British Antarctic Expedition, 1910-1913 1885-1913


British Antarctic Expedition, 1910-1913 1885-1913

Expedition material (Circa 28 volumes, 4 plans and 102 loose leaves)



SNAC Resource ID: 6285112

Scott Polar Research Institute

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Cheetham, Alfred B., 1867-1918 (person)

Alfred B. Cheetham was born in Liverpool in 1867. He became a Merchant Navy boatswain working out of Hull, and a Royal Naval Reservist. He first saw the Antarctic as boatswain of the Morning, the relief ship sent to McMurdo Sound in 1902-1903 and 1903-1904 to assist the British National Antarctic Expedition, 1901-1904 (leader Robert Falcon Scott). Cheetham was then invited to join the British Antarctic Expedition, 1907-1909 (leader Ernest Henry Shackleton), a...

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Taylor, Thomas Griffith, 1880–1963 (person)

Epithet: Professor of Geography at Toronto University British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000750.0x00032b Thomas Griffith Taylor was born on 1 December 1880 in Essex. His family emigrated to Australia in 1893 and he was educated there, reading geology and physics at the University of Sydney. After teaching for two years, he spent three years as an Exhibition Science Research Scholar in geology at Cambr...

Wilson, Edward, 1872-1912 (person)

Edward Adrian Wilson was born in Cheltenham, England on 23 July 1872, second son of a respected Cheltenham medical practitioner. He was educated at Cheltenham College and studied natural science and medicine at Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge and St. George's Hospital, London. In 1898, he was diagnosed with tuberculosis and spent several months convalescing in Norway and Switzerland, giving him the opportunity to hone his skills as a watercolour artist and wildlife illustrator...

Debenham, Frank, 1883-1965 (person)

Epithet: JP British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000267.0x000134 Epithet: of the London County Council British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000267.0x000135 Frank Debenham was born on 26 December 1883 in Bowral, New South Wales, Australia. He was educated at the University of Sydney, initially gaining an arts degree before r...

Scott, Robert Falcon, 1868-1912 (person)

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Rennick Henry Edward de Parny d. 1914 (person)

Simpson, G. C. (George Clarke), Sir, 1878-1965 (person)

George Clarke Simpson was born in Derby in 1878. He was educated at the University of Manchester and studied atmospheric physics at the University g Gttingen. After caring out an investigation into the electrical state of the atmosphere in Lapland, he was appointed to a lectureship in meteorology at Manchester University, and in 1906, awarded a doctorate (DSc). He joined the British Antarctic Expedition, 1910-1913 (leader Robert Falcon Scott), as meteorologist. In Septem...

Priestley, Raymond E. (Raymond Edward), 1886-1974 (person)

Gran, Tryggve, 1888-1980 (person)

British Antarctic Expedition (1898-1900) (corporateBody)

Cherry-Garrard, Apsley, 1886-1959 (person)

A. Cherry-Garrard, 1886-1959, was the assistant zoologist on the British Antarctic Expedition, 1910-1913, led by Captain R. F. Scott. From the description of Scientific notes [manuscript]. (Libraries Australia). WorldCat record id: 225809723 ...

Drake Francis Randall Hugo d 1936 (person)

Levick George Murray 1876-1956 (person)

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Wright, Charles S. (Charles Seymour), 1887-1975 (person)

English Antarctic explorer. From the description of Correspondence, with Prof. W.H. Hobbs, 1927-1949. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34369143 Sir Charles Seymour Wright, KCB, OBE, MC, MA, was born in Canada in 1887. He was educated at Upper Canada College and the University Toronto. He won a scholarship to Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge, England, undertaking research in cosmic rays at the Cavendish Laboratory. It was while studying in Cambr...

Campbell, Victor, 1875-1956 (person)

Williamson Thomas Soulsby 1877-1940 (person)

Evans, Edgar, 1876-1912 (person)

Edgar Evans was born in Rhossili, Wales in 1876. He enlisted in the Royal Navy in 1891 and became a petty officer in HMS Majestic . Ten years later, he joined the British National Antarctic Expedition 1901-1904 (leader Robert Falcon Scott), as petty officer. He took part in many of the sledging operations, including the party led by Scott to explore further routes through the western mountains. Along with Scott and William Lashley, Evans climbed a staircase of glaciers to stand on t...

Lashly William 1867-1940 (person)

Atkinson, Edward Leicester 1882-1929 (person)

Edward Leicester Atkinson was born in Trinidad on 23 November 1882. He was educated at Forest School in Walthamstow and studied medicine at St Thomas's Hospital. He qualified as a surgeon in 1906 and subsequently entered the Royal Navy in 1908. Atkinson joined the British Antarctic Expedition, 1910-1913 (leader Robert Falcon Scott) as surgeon to the main party and as parasitologist and bacteriologist. The expedition proved to be productive for Atkinson, who found some interesting ne...

Pennell Harry Lewin Lee 1882-1916 (person)

Meares, Cecil Henry, 1877-1937 (person)

Cecil Henry Meares was born in County Kilkenny, Ireland in 1877. At the age of nineteen, he began to travel extensively in Europe and Asia, trading in furs in Siberia and observing the Russo-Japanese war. After an interlude in South Africa, where he fought in the Boer War, he resumed his travels in the Far East. He joined the British Antarctic Expedition, 1910-1913 (leader Robert Falcon Scott), and was put in charge of the dogs, travelling to Siberia in 1910 to buy dogs and ponies. ...

Girev Dmitriy Semenovich 1889-1932 (person)

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Nelson, Edward W. (person)

Oates, Lawrence Edward Grace, 1880-1912 (person)

Lawrence Edward Grace Oates was born in Putney, London, on 17 March 1880. He was educated at Eton College and privately until 1898, when he was gazetted to a militia regiment. Two years later, he joined the Iniskilling Dragoons, a cavalry regiment, and served with distinction in the Boer War in South Africa. Severely wounded in March 1901, he was invalided home for a short time, before returning to the front by the end of the year. Promoted lieutenant in 1902, Oates serv...

Keohane Patrick 1879-1950 (person)

Ponting, Herbert, 1870-1935 (person)

Herbert George Ponting was born in 1870. He entered banking at the age of eighteen, but left to run a fruit ranch in California. In 1900, he began to cultivate photography and after winning several photographic contests was hired by a stereopticon company to produce views for their machines. He travelled widely in the Far East, South-East Asia and Europe and was a pioneer in the use of the camera as a medium of art rather than a mere recorder of events and persons. By 1910, Ponting ...

Crean, Tom, 1877-1938 (person)

Thomas Crean, explorer, was born in Ireland on July 20, 1877. He enlisted in the Royal Navy in 1893 and was serving in New Zealand when he volunteered to join the British National Antarctic Expedition, 1901-1904 (leader Robert Falcon Scott) as an Able Seaman. On his return to the Navy, he became a Petty Officer and was subsequently selected to join the British Antarctic Expedition, 1910-1913 (leader Robert Falcon Scott) as an expert sledger and pony handler. As a member of the final support part...

Day Bernard C. b 1884 (person)

Davies Francis Edward Charles (person)

Bowers, Henry Robertson, 1883-1912 (person)

Henry Robertson Bowers (born 29 July 1883, Greenock, Scotland – c. 29 March 1912, Antarctica, near the South Pole) was one of Robert Falcon Scott's polar party on the ill-fated Terra Nova expedition of 1910–1913, all of whom died during their return from the South Pole....

Dickason, Harry, 1885-1943 (person)