoundland.

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement:

As outlined in 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 Archivist's discretion, and subject to completion of 'application for copies' form. No reproduction or publication without permission of the RGS-IBG Archivist.

Finding aids:

The RGS archives: a handlist / compiled by Christine Kelly. London: RGS, 1977.

Archival Information

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

Presented to the RGS 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.

Date(s) of descriptions:
25 September 2001; Oct 2008.

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