The collection comprises of correspondence by Reid
Alfred Reid collection
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- ReferenceGB 15 Alfred Reid
- Dates of Creation1908
- Name of Creator
- Language of MaterialEnglish.
- Physical DescriptionCorrespondence (2 leaves)
Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
Alfred Reid was appointed as manager of the British Antarctic Expedition, 1907-1909 (leader Ernest Henry Shackleton). He Visited Norway with Shackleton in order to procure sledges and other equipment for the expedition. Reid sailed to Australia ahead of the expedition ship Nimrod.
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Descriptions compiled by N. Boneham, Assistant Archivist with assistance from R. Stancombe and reference to the heart of the Antarctic E Shackleton and Antarctic Chronology, unpublished corrected revision of Chronological list of Antarctic expeditions and related historical events by Robert Keith Headland (1 December 2001) Cambridge University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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