The collection comprises of correspondence by Allenby to Willingham Franklin regarding the latter's son the Arctic explorer John Franklin
D Allenby collection
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- ReferenceGB 15 D Allenby
- Dates of Creation1800
- Name of Creator
- Language of MaterialEnglish.
- Physical DescriptionCorrespondence (1 leaf)
Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
D Allenby was a contemporary of Willingham Franklin the father of the Arctic explorer Sir John Franklin (1786-1847)
The correspondence is arranged chronologically
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Descriptions compiled by N. Boneham, Assistant Archivist with assistance from R. Stancombe and reference to Arctic, exploration and development c500 BC to 1915, an encyclopaedia by Clive Holland, Garland Publishing, London (1994) and Exploring Polar Frontiers, a historical encyclopaedia by William Mills, San Diego and Oxford, 2003 and 'Franklin, Sir John' by Clive Holland in Dictionary of Canadian Biography volume 7, edited by Francess G Halpenny, University of Toronto Press Toronto (1988) SPRI library Shelf 92(08)[pub.1966-] and British polar exploration and research a historical and medallic record with biographies 1818-1999 by Lieutenant Colonel Neville W Poulsom and Rear Admiral John A L Myres, Savannah Publications London (2000) SPRI Library Shelf 737.2
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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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