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TRAFFORD, Marcus de Lavis- (1880-1960)

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0402 MLT
Held at: Royal Geographical Society
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Full title: TRAFFORD, Marcus de Lavis- (1880-1960)
Date(s): 1957-1990
Level of description: Collection level
Extent: 2 boxes
Name of creator(s): Trafford | Marcus Antonius Johnston | de Lavis- | 1880-1960 | historian and physician


Administrative/Biographical history:

Born, 1880; archŠologist; physician at the Queen Victoria Hospital; doctor to the Duke of Connaught; pioneer of winter sports in the French Alps; died 1960.
Publications: Le col Alpin franchi par Hannibal (1958)


Scope and content/abstract:

Papers, photographs and maps relating to Marcus de Lavis Trafford's studies of Hannibal's route across the Alps, 1957-1990.

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:
Predominantly French, there is an English translation of some material.

System of arrangement:

Original order

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 the permission of the RGS-IBG Archivist.

Finding aids:

Collection level description available in the Foyle Reading Room.

Archival Information

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

Received from the family, 10 Jan 1991.

Allied Materials

Related material:

Trafford's photographs are in the RGS's photograph collection.

Publication note:

Description Notes

Archivist's note:
Prepared by Archives volunteer using existing RGS card index. Revised by Sarah Drewery.

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

Date(s) of descriptions:
17th January, 2001. May 2008.

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