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TURNER, Dr George Albert (d 1917): 'Some anthropological notes on the South African coloured mine labourer'

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 1446 MS 29
Held at: Royal Anthropological Institute of Great Britain and Ireland
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Full title: TURNER, Dr George Albert (d 1917): 'Some anthropological notes on the South African coloured mine labourer'
Date(s): [c1915]
Level of description: collection
Extent: 1 item
Name of creator(s): Turner | George Albert | d 1917 | physician

Context

Administrative/Biographical history:

Educated, Aberdeen; Medical Officer, Witwatersrand Native Labour Association, Ltd., Johannesburg; Fellow of the Royal Anthropological Institute, 1911-1917; died, 1917.

Content

Scope and content/abstract:

Typescript manuscript with annotations for a book by George Albert Turner entitled Some anthropological notes on the South African coloured mine labourer, including photographs of people from South African ethnic groups. Also encloses an off-print of an article by Turner 'Some of the tribal marks of the South African native races' reprinted from Transvaal Medical Journal, Feb 1911, pp. 73 and 79-80.

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:
English

System of arrangement:

Single item

Conditions governing access:

Appointments are necessary for all visits; please contact the archivist by email to arrange; a fee of 10 is payable by all visitors except Fellows and Members; membership details can be found on the RAI web site; access to material referring to the most recent thirty years is restricted; some material is very fragile and may not be available for view; a few items are of restricted or forbidden access.

Conditions governing reproduction:

Photocopies and scans for personal research only may be arranged at the discretion of the archivist; charges apply; in all cases forms governing use of copies must be signed; use of digital cameras is not allowed.

Finding aids:

Collection level description available in the Institute's reading room.

Archival Information

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

Unknown

Allied Materials

Related material:

Publication note:

Description Notes

Archivist's note:
Entry compiled by Sarah Drewery.

Rules or conventions:
Compiled in compliance with General International Standard Archival Description, ISAD(G), second edition, 2000; National Council on Archives Rules for the Construction of Personal, Place and Corporate Names, 1997.

Date(s) of descriptions:
May 2008

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