Debenham, papers

Scope and Content

  • MS 358/8/14;D 'J L Cope's expedition to Graham Land, notes and suggestions on cartography and surveying' 11 leaves, typescript
  • MS 358/9;D 'The plane table in polar exploration' 10 leaves, holograph
  • MS 708;D 'Admiralty and Arctic', notes made during a study of nineteenth century naval expeditions to the Arctic while in receipt of the Leverhulme award, 1957, circa 50 loose sheets, holograph
  • MS 1037;D 'The strangest ice shelf in the world', 1965 [Description of the Ross Ice Shelf based on own experience and on recent scientific observations (probably the last article written by Debenham prior to his death)] 7 leaves, typescript

Administrative / Biographical History

The papers are primarily articles written by Debenham on both Arctic and Antarctic topics.