Eleanor Franklin correspondence

Scope and Content

  • MS 248/388/1-2;D Letters (2) to Isabella Cracroft, 1824 [Regarding preparations for the British Naval Exploring Expedition, 1825-1828] 3 leaves, holograph
  • MS 248/389/1-2;D Letters (2) to Elizabeth Franklin, 11 May to 10 September 1824 [Regarding preparations for the British Naval Exploring Expedition, 1825-1828] 3 leaves, (copies)

Administrative / Biographical History

The correspondence relates to preparations for Franklin's second overland Arctic expedition the British Naval Exploring Expedition, 1825-1827. Eleanor died while Franklin was in the Canadian Arctic.

Arrangement

Alphabetical

Related Material

The Institute holds several archival collections containing material relating to the British Naval Exploring Expedition, 1825-1827 leader John Franklin). The Institute holds archival collections for John Franklin, his second wife Jane, and other members of the Franklin family including John and Eleanor's daughter Eleanor Isabella and her husband John Philip Gell.