Bagnold, Ralph Alger, 1896 - 1990 (Brigadier, geophysicist)
- Existence: 1896 - 1990
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Copy of Peel's diary, kept during an expedition to Libya and Egypt led by Brigadier Ralph Bagnold, in areas including Wadi el Aqaba and the Gilf Kebir Plateau.
The collection comprises documentation of Bagnold's desert expeditions, the Long Range Desert Group (LRDG) and scientific research, supplemented by maps and photographs. The collection includes drafts of Bagnold's autobiography ("Sun, Wind, War and Water", 1991) and draft chapters on the history of the LRDG, as well as some personal papers and correspondence.
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