Doorly, Three Polar Knights

Scope and Content

  • MS 1182;MJ 'Three polar knights, An account of the exploits of Scott, Shackleton and Mawson in the Antarctic, 1901-1931' [Popular account of the expeditions of these three men, prepared for publication as a book, but apparently never published] 92 leaves, typescript, microfilm
  • MS 100/26/1-2;D Letters (2) to Hugh Robert Mill, 1929 [Regarding his proposed book 'Three polar knights'] 3 leaves, typescript

Administrative / Biographical History

Material relating to a proposed publication by Doorly on three Antarctic explorers from the 'Heroic Age' of Antarctic Exploration, (Robert Falcon Scott leader of the British National Antarctic Expedition, 1901-1904 and the British Antarctic Expedition, 1910-1913, Douglas Mawson, leader of the Australasian Antarctic Expedition, 1911-1914 and Ernest Henry Shackleton leader of the British Antarctic Expedition, 1907-1909, the Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition, 1914-1916 and the Shackleton-Rowett Antarctic Expedition, 1921-1922)