The collection comprises of correspondence by Rose to Apsley Cherry-Garrard member of the British Antarctic Expedition, 1910-1913 (leader Robert Falcon Scott).
Rose Campbell collection
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- ReferenceGB 15 Rose Campbell
- Dates of Creation1912
- Name of Creator
- Language of MaterialEnglish.
- Physical DescriptionCorrespondence (Circa 5 leaves)
Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
Rose Campbell (nee Scott) was the second daughter of John and Hannah Scott and sister of the Antarctic explorer Robert Falcon Scott. In 1894, she started her career at Nottingham Hospital, and three years later, took up a post as a nursing sister in the Gold Cost. In 1899, she married Captain Eric Campbell of the Royal Irish Fusiliers and had a daughter, Erica. Her husband died in 1906, leaving her almost penniless, and she went to live with her mother.
The correspondence is arranged alphabetically by recipient.
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Descriptions compiled by N. Boneham, Assistant Archivist with assistance from R. Stancombe and reference to Antarctic Chronology, unpublished corrected revision of Chronological list of Antarctic expeditions and related historical events by Robert Keith Headland (1 December 2001) Cambridge University Press (1989) ISBN 0521309034 and Scott of the Antarctic by Elspeth Huxley, Weidenfeld and Nicolson, London (1977) SPRI Library Shelf 92[Scott R F]
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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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