Kingsley Charles Dunham Sir

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1910 Born
1935 Geologist

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Penny, L.F. The Sorby Medal (1963) - Professor K.C. Dunham, F.R.C. Proceedings of the Yorkshire Geological Society v. 34 (4) 1964.

Kingsley Dunham — Wikipedia article

Sir Kingsley Charles Dunham (1910-2001) Proceedings of the Yorkshire Geological Society. 54: 63. doi:10.1144/pygs.54.1.63

Sabine P. Dunham, Sir Kingsley Charles Oxford Dictionary of National Biography https://doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/75702

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277 works in the BGS Library catalogue

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BCRA/202D/G/4 Geological surveys of Ecton Mines area. Reports, letter and survey from K C Dunham
BCRA/202D/H/20 Masson Cavern. Reports, 4 photos and large survey by K C Dunham, "Non-Ferrous Development Control, Ministry of...
BCRA/207Y/D/26 Mossdale Caverns. Survey of Mossdale in relation to veins and faults, from "H M Geol.Survey" and letter
BCRA/207Y/F/5 Grassington Moor mines. Tracing of Geol.Survey (from K C Dunham?).
BCRA/207Y/F/13 Grassington Moor mines. Reports with excellent surveys of mine shafts, 33 surveys, 9 photos
BCRA/208Y/C/5 The Stratigraphy, Structure & Mineralization of the Greenhow Hill Mining Area. Pasted-up copy of Quarterly Journal of the Geological Society, C (3+4) 209-68
BCRA/208Y/D/1 Greenhow Hill Mining Area (W end), 1/5000. Geological map of area.
BCRA/208Y/F/24 Stump Cross Caverns. Traced plan with "Big Swallow Hole".
BCRA/208Y/G/30 Greenhow Hill Mining area, Geol.survey 1/5000 Large plan. Duplicate of 208Y-D 01
BMC/EN/7 Bewerley Mines, Yorkshire Correspondence and reports, K C Dunham, University of Durham
IGS/DR/Du Kingsley Charles Dunham Kingsley Charles Dunham was born in Sturminster, Dorset on 2 January 1910. He went to the...
IGS/MS Marine Surveys and Geothermal Energy Directorate A Continental Shelf Unit was first formed in 1967 in Leeds to study the southern North Sea and...
KCD Kingsley Charles Dunham Collection Kingsley Charles Dunham was born in Sturminster, Dorset on 2 January 1910. He went to the...
KCD/A/1/1/1 Certificate stating that Kingsley Dunham is a subject of biographical record in "Who's Who in...
KCD/A/1/2 Obituaries and tributes BGS Library has an Obituary File for Kingsley Dunham [Biographical information on Kingsley...
KCD/A/1/3/5 Note in "The Times" announcing that Dunham has been appointed Sub-Warden of the Durham Colleges... Notice is part of the section 'University News'
KCD/A/1/3/9 'Bishop attacks fluorspar plant plan' Cutting about the Bishop of Durham attacking plans for a fluorspar crushing plant in Upper...
KCD/A/1/3/10 Cutting announcing Dunham has been awarded a knighthood Paper not known but article is part of a section called "Between Ourselves" which features a...
KCD/A/1/3/16 'Crowning moment of King Dunham's career Three newspaper cuttings commemerating Dunham's 75th birthday. Papers not known
'Birthday tribute means students' reunion'
'Student's...
KCD/A/1/3/17 "Bones and poleen prove Durham's ancient past" From The Northern Echo. Relates to Neolithic remains discovered in the Durham Cathedral area by...
KCD/A/2/1/3 "Theoretical Organic Chemistry" by Julius B Cohen Prize awarded to Kingsley Dunham, Form VI in the school year 1926-27
KCD/A/2/1/4 "Physio-Chemical Calculations" by Joseph Knox Prize awarded to Kingsley Dunham, Form VI in the school year 1926-27
KCD/A/2/2/1 BSc certificate Certificate awarding Kingsley Dunham his BSc from the University of Durham
KCD/A/2/2/2 Phd certificate Certificate awarding Kingsley Dunham his Phd from the University of Durham
KCD/A/2/2/3 MSc Degree certificate Certificate awarding Kingsley Dunham his MSc degree from Harvard University
KCD/A/2/2/4 SD Degree certificate Certificate awarding Kingsley Dunham his SD (Scientiae Doctor) degree from Harvard University
KCD/A/2/2/5 Copy of "A Treatise on a Section of the Strata from Newcastle-upon-Tyne to Cross Fell" by... Inscribed "Kingsley C Dunham, March 1932, Dunelm, Presented by Dr J A Smythe"
