The collection comprises of correspondence by Daisy to Emily and Ernest Shackleton.
Maud Dorman collection
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- ReferenceGB 15 Maud Dorman
- Dates of Creation1907
- Name of Creator
- Language of MaterialEnglish.
- Physical DescriptionCorrespondence (3 leaves)
Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
Maude Isabel [Daisy] Dorman was born ca. 1870, the youngest daughter of Charles Herbert Dorman, a solicitor, and his wife Janie Swinford. In 1911, she moved into the family home of her brother-in-law Ernest Henry Shackleton and sister Emily in Putney Heath. She died in 1916.
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Assistant Archivist with assistance from R. Stancombe and reference to Robert Keith Headland Antarctic Chronology, unpublished corrected revision of Chronological list of Antarctic expeditions and related historical events, (1 December 2001) Cambridge University Press (1989) ISBN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 and Shackleton by Roland Huntford, Hodder and Stoughton London (1985) SPRI Library Shelf 92[Shackleton, E.H]
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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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