The collection comprises of correspondence with or regarding Robert Neal Rudmose Brown.
J Arthur Thomson collection
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- ReferenceGB 15 J Arthur Thomson
- Dates of Creation1899-1928
- Name of Creator
- Language of MaterialEnglish.
- Physical DescriptionCorrespondence (Circa 5 leaves)
Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
J Arthur Thompson was a contemporary of the polar explorer, geographer and botanist Robert Neal Rudmose Brown. He recommended Rudmose Brown for a post on the British National Antarctic Expedition, 1901-1904 (leader Robert Falcon Scott).
The correspondence is arranged alphabetically by recipient.
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Descriptions compiled by N. Boneham, Assistant Archivist with assistance from R. Stancombe and reference to Robert Keith Headland Antarctic Chronology, unpublished corrected revision of Chronological list of Antarctic expeditions and related historical events, (1 December 2001) Cambridge University Press (1989) ISBN 0521309034
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Clive Holland Manuscripts in the Scott Polar Research Institute, Cambridge, England - a catalogue, Garland Publishing, New York and London (1982) ISBN 0824093941.
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