The collection comprises of correspondence by Ann to Robert Falcon Scott on the eve of the British Antarctic Expedition, 1910-1913 (led by Scott) and written during her time in New Zealand.
Ann Dickanson-Poynder collection
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- ReferenceGB 15 Ann Dickanson-Poynder
- Dates of Creation1910
- Name of Creator
- Language of MaterialEnglish.
- Physical DescriptionCorrespondence (1 leaf)
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Administrative / Biographical History
Ann Dickanson-Poynder (nee Beauclerk) married Sir John Dickson-Poynder, sixth baronet and Baron Islington in 1896. In 1910 he became governor of New Zealand. The couple had one daughter.
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Assistant Archivist with assistance from R. Stancombe and reference to Robert Keith Headland Antarctic Chronology, unpublished corrected revision of Chronological list of Antarctic expeditions and related historical events, (1 December 2001) Cambridge University Press (1989) ISBN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 and Dictionary of National Biography Oxford University Press
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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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