John Bassett collection 1921


John Bassett collection 1921

Correspondence (1 leaf)



SNAC Resource ID: 6285540

Scott Polar Research Institute

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Bassett, John (person)

Epithet: of Add MS 15665 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000983.0x000116 Epithet: of Sloane MS 4062 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000983.0x000117 John Bassett was a contemporary of the Antarctic explorer Sir Ernest Henry Shackleton (1874-1922) From the guide to the John Bassett collection, 1921, (Scott Polar Rese...