Ellison-Macartney, correspondence

Scope and Content

  • MS 100/62/1-2;D Letters (2) to Hugh Robert Mill, 11 and 22 October 1922 [Regarding Shackleton and McMurdo Sound in 1907] 2 leaves, holograph
  • MS 366/15;ER Letters (2) to Robert Falcon Scott, 5 and 6 April 1900 [In Papers of the British National Antarctic Expedition, 1901-1904, volume 5 items 21-22] autograph

Administrative / Biographical History

The correspondence covers the period prior to the departure of Discovery for the Antarctic in 1901, the later correspondence relates to the British Antarctic Expedition, 1907-1909 (leader Ernest Henry Shackleton)



Related Material

The Institute holds a large number of archival collections containing material relating to these two Antarctic expeditions, see GB 015 British National Antarctic Expedition, 1901-1904 and GB 015 British Antarctic Expedition, 1907-1909 for more information.