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Falkland Islands papers of William Dean

 Fonds
Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 277

Scope and Contents

Papers and photographs relating to the history of the Falkland Islands and the Falkland Islands Company; correspondence and genealogical papers concerning the Dean family.

Dates

  • 1841 - 2004

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).

Biographical / Historical

William Markham Dean (1881-1953) was Chairman of the Falkland Islands Company, 1938-1952, and wrote a history of the firm.

Extent

4 archive box(es) (4 boxes) : paper/photograph

Language of Materials

English

Swedish

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

good condition unless specified otherwise

Other Finding Aids

The collection is described in detail in MSS Addenda, vol. III.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Presented by Mrs Sarah Chorley, 2001-2008.

Existence and Location of Copies

RCMS 277/1-4 were sent to the Falklands Islands Museum to be copied before their receipt at the R.C.S.

General

This collection level description was created by RAS and MJC using information from the original typescript catalogue.

Originator(s)

Dean, William Markham, 1881-1953

Includes index.
Date
2004-02-03 09:25:06+00:00
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the Cambridge University Library Repository

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