Crawford, Janet

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Janet Crawford was born in Britain in 1942, the grand-daughter of Louis Charles Bernacchi. She moved to South Africa as a child and was educated at Cape Town University. She worked for a publishing company before writing That first Antarctic Winter, an account of the British Antarctic Expedition, 1898-1900 (leader Carsten Egeberg Borchgrevink), based on the diaries of her grandfather who served as meteorologist and magnetometry observer on the expedition. She now lives in Britain.

Published work That first Antarctic winter by Janet Crawford, South Latitude Research Ltd. Christchurch New Zealand (1998) SPRI Library Shelf (7)91(08)[1898-1900]

From the guide to the Janet Crawford collection, 1979, (Scott Polar Research Institute, University of Cambridge)

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creatorOf Janet Crawford collection, 1979 Scott Polar Research Institute
referencedIn Sir George Newnes collection, 1899-1901 Scott Polar Research Institute
referencedIn Louis Charles Bernacchi collection, 1898-1932 Scott Polar Research Institute
referencedIn Carsten Egeberg Borchgrevink collection Scott Polar Research Institute
referencedIn Axel Melby collection, 1900 Scott Polar Research Institute
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associatedWith Bernacchi Louis Charles 1876-1942 person
associatedWith Borchgrevink Carsten Egeberg 1864-1957 person
associatedWith British Antarctic Expedition 1898-1900 corporateBody
associatedWith Carsten Egeberg Borchgrevink person
associatedWith Markham Clements Robert 1830-1916 person
associatedWith Melby Axel person
associatedWith Melby, Axel person
associatedWith Newnes George 1851-1910 person
associatedWith Sir George Newnes person
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Birth 1943



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