Bernacchi, correspondence

Scope and Content

  • MS 1449/1-2;D Correspondence (2 letters) with Sir Archibald Geikie, 11 and 12 June 1908 [Bernacchi seeks and obtains, permission to present a paper on the physical results of the British National Antarctic Expedition, 1901-1904] 2 leaves, holograph
  • MS 1497;D Plans and correspondence with Hugh Robert Mill, 1924 to 1925 [For an Antarctic expedition, 1925 to 1927 which never took place] 38 leaves, holograph and typescript
  • MS 100/7/1-28;D Letters (28) to Hugh Robert Mill, 1927 to 1939 [Various topics including the British Antarctic Expedition, 1898-1900 (leader Carsten Egeberg Borchgrevink), the Polar Exhibition, 1930 and his book on Lawrence Edward Grace Oates and Discovery] 33 leaves, holograph and typescript
  • MS 1418/1;D Letter to Hugh Robert Mill, 7 September 1931 [On possible award to them both of Norwegian St Olaf decoration] 1 leaf, holograph
  • MS 356/44;D Letter to Robert Neal Rudmose Brown, London, 28 November 1932 [Brief note of thanks] 1 leaf, holograph
  • MS 1453/53;D Letter to Robert Falcon Scott, 24 June 1905 [Partly regarding article in preparation for Royal Geographical Society regarding the British National Antarctic Expedition, 1901-1904] 1 leaf, holograph
  • MS 1537/2/21/21;D Letter to Emily Shackleton, 3 April 1909 [Congratulating her husband Ernest on the British Antarctic Expedition, 1907-1909]
  • MS 969;D Letter to an unnamed person, [19--] [Conveys a snapshot, on the back are lines of poetry in another hand, the letter was pasted in the front of Bernacchi's biography of Lawrence Oates, A very gallant gentleman] 1 leaf, holograph

Administrative / Biographical History

General correspondence with polar personalities, including Hugh Robert Mill and Robert Falcon Scott.


The correspondence is arranged alphabetically by recipient.

Additional Information

MS 1449/1-2;D Originals in Royal Society (1982)