Butler, FIDS

Scope and Content

  • MS 1190;D Journal, 9 October 1947 to 21 January 1948 [Sledge journey from Stonington Island, joint British American venture] 40 leaves, typescript

Administrative / Biographical History

The Falkland Island Dependencies Survey (FIDS) saw the administrative responsibilities for stations established during Operation Tabarin taken over by the Colonial Office. The Governor of the Falkland Islands assumed responsibility in 1948. This was the forerunner of the British Antarctic Survey (BAS)



Related Material

The Institute holds an archival collection for the Director of FIDS, Vivian Fuchs

Geographical Names