The collection comprises of material relating to Barrow's book Three years in Tristan da Cunha, published in 1910.
K M Barrow collection
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- ReferenceGB 15 K M Barrow
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- Language of MaterialEnglish.
- Physical DescriptionPublished material (6 leaves)
Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
K.M. Barrow was the wife of the missionary Reverend John Graham Barrow, son of one of the survivors of the Blenden Hall, which was wrecked on Inaccessible Island (Tristan da Cunha) in 1821 during the British voyage from London to Bombay, 1821-1822 (captain Alexander Grieg). Between April 1906 and April 1909, the Barrows lived on Tristan da Cunha where Reverend Barrow was third pastor and school master under the auspices of the Society for the Propagation of the Gospel. She published an account of her experiences.
Published work, Three years in Tristan da Cunha by K.M. Barrow, Skeffington & Son, London (1910) SPRI Library Shelf (781.1)
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Descriptions compiled by N. Boneham, Assistant Archivist with assistance from R. Stancombe and reference to Robert Keith Headland Antarctic Chronology, unpublished corrected revision of Chronological list of Antarctic expeditions and related historical events, (1 December 2001) Cambridge University Press (1989) ISBN 0521309034 and Three years in Tristan da Cunha by K.M. Barrow, Skeffington & Son, London (1910) SPRI Library Shelf (781.1)
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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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