Haldane-Duncan, correspondence

Scope and Content

  • MS 1453/106;D Letter to Robert Falcon Scott, 22 July 1901 [Regretting his inability to visit Scott's ship] 1 leaf, holograph

Administrative / Biographical History

The British National Antarctic Expedition ship, Discovery was built in Dundee. After being launched on the river Tay on 21 March 1901 she sailed to London before continuing to Cowes, Isle of White from where she departed for New Zealand on 6 August 1901.

Related Material

The Institute holds over seventy archival collections containing material relating to this expedition, see GB 015 British National Antarctic Expedition, 1901-1904 for more information.