Bayly, correspondence

Scope and Content

  • MS 1453/50;D Letter to Robert Falcon Scott, 20 May 1906 [Congratulations on publication of the Discovery narrative] 1 leaf, holograph

Administrative / Biographical History

The British National Antarctic Expedition, 1901-1904 (leader Robert Falcon Scott) undertook the first extensive exploration on land in Antarctica. Funding came from the Government, the Royal Society, the Royal Geographical Society and private donations. On the return of the expedition, Robert Falcon Scott published an account entitled The voyage of the Discovery.

Related Material

The Institute holds over seventy archival collections containing material relating to this expedition, see SPRI collection GB 015 British National Antarctic Expedition, 1901-1904 for more information.