Dr C. J. Talbot, Department of Geology, University of Dundee

Scope and Content

Articles, drafts and related papers written by Talbot, 1965-1982.

Administrative / Biographical History

Christopher J. Talbot was born in Lowestoft in 1940. Educated at Westminster City Grammar School, London, he later attended Imperial College, London from where he graduated BSc in 1963. He was an Oppenheimer Scholar at the Research Institute of African Geology, University of Leeds between 1963-1967 from where he obtained his PhD in 1967. After two years as a Research Associate at the School of Mining, Sheffield University he joined the Geology Department at Dundee University as an assistant lecturer. From 1983 he was Professor of Tectonics and Geodynamics at Uppsala University, Sweden concentrating on teaching and research into rock deformation. Talbot has conducted extensive research overseas and has published widely. He was still at Uppsala University in 2003.


Records are arranged in date order.

Access Information

Open for consultation subject to preservation requirements. Access must also conform to the restrictions of the Data Protection Act and any other appropriate legislation.

Acquisition Information

The papers were deposited by Dr Talbot in 1982.


Fonds level description compiled by Caroline Brown June 2003.

Other Finding Aids

Handlist available.

Alternative Form Available

No known copies.

Conditions Governing Use

Reproduction is available subject to preservation requirements. Charges are made for this service, and copyright and other restrictions may apply.


None expected.


The material relates to several papers published by Talbot.

Additional Information

The material is original.


Corporate Names

Geographical Names