The collection comprises of correspondence by Grenfell to Basil Walker
Wilfred Grenfell collection
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- ReferenceGB 15 Wilfred Grenfell
- Dates of Creation1902-1916
- Name of Creator
- Language of MaterialEnglish.
- Physical DescriptionCorrespondence (19 leaves)
Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
Wilfred Thomason Grenfell was born in Cheshire in 1865, he studied at Marlborough and Queens College Oxford. In 1892 he visited Labrador and set up a hospital there in 1893. He died in 1940
The correspondence to Walker is arranged chronologically
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Descriptions compiled by N. Boneham, Assistant Archivist with assistance from R. Stancombe and reference to Who was Who 1929-1940 Adam & Charles Black, London 1947
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Clive Holland Manuscripts in the Scott Polar Research Institute, Cambridge, England - a catalogue, Garland Publishing New York and London (1982) ISBN 0824093941.
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