Wilson, correspondence

Scope and Content

  • MS 559/143/1-25;D Letters (25) to Apsley Cherry-Garrard, [1911] to 22 February 1929 [Mainly regarding Edward Adrian Wilson and her war work] 33 leaves, autograph
  • MS 966/1/1-2;D Letters (2) to Apsley Cherry-Garrard, 1935-1936 [Regarding The Worst Journey in the World ] 2 leaves, holograph
  • MS 599/144/1-3;D Letters (3) to Evelyn Cherry-Garrard (mother of Apsley), 2 December 1911, 22 September 1912 and 1 January 1913 [Mainly regarding the British Antarctic Expedition, 1910-1913] 3 leaves, autograph
  • MS 1330/6/1-4;D Letters (4) to Evelyn Cherry-Garrard, 5 April 1912 to 20 February 1913 [Regarding Edward Wilson's opinion of Apsley and her husbands death] 5 leaves, holograph
  • MS 888/3;D Letter to Mrs Pennell, 7 April 1912 [Regarding the British Antarctic Expedition, 1910-1913] 2 leaves, holograph (Xerox copy)
  • MS 1160/8;MJ Letter to Hannah Scott (mother of Robert Falcon Scott), 4 April 1904 [Regarding arrival of the British National Antarctic Expedition, 1901-1904] microfilm
  • MS 1453/190/1-5;D Letters (5) to Kathleen Scott (wife of Robert Falcon Scott), 10 May to 6 November 1913 [Various topics, including several arising from the British Antarctic Expedition, 1910-1913] 6 leaves, holograph
  • MS 442/34;D Letter to Reginald William Skelton, 26 February 1910 [Regarding wedding of Michael Barne] 1 leaf, holograph
  • MS 559/145/1-5;D Letters (5) to Mrs Isabel Smith (wife of Reginald John Smith), 9 January to 8 March 1935 [Personal] 15 leaves, autograph
  • MS 841/13;D Letter to Mrs Isabel Smith, 2 May 1912 [Regarding Apsley Cherry-Garrard and the British Antarctic Expedition, 1910-1913] 3 leaves
  • MS 559/146/1-3;D Letters (3) to Reginald John Smith, 8 May 1911, 17 and 22 July 1913 [Regarding a letter to Smith from her husband, British Antarctic Expedition, 1910-1913 news and enclosing rough chart of Cape Crozier] 3 leaves, 1 autograph, 2 holograph
  • MS 1330/7;D Letter to Mr and Mrs Reginald John Smith, 7 April 1912 [Regarding the British Antarctic Expedition, 1910-1913 and pride in her husband] 4 leaves, holograph
  • MS 952/1-4;D Letters (4) to Reginald Smith, 11 June to 31 July 1913 [Regarding copies of Wilsons's sketches to be presented to the King and her own appearance at Buckingham Palace] 5 leaves, holograph
  • MS 860;D Letter to J V Wilson, 19 January 1901 [Regarding the British National Antarctic Expedition, 1901-1904] 2 leaves, holograph

Administrative / Biographical History

The correspondence relates primarily to her husband Edward Adrian Wilson and his participation in two Antarctic Expeditions (the British National Antarctic Expedition, 1901-1904 and the British Antarctic Expedition, 1910-1913 both led by Robert Falcon Scott). Recipients include Hannah Scott (mother of Robert Falcon Scott) and Apsley Cherry-Garrard in regard to his book The worst journey in the world which recounts the latter expedition.

Arrangement

Alphabetical.

Alternative Form Available

MS 1160/8;MJ is a copy.

Related Material

The Institute holds over seventy archival collections covering the British National Antarctic Expedition, 1901-1904 and over a hundred archival collections for the British Antarctic Expedition, 1910-1913, the Institute also holds a extensive archival collection for Oriana's husband Edward Adrian Wilson.