Emily Shackleton collection 1885-1935


Emily Shackleton collection 1885-1935

Correspondence (260 leaves) and papers (4 leaves)



SNAC Resource ID: 6285285

Scott Polar Research Institute

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Shackleton, Ernest Henry, 1874-1922

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Ernest Shackleton, leader of the Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition and part of two other Antarctic expeditions, acquired Polaris after her owner's financial trouble. Renamed Endurance after the Shackleton family motto Fortitudine vincimus (By Endurance we Conquer), she sailed intending to accomplish the first land crossing of the Antarctic continent. She departed for her final voyage on December 15, 1914 but progress was slow, averaging about 30 miles per day through pack ice. A month later, w...

Rowett John Quiller 1876-1924

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Shackleton Cecily 1906-1957

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Shackleton Emily Mary 1868-1936

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England Rupert 1878-1942

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Young Kathleen 1878-1947 wife of 1st Baron Kennet sculptor

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Shackleton, Edward Shackleton, Baron, 1911-1994

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Emily Mary Shackleton

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Emily Mary Shackleton (nee Dorman) was born in 1868, the second daughter of Charles Herbert Dorman and Janie Swinford. She met Ernest Henry Shackleton in 1897 on a visit to his sister, Kathleen, and married him in 1904. She gave birth to two sons, Raymond and Edward, and one daughter, Cecily. She was widowed when Ernest Shackleton died in South Georgia on 5 January 1922. She died in 1936. From the guide to the Emily Shackleton collection, 1885-1935, (Scott Polar Research Institute, U...

British Antarctic Expedition (1907-1909)

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The British Antarctic Expedition of 1907-1909, also known as the The Nimrod Expedition, was the first of three successful expeditions to the Antarctic led by Ernest Shackleton. Its main target, among a range of geographical and scientific objectives, was to be first to the South Pole. This was not attained, but the expedition's southern march reached a Farthest South latitude of 88° 23' S, just 97.5 nautical miles (180.6 km; 112.2 mi) from the pole. This was by far the longest southern polar jou...

Rudmose-Brown Robert Neal 1879-1954

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Mill, Hugh Robert, 1861-1950

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Hugh Robert Mill was born at Thurso, Scotland, on 28 May 1861. He read chemistry and physics at Edinburgh University and specialised in marine chemistry, working on the scientific reports of the Challenger expedition under Sir John Murray. In 1887, he became lecturer in geography and physiography at Heriot-Watt College, Edinburgh, and four years later, published The realm of nature, an important textbook of scientific geography. In 1892, he was appointed librarian of the Royal Geogr...

Worsley, Frank Arthur, 1872-1943

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Joint leader of the British Arctic Expedition, 1925. From the description of Journal and log-books [microform]. (Libraries Australia). WorldCat record id: 225845758 Captain of "Endurance" on the British Trans-Antarctic Expedition, 1914-1917, under the command of Sir Ernest Shackleton. From the description of Journals [microform]. (Libraries Australia). WorldCat record id: 225845749 Frank Arthur Worsley was born at Akaroa, New Zealand, on 22 ...

Crean, Tom, 1877-1938

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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...