Wright, correspondence

Scope and Content

  • MS 559/151/1-7;D Letters (7) to Apsley Cherry-Garrard, 21 February 1913 to 23 January 1919 [Regarding British Antarctic Expedition, 1910-1913 members and the war] autograph
  • MS 873/2/22;WJ Letters (13) to Apsley Cherry-Garrard [?January] 1919 to 11 September 1920 [Regarding Wright's contribution to The worst journey in the world] 13 leaves, holograph
  • MS 100;D Letter to Hugh Robert Mill, 13 March 1925 [On glaciology] 2 leaves, typescript
  • MS 761/25/1-3 D Letters (3) to Reginald Pound from Antarctica [Commenting on Scott's personality and his recollections of discovering the bodies of Scott and his companions] 5 leaves, holograph
  • MS 1453/191/1-3;D Letters (3) to Kathleen Scott, 22 September to 22 October 1914 [Thanks for her efforts on his behalf and personal news] 4 leaves, holograph
  • MS 1453/192;D Letter to Robert Falcon Scott, 22 May 1910 [Enclosing a draft account of the problems of ice study in the Antarctic] 2 leaves, holograph
  • MS 1404/7/1-3;D Letters (3) to his father, 29 August 1910 to 15 February 1913 [Brief accounts of British Antarctic Expedition, 1910-1913 progress] 4 leaves, holograph (Xerox) and typed transcript
  • MS 1563/1-3;D Letter to R S Wright, 20 October 1921 [Accompanying diagram showing capacity of Wulf's two string electrometer, diagram showing capacity of two string electrometer, August 1921, Graph Electrometer nach Wulf Nr 4716, August 1921, papers regarding Wulf's twos string electrometer, used by Sir Charles Wright on the British Antarctic Expedition, 1910-1913]

Administrative / Biographical History

Correspondence primarily regarding the British Antarctic Expedition, 1910-1913 (leader Robert Falcon Scott) and other matters.


The correspondence is arranged alphabetically by recipient.

Related Material

The Institute holds several archival collections containing correspondence to Wright, these collections include GB 15 Edward Atkinson, GB 15 Victor Campbell, GB 15 Tannatt William Edgeworth David, GB 15 Edward RGR Evans, GB 15 John Mather, GB 015 Harry Pennell, GB 15 Leslie Quartermain, GB 15 Henry Rennick, GB 15 Robert Falcon Scott and GB 15 Edward Adrian Wilson