Davys, correspondence

Archive Unit

Scope and Content

  • MS 559/56;D Letter to Apsley Cherry-Garrard, 15 August 1911 [Local and family news from a Wheathampstead neighbour] 2 leaves, holograph

Administrative / Biographical History

The letter was written to Cherry-Garrard during his time in Antarctica as part of the British Antarctic Expedition, 1910-1913 (leader Robert Falcon Scott). It relates to the area of Hertfordshire, England where Cherry-Garrard's family home was situated.

Related Material

This letter is one of a number which were sent to Cherry-Garrard by Wheathampstead neighbours during his time in the Antarctic. The Institute holds extensive archival collections for Apsley Cherry-Garrard.