GLENNIE, Brig Edward Aubrey (1889-1980)

Archive Collection

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 Geodetic Report 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 of the 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].

Administrative / Biographical History

Born 1889; educated at Haileybury; commissioned into Corps of Royal Engineers, 1910; Lt, 1912; served inWorld War One, 1914-1918; Capt, 1916; acting Maj, 1916-1918; service in Mesopotamia, 1916-1918; awarded DSO, 1917; Staff Officer toEngineer-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).

Arrangement

43 volumes, 65 maps

Conditions Governing Access

Open, subject to signature of reader's undertaking form.

Acquisition Information

Presented to the Centre by the family in 1981.

Other Finding Aids

Summary guide entry on-line at http://www.kcl.ac.uk/iss/archives/cats/, and detailed catalogue available in hard copy in the Centre's reading room.

Separated Material

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).

Conditions Governing Use

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.

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