Sir Henry Clifford Darby: History of the Geographical Handbooks Section

Scope and Content

'Outline history of the work of the geographical handbooks section (N.I.D.5), Cambridge, 1940-45', updated to July 1946.

Administrative / Biographical History

Sir Henry Clifford Darby (1909-1992) was a historical geographer; Fellow of King's College, Cambridge, 1932-1945 and 1966-1992; and Professor of Geography, 1966-1976.

Access Information

Open for consultation by holders of a Reader's Ticket valid for the Manuscripts Reading Room.

Acquisition Information

Presented by Professor Sir Henry Darby, 1987.


Description compiled by Robert Steiner, Department of Manuscripts and University Archives.

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