The collection comprises of correspondence by Haldane-Duncan to Robert Falcon Scott regarding the British National Antarctic Expedition, 1901-1904 (led by Scott)
Robert Haldane-Duncan collection
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- ReferenceGB 15 Robert Haldane-Duncan
- Dates of Creation1901
- Name of Creator
- Language of MaterialEnglish.
- Physical DescriptionCorrespondence (1 leaf)
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Administrative / Biographical History
Robert Adam Philips Haldane-Duncan, third Earl of Camperdown, was born in London in 1841. He was educated at Eton College and Balliol College, Oxford, graduating with a degree in Classics in 1861. Between 1868 and 1870, he served as Lord-in-Waiting, and from 1870-1874, as Lord of the Admiralty. He also served as deputy lieutenant and Justice of the Peace. He died in 1918.
The correspondence is arranged chronologically.
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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Assistant Archivist with assistance from R. Stancombe and reference to Robert Keith Headland Antarctic Chronology, unpublished corrected revision of Chronological list of Antarctic expeditions and related historical events, (1 December 2001) Cambridge University Press (1989) ISBN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 Who was who, 1916-1928, Adam & Charles Black, London (1947)
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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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