The collection comprises of material relating to the Oxford University Arctic Expedition, 1935-1936
Arthur Godfrey collection
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- ReferenceGB 15 Arthur Godfrey
- Dates of Creation1936
- Name of Creator
- Language of MaterialEnglish.
- Physical DescriptionExpedition material (1 volume, 1 sheet)
Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
Arthur Stuart Talbot Godfrey was an officer in the Royal Engineers, having only just returned from Greenland, when he joined the Oxford University Arctic Expedition, 1935-1936 (leader Alexander Glen), organized to survey and study the glaciology of Nordaustlandet. He was awarded a Polar Medal for his achievements. After the expedition, he was employed with the Ordnance Survey and Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries.
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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) title render="italic">Exploring Polar Frontiers, a historical encyclopaedia by William Mills, San Diego and Oxford, 2003 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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