Egerton, British Arctic Expedition

Scope and Content

  • MS 174/1-7;BJ Journals (7), 12 March to 19 August 1876 [1. 12-14 March, 2. 20-18 April, 3. 2-7 May, 4. 11-24 May, 5. 27 May to 3 June, 6. 8-10 June, 7. 8-19 August] 7 volumes, holograph
  • MS 174/8-9;BJ Sketch books (2),1875-1876, 2 volumes, holograph
  • MS 174/10;BJ Notebook, 4 September 1875 [ HMS Alert, miscellaneous notes and sketches of various dates] 1 volume, holograph
  • MS 174/11;BJ Notebook, 1875-1876 [Mainly meteorological observations] 1 volume, holograph
  • MS 174/14;BJ Log of Meteorological observations, June to October 1875 [Onboard HMS Alert, incomplete] 1 volume, holograph

Administrative / Biographical History

George Egerton served as a sub-lieutenant onboard Nares ship Alert during the expedition to north Greenland and Ellesmere Island (Canada).

Arrangement

Chronological.

Related Material

The Institute holds several archival collections relating to the Arctic expedition of George Strong Nares.