The collection comprises of correspondence by Nosworthy to Apsley Cherry-Garrard and his mother Evelyn regarding personal news and mention of the British Antarctic Expedition, 1910-1913 (leader Robert Falcon Scott).
Lysle Nosworthy collection
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- ReferenceGB 15 Lysle Nosworthy
- Dates of Creation1911-1913
- Name of Creator
- Language of MaterialEnglish.
- Physical DescriptionCorrespondence (3 leaves)
Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
Lysle Nosworthy was Vice Consul at the British Consulate-General in New York in 1911. He wrote to Apsley Cherry-Garrard while the later was in the Antarctic with the British Antarctic Expedition, 1910-1913 (leader Robert Falcon Scott) and later to Cherry-Garrard's mother Evelyn regarding the loss of Scott, Wilson, Bowers, Evans and Oates during the return from the South Pole in 1912.
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Assistant Archivist with assistance from R. Stancombe and reference to Robert Keith Headland Antarctic Chronology, unpublished corrected revision of Chronological list of Antarctic expeditions and related historical events, (1 December 2001) Cambridge University Press (1989) ISBN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
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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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