- MS 559/72/1-3;D Letters (2) and postcard to Apsley Cherry-Garrard, 19 November 1913 to 11 July 1916 [Regarding the penguin notes and specimens] 3 leaves, autograph
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- ReferenceGB 15 William Robert Ogilvie-Grant/Correspondence
- Dates of Creation19 November 1913 - 11 June 1916
- Name of Creator
- Physical DescriptionCirca 2 letters, 1 postcard
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Administrative / Biographical History
The correspondence relates to the emperor penguin specimens gathered by Edward Wilson, Henry Bowers and Apsley Cherry-Garrard during the winter journey to the Cape Crozier emperor penguin rookery, British Antarctic Expedition, 1910-1913 (leader Robert Falcon Scott).
The journey to the Cape Crozier rookery is told in The worst journey in the world by Apsley Cherry-Garrard, first published in 1922.