Reference code(s): GB 0402 EAR
Held at: Royal Geographical Society
Title: REEVES, Edward Ayearst (1862-1945)
Level of description: Collection level
Extent: 1 box, 2 files
Name of creator(s): Reeves | Edward Ayearst | 1862-1945 | instructor in surveying and map curator
Born, 1862; instructor in surveying and map curator at the Royal Geographical Society (RGS), 1878-1933; Fellow of the RGS, 1900-1945; Victoria Medal, RGS, 1928; died, 1945.
Scope and content/abstract:
Papers of Edward Ayearst Reeves, 1909-1930, including notes on Robert E Peary's report and observations from his expedition to the North Pole, 1919, 'On terrestrial magnetism', letters, maps, and observations (of which some are copies of Peary's and others unidentified), 1909 and memoirs of Reeves' time at the Royal Geographical Society, 1930.
ACCESS AND USE
Language/scripts of material: English
System of arrangement:
As outlined in Scope and Content.
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 the discretion of the Archivist and subject to completion of 'application for copies' form. No reproduction or publication without permission of the RGS-IBG Archivist.
The RGS archives: a handlist / compiled by Christine Kelly. London: RGS, 1977.
Immediate source of acquisition:
Archivist's note: Prepared by an Archives volunteer using existing finding aids. Revised by Sarah Drewery.
Sources: Geographical Review, Vol. 36, No. 3 (Jul., 1946), pp. 501-501.
Rules or conventions: ISAD(G) ed.2, name authority NRA.
Date(s) of descriptions: 5 July 2001; Jul 2008