Gould, papers

Scope and Content

  • MS 1599/1-2;D Two articles about Ernest Shackleton, 1949 ['The dash for the South Pole 1908-1909' and 'Shackleton's Endurance expedition 1914-1916'] 27 leaves, typescript

Administrative / Biographical History

Sir Ernest Henry Shackleton took part in four expeditions to the Antarctic, the British National Antarctic Expedition, 1901-1904 (leader Robert Falcon Scott) the British Antarctic Expedition, 1907-1909, The Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition, 1914-1916 and the Shackleton-Rowett Antarctic expedition, 1921-1922.

The articles relate to the second and third expeditions.


As deposited.

Related Material

The Institute holds extensive archival collections for all four expeditions and Sir Ernest. See SPRI collections GB 015 British National Antarctic Expedition, 1901-1904, GB 015 British Antarctic Expedition, 1907-1909, GB 015 Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition [Weddell Sea Party], 1914-1916, GB 015 Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition [Ross Sea party], 1914-1917 and GB 015 Shackleton-Rowett Antarctic Expedition, 1921-1922 for more information.