KCD/A/2/2/8 Certificate electing Kingsley Dunham a member of the Harvard Chapter of the Society of the Sigma XI
KCD/A/2/2/10 Special note re student meeting Special note from Dunham, who was senior student, stating that Dr Masson had called a meeting of...
KCD/A/2/2/12 Schedule of psalms, hyms and organ music, Hatfield College Chapel Dunham was the chapel organist
KCD/A/2/4 Geological Survey and Museum More records relating to Dunham's time at the Geological Survey and Museum/Institute of...
KCD/A/2/4/1 Correspondence relating to Dunham's application to join the Geological Survey
KCD/A/2/4/3 Letter of appreciation thanking Dunham for his work as Sectional Secretary and Excursion Director...
KCD/A/2/5 Home Guard During World War II Dunham was a Captain in the Home Guard in Durham and then Hertfordshire.
KCD/A/2/6/1 Dunham-Durham Reunion A meeting over four days at the University of Durham to commemerate Dunham's 75th birthday and...
KCD/A/2/6/1/3 Correspondence relating to the event Includes a short letter from Alistair Cooke ("Letters from America") who met Dunham while Cooke...
KCD/A/2/6/1/6 Dunham-Durham reunion, Second Circular
KCD/A/2/6/1/8 Congratulations to Dunham on his 75th birthday from mining companies in South Australia
KCD/A/2/6/1/11 List of participants in the Dunham-Durham Reunion With handwritten annotations and a note attached saying how many attended the dinner on 15 April.
KCD/A/2/6/1/16 Circular re the Kingsley Dunham Trust Appeal A copy sent to Dunham
KCD/A/2/6/1/17 Biographical note re Dunham
KCD/A/2/6/1/18 Summary of Kingsley Dunham's career By R McQuillin
KCD/A/2/6/1/19 Correspondence between Dunham and M J Jones re title of the Dunham-Durham Reunion publication
KCD/A/2/6/2 Geology Exam papers Includes drafts of exam papers by Kingsley Dunham
KCD/A/2/6/4 Details re appointment to the Chair of Geology after Dunham's resignation
KCD/A/2/6/6 Notes informing Dunham of meetings of the Board of Studies in Geology
KCD/A/2/6/9 Drafts of Geology exam papers Accompanied by a letter from Dunham to G H Mitchell at the Institute of Geological Sciences...
KCD/A/2/6/10 Compliments slip from Professor K C Dunham
KCD/A/2/7 Institute of Geological Sciences - Director More records relating to Dunham's time at the Geological Survey and Museum/Institute of...
KCD/A/2/7/2 Institute of Geological Sciences letter headed note paper with "From the Director Sir Kingsley...
KCD/A/2/7/3 Copy of letter from Dunham to R J H Beverton at the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC...
KCD/A/2/7/4 Letter from R J H Beverton at the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) to Dunham re the...
KCD/A/2/7/5 Monitoring the Environment, note by Dunham For the next NERC council meeting
KCD/A/3/1/1 Copy of IGS Office Minute From Dunham informing IGS staff that he has been awarded his knighthood. Mentions that Frank...
KCD/A/3/1/2 Career profile of Kingsley Dunham Produced when Dunham was awarded his knighthood
KCD/A/3/1/3 "Birthday Honours 1972 K[nigh]t[hood] Letters Acknowledged Letters, cards and telegrams congratulating Dunham on his knighthood. Some have copies of Dunham...
KCD/A/3/1/4 Name badge: Imperial Society of Knights Bachelor "Sir Kingsley Dunham, Knight 1972"
KCD/A/3/1/5 Copy of letters from Dunham to the Editors of the "Kensington Post" and "Durham Advertiser" about...
KCD/A/3/1/6 List of Birthday Honours in "The Times" including Dunham's Knighthood
KCD/A/3/1/7 Imperial Society of Knights Bachelor: A Record of the existing Recipients of the Honour of... Includes Dunham
KCD/A/3/3/9 Degree Congregation, University of Kent at Canterbury Dunham was presented with an Honorary Doctor of Science degree
KCD/A/3/3/10 University of Cambridge: Speeches of the Orator at the presentation of the recipients of honorary... Dunham was made an honorary Doctor of Science
KCD/A/3/5 BGS Keyworth site naming Records relating to the naming of the BGS Keyworth site the "Kingsley Dunham Centre" can be found...
KCD/A/3/5/1 Specially bound copy, in slip case, of "Geology of the Northern Pennine Orefield" Volume 1...
KCD/A/3/6/1 Certificate awarding Kingsley Dunham the Geological Society of London's Murchison Geological Fund
