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WOODS, Henry Charles (1881-1939)

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0402 HCW
Held at: Royal Geographical Society
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Full title: WOODS, Henry Charles (1881-1939)
Date(s): 1905-1928
Level of description: collection
Extent: 2 boxes
Name of creator(s): Woods | Henry Charles | 1881-1939 | author and journalist


Administrative/Biographical history:

Born 1881; educated at Harrow and Sandhurst; served in the Grenadier Guards; travelled extensively in the Balkans and Asia Minor as special correspondent for several newspapers; Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society,1905-1939; died, 1939.


Scope and content/abstract:

Diaries and notebooks of Henry Charles Woods, 1905-1928, recording political and economic affairs in the Near East, Balkans and Europe, 23 volumes.

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement:

Two box files containing the diaries.

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 Archivist's discretion and subject to completion of 'application for copies' form. No reproduction possible.

Finding aids:

Handlist in Foyle reading room.

Archival Information

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:


Allied Materials

Related material:

RGS Archives - Correspondence Blocks, 1911-1920, 1921-1930 and 1931-1940.

National Register of Archives: Click here to view NRA record

Publication note:

Description Notes

Archivist's note:
Prepared by an archives volunteer using existing card index. Revised by Sarah Drewery.
Sources: Obit. The Geographical Journal, Vol 93, no. 2, p. 184.

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

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

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