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Identity statement

Reference code(s)
GB0099 KCLMA Glennie
Title
GLENNIE, Brig Edward Aubrey (1889-1980)
Date(s)
Created 1915-1959
Level of description
collection level
Extent and medium of the unit of description (quantity, bulk, or size)
9 boxes or 0.09 cubic metres

Context

Administrative / Biographical history

Born 1889; educated at Haileybury; commissioned into Corps of Royal Engineers, 1910; Lt, 1912; served in World War One, 1914-1918; Capt, 1916; acting Maj, 1916-1918; service in Mesopotamia, 1916-1918; awarded DSO, 1917; Staff Officer to Engineer-in-Chief, Mesopotamian Expeditionary Force, 1918-1919; Maj, 1926; service in India, [1932-1947]; Lt Col, 1934; Col, 1937;Director, Survey Department of India, 1937; served in World War Two, 1939-1945; awarded CIE, 1942; retired as Hon Brig, 1948; President, British Cave Rescue Association; died 1980.Publications: Gravity anomalies and the structure of the Earth's crust (Survey of India, Dehra Dun, India, 1932); A report on the values of gravity in the Maldive and Laccadive Islands (The John Murray Expedition, Scientific Reports, London, 1936); Cave fauna (Cave Research Group, Leamington Spa, Warwickshire, 1946); Cave fauna. Preliminary list with Mary Hazelton (Cave Research Group,Leamington Spa, Warwickshire, 1947); National Grid co-ordinates of corners of 6-inch Ordnance Survey Sheets and cutting values at sheet edges of one-kilometre grid lines near corners (Cave Research Group, Berkhamstead, Hertfordshire, 1948).

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

Gravity anomalies and the structure of the Earth's crust (Survey of India, Dehra Dun, India, 1932); A report on the values of gravity in the Maldive and Laccadive Islands (The John Murray Expedition, Scientific Reports, London, 1936); Cave fauna (Cave Research Group, Leamington Spa, Warwickshire, 1946); Cave fauna. Preliminary list with Mary Hazelton (Cave Research Group, Leamington Spa, Warwickshire, 1947); National Grid co-ordinates of corners of 6-inch Ordnance Survey Sheets and cutting values at sheet edges of one-kilometre grid lines near corners (Cave Research Group, Berkhamstead, Hertfordshire, 1948).

Presented to the Centre by the family in 1981.

Content & structure

Scope and content

Seventeen volumes of Survey of India. Geodetic Report, 1922-1940 (Surveyor General of India, Survey of India, Dehra Dun, India, 1928-1945), with editions of Survey of India. Supplement to the Geodetic Report Volume VI. Indian deflection and gravity stations (Surveyor General of India, Survey of India, Dehra Dun, India, 1931) and Survey of India. Supplement to the GeodeticReport 1937. Isostatic reductions of Indian Gravity Stations (Surveyor General of India, Survey of India, Dehra Dun, India, 1939). Eight volumes of Survey of India. General Report, 1947-1955 (Surveyor General of India, Survey of India, Dehra Dun, India, 1949-1959).Twelve volumes of Survey of India. Technical Report, 1947-1954 (Surveyor General of India, Survey of India, Dehra Dun, India, 1949-1957). Six volumes entitled Survey of India. Professional Paper No 15. The pendulum operations in India and Burma 1908 to 1913 by Capt Harold John Couchman, Royal Engineers, Deputy Superintendent, Survey of India (Government of India, Dehra Dun,India, 1915); Survey of India. Geodetic triangulation by Capt Guy Bomford, Royal Engineers, Superintendent, Survey of India (Surveyor General of India, Survey of India, Dehra Dun, India, 1931); Survey of India. Professional Paper No 27. Gravity anomalies and the structure of the Earth's crust by Maj Edward Aubrey Glennie (Surveyor General of India, Survey of India, Dehra Dun, India, 1932); Survey of India. Professional Paper No 30. Gravity anomalies and the figure of the Earth by B L Gulatee, Mathematical Adviser, Survey of India (Surveyor General of India, Survey of India, Dehra Dun, India, 1940); damaged volume entitled Survey history [1950]; The Survey of India during war and early reconstruction 1939-1946 by Brig Sir Oliver Wheeler (Surveyor General of India, Office ofthe Geodetic and Research Branch, Survey of India, Dehra Dun, India, 1955). War Office map case containing forty three printed maps of western Europe, mainly France and Germany, and twenty two printed maps of the UK, various scales [1944].

System of arrangement

43 volumes, 65 maps

Conditions of access & use

Conditions governing access

Open, subject to signature of Reader's undertaking form, and appropriate provision of two forms of identification, to include one photographic ID.

Conditions governing reproduction

Copies, subject to the condition of the original, may be supplied for research use only. Requests to publish original material should be submitted to the Trustees of the Liddell Hart Centre for Military Archives, attention of the Director of Archive Services.

Language/scripts of material
English
Finding aids

This Summary Guide, and in hard copy in the reading room.

Allied materials

Existence and location of originals
King's College London College Archives
Related units of description

Correspondence with Sir Aurel Stein, 1941, is held by the Department of Western Manuscripts, Bodleian Library, Oxford University (Ref: MSS Stein). An account of British Hypogean Amphipoda by Glennie is held at the Dorset County Museum, Dorchester, Dorset (Ref: Bridson, Natural history MS resources).

Publication note
Correspondence with Sir Aurel Stein, 1941, is held by the Department of Western Manuscripts, Bodleian Library, Oxford University (Ref: MSS Stein). An account of British Hypogean Amphipoda by Glennie is held at the Dorset County Museum, Dorchester, Dorset (Ref: Bridson, Natural history MS resources).

Notes

Note
Compiled Aug 1999

Description control

Rules or conventions

Compiled in compliance with General International Standard Archival Description, ISAD(G), second edition, 2000; National Council on Archives Rules for the Construction of Personal Place and Corporate Names 1997.

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Subjects

  • Colonial countries
  • Field work
  • Geographical data
  • Geography
  • Geological surveying
  • International conflicts
  • Maps
  • Political systems
  • Research work
  • Surveying
  • Surveys
  • Visual materials
  • War
  • Wars (events)
  • World War Two (1939-1945)
  • World wars (events)

Places

  • France
  • Germany
  • India, South Asia
  • London, England
  • Myanmar, South East Asia

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