Sand

Description
This sand is from the collection of the late Ivor Treby. It was collected at Waikiki beach, Sheraton Moana Surfrider Hotel, Oahu in 1994. It contains shell fragments and quartz.

Ivor was a biochemistry teacher and poet with over 400 published poems. He considered himself to be a gay literary activist.

Ivor took early retirement in the 1980s and dedicated his time to researching two Victorian/Edwardian women poets who wrote under the pseudonym Michael Field. He also spent much of the next 20 years travelling abroad. Wherever he went he collected samples of sand and sediment.

He was meticulously organised. His personal archive of poems, postcards, letters and research is held by the Bodleian Library at the University of Oxford. For more information on Ivor and the archive please see their website http://www.bodley.ox.ac.uk/dept/scwmss/wmss/online/modern/treby/treby.html
Accession Loan No.
27/2013/66
Collection Class
Rocks
Geology Rock Type
Sedimentary
Common Name
sand
Simple Name
sand
Full Name
beach sand
Geology Period
Holocene 10,000 - today
Family Group

Collector / Excavator
Treby, Mr Ivor Charles Francis
Collection County
O’ahu
Collection Country
Hawaiian Islands (United States of America)
Collection Area Region
Polynesia
Collection Continent
Oceania

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