Mackellar, correspondence

Scope and Content

  • MS 367/24/1-2;D Letters (2) to John Scott Keltie, 4 and 10 July 1922 [Regarding grant to Shackleton's family] holograph
  • MS 100/67/1-2;D Letters (2) to Hugh Robert Mill, 31 May and 18 June 1922 [Reminiscences of assistance given to Shackleton and others] 7 leaves, holograph
  • MS 1537/2/21/2;D Letter to Emily Shackleton, April 1908 [Refers to Captain England]
  • MS 1537/2/23/1-2;D Letters (2) to Emily Shackleton, 11 May 1922 [Accompanies a holograph account of Nimrod to Quest]
  • MS 1537/2/34/4;D Letter to Emily Shackleton, 8 December 1916 [Remarks about Britain's honour in Polar exploration] holograph

Administrative / Biographical History

The correspondence relates to three of the expeditions led by Ernest Henry Shackleton, the British Antarctic Expedition, 1907-1909, the Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition, 1914-1916 and the Shackleton-Rowett Antarctic Expedition, 1921-1922.



Related Material

The Institute holds archival collections for all three Antarctic expeditions and extensive collections for Ernest Henry Shackleton.