The collection comprises of papers by Munn including autobiographical material
Henry Toke Munn collection
- This material is held at
- ReferenceGB 15 Henry Toke Munn
- Dates of Creation1919-1950
- Name of Creator
- Language of MaterialEnglish.
- Physical DescriptionPapers (63 leaves)
Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
Henry Toke Munn was born in England in 1864. He first travelled to Canada twenty-two years later where he worked as a farmer and horse breeder before joining the Yukon gold rush. Munn founded the Arctic Gold Exploration Syndicate which was eventually sold to the Hudson's Bay Co. He died in the Seychelles in 1952
The collection is arranged chronologically
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The term holograph is used when the item is wholly in the handwriting of the author. The term autograph is used when the author has signed the item.
Descriptions compiled by N. Boneham, Assistant Archivist with assistance from R. Stancombe and reference to 'Henry Toke Munn' by Gavin White in Arctic 1984 volume 37
Other Finding Aids
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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