The collection comprises of correspondence by Coombe to Lady Kathleen Scott.
Russell Coombe collection
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- ReferenceGB 15 Russell Coombe
- Dates of Creation1925
- Name of Creator
- Language of MaterialEnglish.
- Physical DescriptionCorrespondence (1 leaf)
Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
After the death of Scott, Wilson, Bowers, Oates and Evans during the British Antarctic Expedition, 1910-1913 several memorials were created. Russell Coombe wrote to Scott's widow Kathleen regarding one such memorial window for her husband.
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Assistant Archivist with assistance from R. Stancombe and reference to Robert Keith Headland Antarctic Chronology, unpublished corrected revision of Chronological list of Antarctic expeditions and related historical events, (1 December 2001) Cambridge University Press (1989) ISBN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
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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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