The collection comprises of material relating to the Falkland Island Dependencies Survey (FIDS) in 1950
Derek Maling collection
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- ReferenceGB 15 Derek Maling
- Dates of Creation1950
- Name of Creator
- Language of MaterialEnglish.
- Physical DescriptionExpedition material (17 leaves)
Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
Derek Hylton Maling was born in Northumberland in May 1923. He joined the RAF and saw service during the Second World War including escaping to Italy after being shot down. In 1950 he sailed to Signy Island with the Falkland Island Dependencies Survey (FIS). He died in September 1998
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Descriptions compiled by N. Boneham, Assistant Archivist with assistance from R. Stancombe and reference to Antarctic Chronology, unpublished corrected revision of Chronological list of Antarctic expeditions and related historical events by Robert Keith Headland (1 December 2001) Cambridge University Press (1989) ISBN 0521309034 and 'Derek Maling' by Richard Laws in Polar Record 1999 volume 34
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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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