The collection comprises of correspondence by Scott.
Albert Scott collection
- This material is held at
- ReferenceGB 15 Albert Scott
- Dates of Creation1965
- Name of Creator
- Language of MaterialEnglish.
- Physical DescriptionCorrespondence (1 leaf)
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Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
Albert Charles Scott was born in 1872. He was educated at Burgoyne House Academy and entered the Royal Navy. During the First World War, he commanded HMS Blonde and HMS Dublin and in 1918, was awarded the CBE. He retired from the Navy as vice-admiral and died on 16 March 1969.
The correspondence is arranged alphabetically by recipient.
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Descriptions compiled by N. Boneham, Assistant Archivist with assistance from R. Stancombe and reference to Who was who, 1961-1970 Adam & Charles Black London (1972)
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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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