Lester, correspondence

Scope and Content

  • MS 358/7/1-11;D Letters (11) to his mother, 28 October 1920 to 4 March 1921 [Written during expedition] 92 leaves, holograph
  • MS 931/1/5/1-3;D Letter to John Lachlan Cope, 25 February 1921 [Lester and Thomas Wyatt Bagshawe offer to stay on alone in Antarctica] holograph and carbon of typescript, 3 copies
  • MS 931/1/6;D Letter to Manager, News Bureau, New York, 9 April 1922 [From Lester and Bagshawe stating they will land in New Orleans not New York] typed copy
  • MS 358/8/13;D Letter to Director, Tidal Institute, University of Liverpool, 7 January 1923 [Regarding notes on tides, currents and ice movements] 11 leaves, holograph

Administrative / Biographical History

Correspondence regarding the British Expedition to Graham Land, 1920-1922 and oceanographic findings.