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WOODS, Ethel Gertrude

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0402 EGW
Held at: Royal Geographical Society
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Full title: WOODS, Ethel Gertrude
Date(s): 1921-1985
Level of description: collection
Extent: 1 volume
Name of creator(s): Woods | Dr | Ethel Gertrude | 1865-1939 | née Skeat | geologist


Administrative/Biographical history:

Ethel Gertrude Woods was born 1865; educated, Newham College, Cambridge, 1891; research studentship in Munich; science teacher, 1898-1910; worked in the Censorship Department during World War One; Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society, 1927-1939; died 1939.


Scope and content/abstract:

Papers of Ethel Gertrude Woods, 1921-1985, including a typescript of 'Scenery, its nature and origin' (confused pagination, approx 350 pp), unpublished; 87 watercolour and black and white sketches and diagrams prepared by Miss K Chandler Thomson as illustrations; note on the author; covering letter from donor, William Skeat (nephew) and other correspondence concerning the MS with Dr Joby of the Open University, 1985.

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement:

Original order.

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:

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

Finding aids:

Collection level description in the Foyle reading room.

Archival Information

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

William Skeat (nephew), 1985.

Allied Materials

Related material:

RGS Archives - Correspondence Blocks 1921-1930, and 1931-1940, Woods, Dr E G.

Publication note:

Description Notes

Archivist's note:
Prepared by an archives volunteer using existing card index, and the JRGS. Revised by Sarah Drewery.
Sources: Quarterly Journal of the Geological Society of London, no 379, 30 Oct 1939.

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

Date(s) of descriptions:
15 November 2000; May 2008

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