KCD/A/3/6/2 Men of Achievement Diploma Awarded to Dunham for distinguished achievement. He was the subject of commendation in "Men of...
KCD/A/4/1 Invitations A large number of invitations from a range of individuals and organisations for Kingsley Dunham...
KCD/A/4/2/1 Letter informing Dunham he is being invited to become a Fellow of the Institution of Geologists
KCD/A/4/2/2 Certificate electing Dunham a corresponding member of the mathematics and science class of the...
KCD/A/4/2/3 Certificate electing Dunham a Fellow of the Royal Society
KCD/A/4/2/4 Certificate electing Dunham a Fellow of the Mineralogical Society of America
KCD/A/4/2/5 Certificate making Dunham a Twenty-five Year Member of the Society of Economic Geologists Inc
KCD/A/4/2/6 Certificate electing Dunham a Member of the Institution of Mining and Metallurgy
KCD/A/4/2/7 Certificate admitting Dunham as a Corporate Member of the Institution of Geologists
KCD/A/4/2/8 Certificate admitting Dunham as a Fellow of the Institution of Geologists
KCD/A/4/2/9 Certificate admitting Dunham as a Fellow of the Imperial College of Science and Technology
KCD/A/5/1 Postcard: Dunham to his wife From Algiers, Algeria
KCD/A/5/2 Postcard: Dunham to his wife From Marrakech, Morocco
KCD/A/5/3 Postcard: Dunham to his wife From Tinerhir, Morocco
KCD/A/5/4 Postcard: Dunham to his wife From Ksar es-Souk, Morocco
KCD/A/5/5 Postcard: Dunham to his wife From Casablanca, Morocco
KCD/A/5/6 Postcard: Dunham to his wife and son From Marseille, France
KCD/A/7/1 File relating to the Parish Church of Holy Trinity with All Saints, South Kensington Dunham was a member of the church council.
KCD/A/8/1 Inscribed copy of Apollo 15 Preliminary Science Report This copy of the report has been inscribed "To Prof. Dunham. Best wishes from the crew of Apollo...
KCD/C/1/1 PhD Thesis Kingsley Dunham's PhD thesis "The Ore Deposits of the North Pennines: A Genetic Study" submitted...
KCD/C/1/2 SD Thesis Kingsley Dunham's SD (Scientiae Doctor) thesis "The Geology of the Organ Mountains. With an...
KCD/C/1/3 PhD Thesis Ansel Dunham's PhD thesis "The Petrology and Structure of the Northern Edge of the Tertiary...
KCD/C/1/4 PhD Thesis Ananda Kumar Chakrabarti's PhD thesis "Structure and Geochemistry of the Lead - Zinc - Pyrite...
KCD/C/2/6 Sedimentation Various notes, papers etc. Includes draft of part of "Lower Carboniferous Sedimentation in the...
KCD/C/2/10 Report on Preliminary Geiger-Müller Counter Survey, Urgeiriça Mine Area, Portugal By Dunham, A W Jolliffe and J Cameron. Marked "Secret"
KCD/D/1/1 Summary of Inaugral Lecture A brief summary of Dunham's inaugral lecture as Professor of Geology at the University of Durham...
KCD/D/1/6 "Free Enterprise and the University" Talk given by Dunham to the Durham University Society
KCD/D/3/1/1 Correspondence Correspondence to and from Dunham during the time he was George A Miller Visiting at the...
KCD/D/3/1/2 Economic Geology Includes lecture "The Search for Mineral Wealth", lecture notes and exam papers from Dunham's...
KCD/E/1 Bibliography A Bibliography of Kingsley Dunham's publications can be viewed by clicking on the URL button below
KCD/E/2 Published material This is by no means complete. The items have been roughly sorted by date and have not been...
KCD/E/3/5 Drafts, papers and correspondence relating to "Distributary channels and related sediments in the... This paper does not seem to have been published
KCD/E/3/8 "Die Entstehung von niedrig temperierten Blei - Zink und Eisenmineralisationen in Nordengland... Typescript in German produced in Vienna in 1944. This is presumambly a German translation of...
KCD/E/3/14 "Geology in a Real World" Published as "Geology in the Real World" in a collection of papers presented at the Dunham-Durham...
KCD/E/3/15 "Rocks, Minerals and Future Landscape" Later titled "The Geological Basis of Landscape" this was intended to be a chapter in a book but...
KCD/E/3/19 "Preliminary Note on the Stones of Durham" by Anthony Johnson and Kingsley Dunham Published in the Transactions of the Architectural and Archaeological Society of Durham and...
