The collection comprises of correspondence by Horsfall to Sophia Cracroft regarding the British Franklin Search Expedition, 1857-1859 (leader Francis McClintock)
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- ReferenceGB 15 Thomas Horsfall
- Dates of Creation1857
- Name of Creator
- Language of MaterialEnglish
- Physical DescriptionCorrespondence (1 leaf)
Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
Thomas B Horsfall was a contemporary of the Arctic explorer Sir John Franklin (1786-1847)
The correspondence is arranged chronologically
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Descriptions compiled by N. Boneham, Assistant Archivist with assistance from R. Stancombe and reference to Arctic, exploration and development c500 BC to 1915, an encyclopaedia by Clive Holland Garland Publishing, London (1994) and Exploring Polar Frontiers, a historical encyclopaedia by William Mills San Diego and Oxford, 2003
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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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