The collection comprises of material relating to the Scottish Spitsbergen Syndicate Expedition, 1948 to Svalbard and native people
John Elbo collection
- This material is held at
- ReferenceGB 15 John Elbo
- Dates of Creation1948-1950
- Name of Creator
- Language of MaterialEnglish.
- Physical DescriptionExpedition material (1 volumes, 3 leaves) papers (1 volume)
Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
John Gregers Elbo was a member of the Scottish Spitsbergen Syndicate Expedition, 1948
The collection is split into two sub-fonds comprising of expedition material and papers respectively
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Descriptions compiled by N. Boneham, Assistant Archivist with assistance from R. Stancombe and reference to Exploring Polar Frontiers, a historical encyclopaedia by William Mills, San Diego and Oxford, 2003 and The Polar Record volume 28 number 167 October 1992 p285-292
Other Finding Aids
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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