Louis Charles Bernacchi collection 1898-1932

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Louis Charles Bernacchi collection 1898-1932

Expedition material (8 volumes, 62 leaves) and correspondence (78 leaves)

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Bernacchi, Louis Charles, 1876-1942

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Louis Charles Bernacchi was born in Belgium in 1876. He was brought up in England and Tasmania and trained at the Melbourne Observatory, Australia where he studied astronomy, magnetism, meteorology and physics. He joined the British Antarctic Expedition, 1898-1900 (leader Carsten Egeberg Borchgrevink) as meteorologist and magnetometry observer, and later joined the British National Antarctic Expedition, 1901-1904 (leader Robert Falcon Scott) in a similar capacity. After this expedit...

Borchgrevink, Carsten Egeberg, 1864-1934

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Carsten Egeberg Borchgrevink was born in Oslo, Norway, on December 1, 1864, the son of a Norwegian father and an English mother. He enrolled as a student at the Royal Forestry School in Saxony in 1885 and at the age of twenty-four emigrated to Australia. Initially, he worked on government survey teams in Queensland and New South Wales before becoming a teacher of languages and natural science in New South Wales. In 1894 Borchgrevink volunteered as seaman, seal-shooter and naturalist for the N...

British National Antarctic Expedition 1901-1904

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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. ...

Doorly, Gerald S. (Gerald Stokely), 1880-1956

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Gerald Stokely Doorly was born in Trinidad on 4 June 1880. In 1895, he joined HMS Worcester to train for the Merchant Navy. He served as Third Officer on board Morning (Captain William Colbeck) during the two British Relief Expeditions, 1902-1903 and 1903-1904, organized to assist the British National Antarctic Expedition, 1901-1904 (leader Robert Falcon Scott). He emigrated to New Zealand in 1905 and continued to serve in the Merchant Navy, achieving command and serving throughout ...

Melby Axel

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Newnes, George, 1851-1910

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British Antarctic Expedition (1898-1900)

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Scott, Robert Falcon, 1868-1912

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Bernacchi, Louis Charles, 1876-1942

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Louis Charles Bernacchi was born in Belgium in 1876. He was brought up in England and Tasmania and trained at the Melbourne Observatory, Australia where he studied astronomy, magnetism, meteorology and physics. He joined the British Antarctic Expedition, 1898-1900 (leader Carsten Egeberg Borchgrevink) as meteorologist and magnetometry observer, and later joined the British National Antarctic Expedition, 1901-1904 (leader Robert Falcon Scott) in a similar capacity. After this expedit...

Markham, Clements R. (Clements Robert), Sir, 1830-1916

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Markham was the secretary to the Royal Geographical Society at the time of this letter. From the description of Correspondence to Daniel Garrison Brinton, 1885. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 226054113 1844 joined the Royal Navy as a cadet, sailed on HMS Collingwood to South America; 1850 transferred to the Arctic squadron; 1850-1851 sailed on the Assistance in search of Captain Sir John Franklin; 1852-1853 explored and researched in P...