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WATSON, Sir Charles Moore (1844-1916)

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0402 CMW
Held at: Royal Geographical Society
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Full title: WATSON, Sir Charles Moore (1844-1916)
Date(s): 1871-1920
Level of description: collection
Extent: 1 file
Name of creator(s): Watson | Sir | Charles Moore | 1844-1916 | Knight | Colonel


Administrative/Biographical history:

Born Dublin, 1844; educated Trinity College Dublin and Royal Military Academy Woolwich; Royal Engineers, 1866; served in Sudan under General Charles Gordon, 1874-1875; War Office, 1875-1878; India Office, 1880-1882; led advance on Cairo after Battle of Tell al-Kebir, 1882; served in Egyptian Army, 1882-1886; assistant Inspector General of Fortifications, 1891; retired 1902; Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society, 1875-1916; knighted, 1905; died, London, 1916.


Scope and content/abstract:

Papers of Charles Moore Watson, 1871-1920, comprising a field notebook, lists of instruments and observations, upper Nile, 1874.

Access & Use

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System of arrangement:

Arranged in the order set out in the Scope and Content field.

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 Archivist/s discretion and subject to completion of an application form. No reproduction or publication without the permission of the RGA-IBG Archivist.

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Archival Information

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Allied Materials

Related material:

RGS Archives - Correspondence Blocks 1871-80, 1881-1910, 1911-1920.

National Register of Archives: Click here to view NRA record

Publication note:

Description Notes

Archivist's note:
Prepared by Michael Cronin Archives Volunteer using existing finding aids. Modified by Sarah Drewery.
Sources: Obit.: The Geographical Journal, Vol. 47 (1916); Dictionary of National Biography.

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

Date(s) of descriptions:
December 2000, May 2008

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