Nosworthy, correspondence

Scope and Content

  • MS 559/98;D Letter to Apsley Cherry-Garrard, 2 August 1911 [Regarding position of Vice Consul at the British Consulate-General in New York] 2 leaves, autograph
  • MS 559/99;D Letter to Evelyn Cherry-Garrard, 11 February 1913 [Regarding deaths of Pole Party] 1 leaf, autograph

Administrative / Biographical History

The correspondence comprises of a letter sent to Apsley Cherry-Garrard during his time in Antarctica as a member of the British Antarctic Expedition, 1910-1913 (leader Robert Falcon Scott). This letter deals with non polar matters, the second letter addressed to Apsley's mother Evelyn deals with the loss of the Pole Party (Scott, Edward Wilson, Henry Bowers, Lawrence Oates and Edgar Evans) in 1912 during their return from the South Pole.



Related Material

The Institute holds over a hundred archival collections containing material relating to the British Antarctic Expedition, 1910-1913, including collections for Apsley Cherry-Garrard and his mother, see SPRI collection GB 015 British Antarctic Expedition, 1910-1913 for more information.