Sir Joseph Kinsey collection 1902-1913


Sir Joseph Kinsey collection 1902-1913

Correspondence (1 microfilm, circa 210 leaves)


SNAC Resource ID: 6285861

Scott Polar Research Institute

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Kinsey Joseph James 1852-1936 (person)

British Antarctic Expedition (1898-1900) (corporateBody)

Joseph James Kinsey (person)

Joseph James Kinsey was born in Kent, England in 1852. He taught in England before emigrating in 1880 to Christchurch, New Zealand, where he founded the shipping firm of Kinsey and Company. Between 1, he then became commissioner for Canterbury at the South Seas Exhibition in Dunedin between 1889 and 1890, after which he was Belgian Consul in 1898. Deeply interested in Antarctic exploration, he acted as New Zealand agent for a number of expeditions to the Antarctic betwee...