Catalogue description The Emilia Noel Collection

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Title: The Emilia Noel Collection

A collection of 57 travel journals 1892-1937 together with a ms. volume of 'Indian Notes' and two small notebooks with named specimens of seaweeds and British mosses. Journals are quarto manuscript or typescript with many small watercolours, photographs, picture postcards etc. within the text. They cover Ms Noel's travels throughout the world.

Date: 1892-1937

The five boxes contain 57 journals listed in chronological order, each covering a particular journey

Held by: Royal Geographical Society, not available at The National Archives
Language: English

Noel, Emilia Frances, ?1868-1950, botanist

Physical description: Five boxes.
Physical condition: Journals are in reasonable condition.
Restrictions on use:

Photocopying subject to the condition of each item and completion of an 'application for copies' form. No reproduction or publication without permission of the RGS-IBG.

Access conditions:

Access is via the Society's Foyle Reading Room and is free to Members and Fellows of the Society and to those in formal education (proof of educational status required e.g. a student/staff card or formal letter of introduction from your institution). For all other visitors a & #163;10 daily access fee applies. All visitors are required to provide personal i.d. such as a driving licence or passport.

Immediate source of acquisition:

Material bequeathed to the RGS in 1950 by the creator.


None expected.

Unpublished finding aids:

The RGS archives: a handlist / compiled by Christine Kelly. London: RGS, 1977.

Administrative / biographical background:

FRGS 1919-1950. Author of a history of the Noel Family and of "Some Wild Flowers of Kashmir".

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