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PRATT, Geoffrey

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0402 GJP
Held at: Royal Geographical Society
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Full title: PRATT, Geoffrey
Date(s): 1921-[1989]
Level of description: Collection level
Extent: 1 box
Name of creator(s): Pratt | John Geoffrey D | fl 1955-1986 | geophysicist


Administrative/Biographical history:

Geoffrey Pratt was a geophysicist on the 1955-1958 Commonwealth Trans-Antarctic Expedition team.


Scope and content/abstract:

Papers of Geoffrey Pratt, 1921-1970, including scientific report by Pratt entitled 'Trans-Antarctic Expedition, 1955-1958: Seismic Soundings Across Antarctica', 1960; lecture by Pratt entitled 'Physical Science on the Trans-Antarctic Expedition' delivered, 21 Jan 1959 and personal papers of Miss Pauline May Pratt.

Access & Use

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System of arrangement:

Arranged in three sections as outined in the Scope and Content.

Conditions governing access:

Accessed 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 available in the Foyle Reading Room.

Archival Information

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Immediate source of acquisition:


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Description Notes

Archivist's note:
Prepared by an Archives volunteer using existing finding aids. Revised by Sarah Drewery.

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

Date(s) of descriptions:
17 January 2002; Aug 2008.

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