Reginald Skelton collection 1899 - 1950

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Reginald Skelton collection 1899 - 1950

Expedition material and lecture notes (9 maps, 3 folders, 15 volumes and circa 95 leaves), correspondence and testimonials (52 leaves), and other ephemera (3 folders, 66 leaves)

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SNAC Resource ID: 6285750

Scott Polar Research Institute

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Skelton, Reginald William, 1872-1956

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Reginald William Skelton was born in Lincolnshire in 1872. He was a senior engineer in the Royal Navy, serving on board HMS Majestic with Robert Falcon Scott, when he joined the British National Antarctic Expedition, 1901-1904 (led by Scott), as the ship's chief engineer. He supervised the fitting-out of the expedition ship Discovery and took part in several sledge journeys during the expedition, discovering the first known breeding place of emperor penguins while sledging to Cape C...

Shackleton, Ernest Henry, sir, 1874-1922

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Epithet: Major British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001512.0x0000a1 The Endurance was a barquentine in which Sir Ernest Shackleton sailed for the Antarctic during the ill-fated 1914 Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition (also known as the "Endurance Expedition"); she was crushed under heavy ice and sank November 21, 1915 in the Weddell Sea. Completed in Norway on December 17, 1912 and christened Polaris, ...

Discovery (Steam yacht)

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Day Bernard C. b 1884

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Scott, Robert Falcon, 1868-1912

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Epithet: Captain British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001512.0x00006d ...

Wilson, Edward, 1872-1912

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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...

British National Antarctic Expedition 1901-1904

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Skelton, Reginald William, 1872-1956

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Reginald William Skelton was born in Lincolnshire in 1872. He was a senior engineer in the Royal Navy, serving on board HMS Majestic with Robert Falcon Scott, when he joined the British National Antarctic Expedition, 1901-1904 (led by Scott), as the ship's chief engineer. He supervised the fitting-out of the expedition ship Discovery and took part in several sledge journeys during the expedition, discovering the first known breeding place of emperor penguins while sledging to Cape C...

Barne Michael 1877-1961

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Charcot Jean-Baptiste 1876-1936

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British Antarctic Expedition (1898-1900)

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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...

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...