The collection comprises of correspondence by Davys with Apsley Cherry-Garrard.
Helen Davys collection
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- ReferenceGB 15 Helen Davys
- Dates of Creation1911
- Name of Creator
- Language of MaterialEnglish.
- Physical DescriptionCorrespondence (2 leaves)
Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
Helen Davys was a contemporary of Apsley Cherry-Garrard (assistant zoologist on the British Antarctic Expedition, 1910-1913 leader Robert Falcon Scott). She lived in the vicinity of the Cherry-Garrard family home Lamer Park, near Wheathampstead in Hertfordshire and corresponded with him during his time in the Antarctic.
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Assistant Archivist with assistance from R. Stancombe and reference to Robert Keith Headland Antarctic Chronology, unpublished corrected revision of Chronological list of Antarctic expeditions and related historical events, (1 December 2001) Cambridge University Press (1989) ISBN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
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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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