Kenyon, correspondence

Scope and Content

  • ms 559/163;d letter to apsley cherry-garrard, 3 june 1916 [regarding mrs bowers visit to the british museum] 1 leaf, holograph>
  • MS 1453/123/1-11;D Letters (11) to Kathleen Scott, 26 June 1913 to 24 April 1914 [Regarding her husbands diaries] 11 leaves, holograph
  • MS 559/81;D Letter to Isabel Smith, 9 July 1933 [Regarding the deposit of material with the museum] 1 leaf, autograph

Administrative / Biographical History

The correspondence relates to the deposits made to the British Museum (Natural History department) of material from the British Antarctic Expedition, 1910-1913 (leader Robert Falcon Scott). These deposits included diaries and the emperor penguin specimens collected by Edward Wilson, Apsley Cherry-Garrard and Henry Bowers during the winter journey of 1911 to the Cape Crozier rookery.



Related Material

The Institute holds over a hundred archival collections containing material relating to this expedition see SPRI collection GB 015 British Antarctic Expedition, 1910-1913 for more information.