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Miss Eckford - letter received, July 1914(?), from Sidney N. Jeffryes in a mental institution at Ararat, Victoria, containing an account of his time as radio operator during 1913 on the Australasian Antarctic Expedition, 1911-1914

Call numbers

MLMSS 7064

Record identifier

n88EBamn

Miss Eckford - letter received, July 1914(?), from Sidney N. Jeffryes in a mental institution at Ararat, Victoria, containing an account of his time as radio operator during 1913 on the Australasian Antarctic Expedition, 1911-1914

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Miss Eckford - letter received, July 1914(?), from Sidney N. Jeffryes in a mental institution at Ararat, Victoria, containing an account of his time as radio operator during 1913 on the Australasian Antarctic Expedition, 1911-1914

Full title

Miss Eckford - letter received, July 1914(?), from Sidney N. Jeffryes in a mental institution at Ararat, Victoria, containing an account of his time as radio operator during 1913 on the Australasian Antarctic Expedition, 1911-1914

Author / Creator

Date

1914(?)

Call Numbers

MLMSS 7064

Record Identifier

n88EBamn
Physical Description

Contents

1 folder - 0.02 Meters

Textual Records - (manuscript)

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Issue Copy

Microfilm : CY 4164, frames 1-15 (MLMSS 7064)

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SCOPE AND CONTENTS

Contents

14 July 1914(?); Letter received from Sidney Jeffryes, being ms. letter of 12 pages on 3 sheets. Jeffryes describes his time at Antarctica making various accusations against members of the party at Main Base. He describes his efforts to keep the wireless mast in order and the 'jealousy' produced by his success; he claims that members of the part...

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Full title

Miss Eckford - letter received, July 1914(?), from Sidney N. Jeffryes in a mental institution at Ararat, Victoria, containing an account of his time as radio operator during 1913 on the Australasian Antarctic Expedition, 1911-1914

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NOTES

General note

Australasian Antarctic Expedition (1911-1914) - records, 1910-1915, together with related and miscellaneous papers, 1874-1934, and including manuscripts of the published Scientific reports with related papers, 1911-1947, located at MLMSS 171

CONTEXTUAL INFORMATION

Source

Acquired from Christie's, Melbourne in 2001

Administrative / Biographical history

The Australasian Antarctic Expedition (1911-1914) was organised and lead by Douglas Mawson. Captain John K. Davis was second in command and captain of the ship Aurora. The main object of the Expedition was to investigate and chart the Atlantic coastline. The scientific programme included an investigation of the ocean between Australia and Antarc...

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Call Numbers

MLMSS 7064

Record Identifier

n88EBamn

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413255

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