Cooke, papers

Scope and Content

  • MS 1031;BJ Scrapbook, 1894-1897 [News clippings, telegrams, notes, photographs, menus etc] 1 volume

Administrative / Biographical History

The British Exploring Expedition [Jackson-Harmsworth Arctic Expedition], 1894-1897 (leader Frederick George Jackson) spent three years in Franz Joseph Land. Sledging expeditions were undertaken and the expedition met Fridtjof Nansen of the Norwegian North Polar Expedition, 1893-1896 (leader Fridtjof Nansen) on 17 June 1896.

Arrangement

Chronological

Related Material

The Institute holds several archival collections containing material relating to the British Exploring Expedition, 1894-1897 see the SPRI collection for the expedition for a full list