Huggins, correspondence

Scope and Content

  • MS 1453/117;D Letter to Robert Falcon Scott, 17 June 1901 [Looking forward to visiting Discovery] 1 leaf, holograph
  • MS 1537/2/5/15;D Testimonial for Ernest Henry Shackleton, 2 December 1903 [For position of secretary, Royal Scottish Geographical Society]

Administrative / Biographical History

The correspondence relates to a proposed visit to Discovery, the expedition ship of the British National Antarctic Expedition, 1901-1904 (leader Robert Falcon Scott) and to Ernest Henry Shackleton who served as secretary of the Royal Scottish Geographical Society upon his return from the British National Antarctic Expedition, 1901-1904.



Related Material

The Institute holds archival collections for the expedition, the ship and Sir Ernest Henry Shackleton.