FRAYLING, Bryan Edwin (1893-1986)

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Papers of Bryan Edwin Frayling, 1913-[1983], comprising his memoirs, 'Back to Front' and 'The Rest of It', [1980-1983]; notes on mining, made whilst at the Royal School of Mines (Imperial College), 1913.

Administrative / Biographical History

Born, Singapore, 1893; student, Royal School of Mines (Imperial College), 1910-1914; joined Royal Engineers, 1914; joined the Colonial Mines Service in Africa, 1925; Chief Inspector of Mines, Tanganyika; Chief Inspector of Mines, Nigeria, 1939; member, Legislative Council, Nigeria; CBE; retired, 1947; died, 1986.

Conditions Governing Access

Researchers wishing to consult the Archives should first contact the College Archivist, Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine, Exhibition Road, London SW7 2AZ, for an appointment.

Acquisition Information

The papers were donated to the College Archives by Mrs Frayling in 1987.

Other Finding Aids

A catalogue is available at the College Archives.

Conditions Governing Use

A photocopying service is available at the discretion of the Archivist. Photocopies are supplied for research use only. Requests to publish original material should be submitted to the Archivist.

Related Material

Records of the Department of Mineral Resources Engineering (KMIN), held at Imperial College.