Clifford correspondence

Scope and Content

  • MS 1507/2/3; Letter to Dr Vivian Fuchs, 22 September 1953 [Regarding plan for Commonwealth Trans-Antarctic Expedition] 2 leaves, typescript
  • MS 1507/1/24; Letter to the Secretary of State for the Colonies (James Griffith), 24 March 1950 [Regarding a project for a new expedition using Stonington Island as a base camp] typescript
  • MS 1507/4/22; Draft letter to A N Halls, 29 December 1969 [Regarding Herbert's refusal of the CBE]
  • MS 1507/4/26; Draft letter to Walter William Herbert, 5 March 1970 [Regarding request for finance]
  • MS 1507/1/41; Letter to Sir John Martin (Colonial Office), 24 July 1953 [Regarding Polar Medals] 2 leaves, typescript
  • Ms 1507/1/40; Letter to W A Morris (Mediterranean Department The Times), 1 May 1953 [Regarding an article, including article on Antarctic and account of the work of FIDS] typescript
  • MS 1507/1/47; Letter to W A Morris (Colonial Office), 22 September 1953 [Regarding Times article] typescript
  • MS 1507/2/10; Draft Letter to the editor of The Times, 12 January 1955 [Regarding support of the Commonwealth Trans-Antarctic Expedition]
  • MS 1507/2/1; Letter to Sir James Wordie, 14 June 1953, 2 leaves, typescript
  • MS 1507/4/4; Letter to HRH Prince Philip, 16 September 1966 [Giving the broad aims and general structure of the proposed Trans-Antarctic Expedition] 4 leaves, typescript
  • MS 1507/2/5; Telegraph to Sir James Wordie, 10 November 1953 [Comparing the Carse and Fuchs plans (Antarctic Expedition)] 2 leaves, typescript
  • MS 1507/2/6; Letter to Sir James Wordie, 30 December 1953 [Enclosing comments on the two Commonwealth Trans-Antarctic Expedition plans] typescript

Administrative / Biographical History

The correspondence relates primarily tot he Commonwealth Trans-Antarctic Expedition, 1955-1958 (leader Vivian Fuchs) Clifford served on the organising committee


The correspondence is arranged alphabetically by recipient

Related Material

The Institute holds an archival collection for the expedition leader Vivian Fuchs