Rudmose Brown, miscellaneous

Scope and Content

  • MS 101/19/1-85;D Letters (85) to William Speirs Bruce, 1910 to 1919,
  • MS 336/37;D Correspondence regarding the William Speirs Bruce Memorial Prize, 1922 to 1950, circa 100 leaves, holograph and typescript
  • MS 356/28;D Letter to Mr Ferrier, Dundee, 14 June 1902 [Requesting advice in ordering equipment for plankton research] 1 leaf, holograph
  • MS 932/1;D Letter, to Sir John Keltie, 10 March 1919 to [Recommends John Lachlan Cope and his Antarctic plans] 1 leaf, holograph
  • MS 356/29/1-2;D Correspondence with Sir Douglas Mawson, 1916 [Brown to Mawson, Royal Geographical Society, 2 June 1916, Mawson, Royal Societies Club, 3 June [1916] regarding the relief of Shackleton] 2 leaves, holograph
  • MS 100/15/1-7;D Letters (7) to Hugh Robert Mill, 1903 to 1928,
  • MS 356/30/1-4;D Letters (7) to Hugh Robert Mill [First letter written from Scotia, remainder discuss Ernest Shackleton, William Speirs Bruce and Sir Clements Markham] 9 leaves, holograph
  • MS 356/30/1-4;D Letters (4) to the Northern Exploration Company Ltd. 1914 to 1916, 6 leaves, holograph and typescript
  • MS 356/31;D Copy of letter to Mrs John Rae, 29 August 1903 [From Scotia'swinter quarters at Laurie Island, on progress of Scottish National Antarctic Expedition] 2 leaves, holograph
  • MS 356/25/1-23;D Letters (23) to his mother, 14 November 1902 to 2 June 1904 [Accounts of the Scottish National Antarctic Expedition's progress, including one long narrative account headed 'The voyage. The Scottish Antarctic Ship Scotia', 3 December 1903] 53 leaves, holograph
  • MS 356/27/1-9;D Letters (9) to Miss A E Rudmose Brown (his sister), 18 January 1903 to 26 May 1904 [Written during the Scottish National Antarctic Expedition] 16 leaves, holograph
  • MS 356/26/1-8;D Letters (8) to Thomas Rudmose Brown (his brother), 18 November 1902 to 30 May 1904 [Written during Scottish National Antarctic Expedition] 13 leaves, holograph
  • MS 356/4;BJ Rough notebook [Regarding William Speirs Bruce's attempts to get government grant, his plans in 1910 and other polar matters] 1 volume, holograph
  • MS 356/33;D Notes and correspondence regarding Gough Island, 1904-1905 [including notes on the flora made during the Scottish National Antarctic Expedition, texts of lectures, 'An unknown Island' and 'Diego Alverez or Gough Island', correspondence with Fred Andrews concerning the latter's visit to Gough Island, 1892 during whaling and sealing voyage on board Wild, 1891-1892] Circa 35 leaves, holograph and typescript
  • MS 356/32;D Letters (circa 35) and other documents regarding Travel and Exploration Ltd, 1912-1913 [Mostly letters addressed to Brown including correspondence and other material relating to J Foster Stackpole's proposed second Jan Mayen Expedition, 1912] 63 leaves
  • MS 356/39;D Miscellaneous papers and correspondence, Circa 200 leaves

Administrative / Biographical History

General correspondence on various polar issues including notebook on William Speirs Bruce's attempts at gaining government grants


The correspondence is arranged alphabetically by recipient.