Ommanney, correspondence

Scope and Content

  • MS 572;MJ Correspondence (circa 20 letters) with Sir Thomas Elder, 1890-1891 [Regarding a proposed Australian Antarctic expedition] microfilm
  • MS 100/89/1-2;D Letters (2) to Hugh Robert Mill, 11 September 1897 and 2 January 1902 [On Antarctic exploration] 2 leaves, holograph
  • MS 1226/20;D Letter to Reverend J C Ross (Eldest son of James Clark Ross), 6 March 1871 [On the painting of a portrait of Ross by Stephen Pearce] holograph
  • MS 486/3/1-4;MCL Letters (3) to Sir John Ross, 1851 [Comment on winter entertainment and searching plans, on health of men, invitation to visit, plans for search. Also 3 songs sung during the winter entertainment] holograph
  • MS 116/55;D Letter to William Penny, 8 April 1857 [Best wishes for success of sledging operations] 1 leaf, holograph
  • MS 1453/143;D Letter to Robert Falcon Scott, 3 July 1901 [On his proposed visit to Discovery] 1 leaf, holograph
  • MS 366/15;ER Letter to Robert Falcon Scott, 30 July 1901 [In Papers of the British National Antarctic Expedition, 1901-1904, volume 5 item 74] autograph

Administrative / Biographical History

The correspondence relates to polar expeditions.



Alternative Form Available

MS 572;MJ is a copy.

Location of Originals

MS 572;MJ originals held by Archives Department, Public Library of South Australia, Adelaide (1982)