ACU GBA F2499
- 1896-1918 (Creation)
Level of description
Extent and medium
8 cm of textual records
Name of creator
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.
Purchased by the Riveredge Foundation from Winifred A. Myers Autographs, 1968.
Immediate source of acquisition or transfer
Transferred from the Riveredge Foundation.
Content and structure area
Scope and content
The fonds consists of correspondence inward and outward, mostly concerning publication of manuscripts by geographers, travellers and adventurers.
Appraisal, destruction and scheduling
System of arrangement
Conditions of access and use area
Conditions governing access
No restrictions on access.
Conditions governing reproduction
Language of material
Script of material
Language and script notes
The material is in English.
Physical characteristics and technical requirements
An item-level inventory is in M 4843, file 296.
Allied materials area
Existence and location of originals
Existence and location of copies
Related units of description
Title based on contents of records.
Consists of files 296-300 in M-4843 Riveredge collection