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MURGOCI, Dr Agnes (1875-1929)

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0505 PP12
Held at: Royal Holloway, University of London
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Full title: MURGOCI, Dr Agnes (1875-1929)
Date(s): 1900-1931, 1945
Level of description: Collection (fonds)
Extent: 1 box or 0.01m3
Name of creator(s): Murgoci | Agnes | 1875-1929 | Zoologist
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Administrative/Biographical history:

Born Agnes Kelly in 1875; educated at the Dollar Academy, Dunfirmline and Bedford College, University of London; Associate of Bedford College, 1896; gained first class honours in Zoology, 1897; went to University of Munich, Germany, where she gained her PhD and met Georg Murgoci, 1900; spent many years in Bucharest, where her husband was Professor of Mineralogy; died 1929.

Publications: Rumania and the Rumanians (Anglo-Rumanian Society, London, 1918).


Scope and content/abstract:

Offprints of articles, 1900-1931, written by Agnes Murgoci (née Kelly) concerning Romanian folklore and customs, and mineralogy, and including two biographical articles relating to the life of Agnes Murgoci, 1927. Correspondence relating to the deposit of the articles in the Bedford College Library, 1945.

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:
English and German

System of arrangement:

Arranged chronologically.

Conditions governing access:

Open to all registered users of the Royal Holloway, University of London Archives.

Conditions governing reproduction:

Copies may be supplied, subject to the condition of the original. Requests to publish original material should be directed to the College Archivist.

Finding aids:

Handlist available in the Royal Holloway, University of London Archives reading room.

Archival Information

Archival history:

Presented to the College Library by the family in 1945. The papers were transferred from the Bedford College Archives when the College merged with Royal Holloway in 1985.

Immediate source of acquisition:

Allied Materials

Related material:

National Register of Archives: Click here to view NRA record

Publication note:

Description Notes

Archivist's note:
Compiled by Sarah Aitchison as part of the AIM25 project.

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:
Feb 2000

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