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Falkland Islands papers of William Dean

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.


  • Creation: 1841 - 2004


Conditions Governing Access

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Biographical / Historical

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


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

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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 RCS. A selection of material gathered for the history of the Falkland Islands (RCMS 277/1) has been digitised. Follow the digital object links to view 209 images from this series on Cambridge Digital Library.


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


Dean, William Markham, 1881-1953

Includes index.


2004-02-03 09:25:06+00:00
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Repository Details

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