Guide to the Papers of George W. Rayner
National Library of Australia View Catalogue Record
- George W. Rayner
- Papers of George W. Rayner
- Date Range
- 1927-1936, 1949
- Collection Number
- MS 6755
- 0.15 metres (1 box)
- Language of Materials
- National Library of Australia
Conditions Governing Access
Please refer to the collection's catalogue record (http://nla.gov.au/nla.cat-vn2196089) for the access conditions.
Conditions Governing Use
Copying and publishing of unpublished manuscript material is subject to copyright restrictions. For such material, written permission to publish must be obtained from the copyright holder(s). Copying of unpublished material for research purposes is permissible 50 years after the death of the creator of the material.
Items from this collection should be cited as '[Title or description of manuscript item], Papers of George W. Rayner, National Library of Australia, MS 6755, [box number and series and/or file number]'.
(a) Portion of a letter from GWR giving names of personnel on R.R.S. William Scoresby, 1931 during work in Peru on the Humbolt Current and a 4 month trawling survey around the Falkland Islands.
(b) Notes on the findings in the Peru current
(c) press cuttings
(d) extract from Nature
(e) letter from E. Rolfe Gunther to G.W.R. discussing work they had done together as co-scientists on William Scoresby 1931.
(f) 4 photographs of dolphins described in the letter
During this period, 23-24 February 1928 the Governor of the Falklands, attended the first sports meeting ever held in the Antarctica, the opening of the rifle range and the unveiling of the Shackleton Memorial (press cuttings enclosed).