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Letters from Edward L. Atkinson to Miss White, 31 December 1910 & 26 October 1911

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Letters from Edward L. Atkinson to Miss White, 31 December 1910 & 26 October 1911

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MLMSS 9866

Record identifier

nV2W5gQn

Letters from Edward L. Atkinson to Miss White, 31 December 1910 & 26 October 1911

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Letters from Edward L. Atkinson to Miss White, 31 December 1910 & 26 October 1911

Full title

Letters from Edward L. Atkinson to Miss White, 31 December 1910 & 26 October 1911

Date

31 December 1910; 26 October 1911

Call Numbers

MLMSS 9866

Record Identifier

nV2W5gQn
Physical Description

Contents

0.01 metres of textual material (1 folder) - manuscript

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Fonds

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Copyright status : In copyright.

Research & study copies allowed : Author has been deceased for more than 50 years.

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SCOPE AND CONTENTS

Contents

1. Autograph letter signed by ‘E.L. Atkinson’ to ‘Dear Miss White’, written on board the Terra Nova in the Ross Sea, 31 December 1910. Atkinson describes the voyage, bad weather off New Zealand, his friendship with Captain Oates and Christmas celebrations before landing at the expedition’s Christmas quarters at Cape Crozier

2. Autograph lett...

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Full title

Letters from Edward L. Atkinson to Miss White, 31 December 1910 & 26 October 1911

AUTHORS, ARTISTS AND CONTRIBUTORS

NOTES

Signature / Inscriptions

Printed roundel of ‘British Antarctic Expedition, Terra Nova R.Y.S' on letterhead.

CONTEXTUAL INFORMATION

Source

Purchased from Maggs, London, U.K., 16th September 2016.

Administrative / Biographical history

Edward Leicester Atkinson DSO AM (1881–1929) was a Royal Navy surgeon and Antarctic explorer who was a member of the scientific staff of the Terra Nova Expedition, officially the British Antarctic Expedition, 1910-1913. It was led by Robert Falcon Scott and had various scientific and geographical objectives. Scott also had ambitions to be the first...

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MLMSS 9866

Record Identifier

nV2W5gQn

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1001600

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