The collection comprises of correspondence by Grant with the Antarctic explorer Apsley Cherry-Garrard (assistant zoologist, British Antarctic Expedition, 1910-1913).
William Robert Ogilvie-Grant collection
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- ReferenceGB 15 William Robert Ogilvie-Grant
- Dates of Creation1913-1916
- Name of Creator
- Language of MaterialEnglish.
- Physical DescriptionCorrespondence (3 leaves)
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Administrative / Biographical History
William Robert Ogilvie-Grant was born in 1863. He was the assistant keeper of the Zoological department at the Natural History Museum, London between 1913-1918. He died in 1924.
The correspondence is arranged chronologically.
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Descriptions compiled by N. Boneham, Assistant Archivist with assistance from R. Stancombe and reference to Robert Keith Headland Antarctic Chronology, unpublished corrected revision of Chronological list of Antarctic expeditions and related historical events, (1 December 2001) Cambridge University Press (1989) ISBN 0521309034 and Who was who, 1916-1928 Adam & Charles Black, London
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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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