Fonds F2499 - Sir John Scott Keltie fonds

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ACU GBA F2499

Title

Sir John Scott Keltie fonds

Date(s)

  • 1896-1918 (Creation)

Level of description

Fonds

Extent and medium

8 cm of textual records

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Name of creator

Biographical history

Sir John Scott Keltie, 1840-1927, was born at Dundee, Scotland and studied at St. Andrews University. He worked in journalism and publishing, and from 1884 until his death he was associated with the Royal Geographical Society successively as Librarian, Editor, Secretary, and Vice-President. He was awarded many honors, including a knighthood in 1918. He was married and had one daughter. For further biographical details, see his entry in the Dictionary of National Biography, 1922-1930 volume.

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Archival history

Purchased by the Riveredge Foundation from Winifred A. Myers Autographs, 1968.

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

Transferred from the Riveredge Foundation.

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Scope and content

The fonds consists of correspondence inward and outward, mostly concerning publication of manuscripts by geographers, travellers and adventurers.

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No restrictions on access.

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The material is in English.

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Finding aids

An item-level inventory is in M 4843, file 296.

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Consists of files 296-300 in M-4843 Riveredge collection

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