The collection comprises of material relating to the United Sates Antarctic Service Expedition, 1939-1941 (leader Richard Byrd)
Herbert Dorsey collection
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- ReferenceGB 15 Herbert Dorsey
- Dates of Creation1941
- Name of Creator
- Language of MaterialEnglish.
- Physical DescriptionExpedition material (12 leaves)
Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
Herbert G Dorsey was a contemporary of the polar explorer Richard Byrd (1888-1957). He was a member of the United States Antarctic Service Expedition (3rd Byrd) 1939-1941
The collection is arranged chronologically
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Descriptions compiled by N. Boneham, Assistant Archivist with assistance from R. Stancombe and reference to Antarctic Chronology, unpublished corrected revision of Chronological list of Antarctic expeditions and related historical events by Robert Keith Headland (1 December 2001) Cambridge University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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