James Marr collection 1922-1940


James Marr collection 1922-1940

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SNAC Resource ID: 6285496

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...

Mawson, Douglas, Sir, 1882-1958

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Sir Douglas Mawson (1882-1958) was an Antarctic explorer and geologist. Member, Shackleton's expedition, 1907. Leader, Australian Antarctic Expedition 1911-1914. Appointed Professor of Geology, Adelaide University, 1920. Leader, B.A.N.Z. Antarctic Research Expedition 1929-1931. Married 1914 Francisca Adriana (Paquita) Delprat (1891-1974), author of A Vision of Steel (1958) and Mawson of the Antarctic (1964). From the description of Papers of Sir Douglas and Lady Paquita Mawson [manus...

British Australian New Zealand Antarctic Research Expedition 1929-1930

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Wild John Robert Francis 1873-1939

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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 ...

Quest (Ship)

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British Arctic Expedition Zemlya Frantsa-Iosifa 1926

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William Scoresby (Ship)

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Marr James William Slesser 1902-1965

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Island (Ship)

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Shackleton-Rowett Antarctic Expedition 1921-1922

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James William Slesser Marr

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James William Slesser Marr was born on 9 December 1902 in Aberdeen. He was reading classics at Aberdeen University and was a patrol leader in the 1st Aberdeen Scout troop when he was selected along with Norman Mooney for the Shackleton-Rowett Expedition, 1921-1922 (leader Sir Ernest Henry Shackleton), serving as cabin-boy in Quest . Resuming his studies on his return to Aberdeen, he graduated with an MA in classics in 1924 and a BSc in zoology in 1925. In 1925, he partic...

Discovery (Ship)

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Rudmose-Brown Robert Neal 1879-1954

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Terje Viken (Whale factory ship)

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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...

Mooney Norman Erlend

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Antarctic Whaling Industry

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Davis, John King

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Author, sailor, navigator, Antarctic explorer. John King Davis was born at Kew, London, in 1884. He took part in seven voyages to the Antarctic, served with the Australian Navy in World War I and became Commonwealth Director of Navigation, 1920-49. His publications include works about sailing, the Antarctic, the voyages and his autobiography. From the description of Papers [manuscript]. 1962-1965. (Libraries Australia). WorldCat record id: 222950167 The Australasian Antarcti...