KCD/E/3/20 Corrected proof of "The paragenesis of sylvine, carnallite, polyhalite, and kieserite in Eskdale...
KCD/E/3/21 "The Barytes Deposits at Closehouse, Lunedale, Yorkshire" by J A Hill and K C Dunham Draft of paper published in the Proceedings of the Yorkshire Geological Society Vol 36, Part 3...
KCD/F/1/1/15 BA Anniversary Meeting, York: Final Programme Celebrating 150 years of the British Association for the Advancement of Science. Dunham was Vice...
KCD/F/2/2 Testimonial, 18th International Geological Congress, Excursion A-1, First party Expressing appreciation to Dunham for his labours in planning and conducting the excursion
KCD/F/4/2 Menus Large number of menus relating to numerous events attended and trips made by Dunham
KCD/G/1/2 Fourth Sir Julius Wernher Memorial Lecture: "The Future of Mineral Exploration" Copy of the Bulletin of the Institution of Mining and Metallurgy which included the lecture...
KCD/G/1/3 Annual Dinner: Menu, seating plan and copy of Dunham's reply to the High Commissioner for Australia Dunham was the IMM President
KCD/G/2/2/1 'Visits to the Institute of the Earth Sciences in Russia' by K C Dunham Report by Dunham along with draft programme
KCD/G/2/5/1 Letter informing Dunham that he has been elected a member of Council
KCD/G/2/5/6 Report on the 150th Anniversary of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences By Dunham who was the Society's Foreign Secretary
KCD/G/4/1 File relating to evidence given by Dunham to Sub Committee F (Energy, Transport, Technology and...
KCD/G/5 Council for Environmental Science and Engineering (CESE) Dunham was Chairman from 1973-1975
KCD/G/6/10 Letter to Dunham re Silverband Mines from Laporte Chemicals Ltd Writer's signature is unclear
KCD/G/11/1 File: Mineral Development Committee - Final Report, Draft 1 With annotations and corrections by Kingsley Dunham
KCD/G/11/2 Report of the Mineral Development Committee: Confidential Proof With notes and corrections by Dunham
KCD/G/13/29 File: Public Inquiry in to the proposed designation of North Pennine Area as being an Area of... Dunham objected on behalf of Weardale Minerals Ltd
KCD/G/15/47 Glebe Mines Ltd: Report re Hope Level Mine This report written by J D Willson [sic] and borrowed from Dunham by B L Hodge who returned it...
KCD/G/15/48 Glebe Mines Ltd: Letter re Longstone Edge Borehole No 4 B L Hodge to K C Dunham
KCD/G/15/49 Glebe Mines Ltd: Drilling details, summarized log and detailed log, Longstone Edge Borehole No 4 Sent to Dunham by B L Hodge
KCD/G/15/55 Glebe Mines Ltd: Letter re valuation of ore reserves P G L Vipan to K C Dunham
KCD/G/20/11 Handwritten report by K C Dunham on the Ilmenite-Rutile deposits near Tengani, Port Herald...
KCD/G/22 British Association for the Advancement of Science Dunham was a member and President from 1972-1973
KCD/G/24/1 United Kingdom Metal Mining Association Concerns a report by Dunham on the symposium on the future of non-ferrous mining in Great Britain
KCD/I/1/2/2 Potrait photographs of Kingsley Dunham
KCD/I/1/2/3 Photograph of field trip Location and date of field trip unknown. There is an inscription which reads "To Professor Dunham...
KCD/I/1/2/4 Photographs featuring Dunham Several photographs showing Dunham with others and on his own
KCD/I/1/2/6 Photographs Dunham-Durham Reunion A meeting over four days at the University of Durham to commemerate Dunham's 75th birthday and...
KCD/I/1/2/8 Photograph of the Wairakei Geothermal Area, New Mexico Photograph taken by Dunham
KCD/I/2/1 Framed copy of geological map of New Mexico Geology by N H Darton (US Geological Survey), 1927
Revised by K C Dunham, 1934
KCD/I/3/1 Pieces of ecclesiastical masonary 1) "Part of the disintegrated pinnacle north of centre, Nevill Screen (This was the top pinnacle...
KCD/I/3/2 Document Case: Royal Society Tercentenary Inscribed "Royal Society Tercentenary Celebrations, London 1960" and "K C Dunham"
KCD/I/3/3 Piece of Weardale Granite (Foliated Muscovite Granite), Rookhope Boring, Northern Pennines In a plastic bag attached to a card explaining that the existence of this subsurface granite was...
KCD/I/3/4 Copy of a pencil sketch of Kingsley Dunham