The collection comprises of correspondence with the leader of the Scottish National Antarctic Expedition, 1902-1904 William Speirs Bruce.
L N G Ramsay collection
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- ReferenceGB 15 L N G Ramsay
- Dates of Creation1912-1913
- Name of Creator
- Language of MaterialEnglish.
- Physical DescriptionCorrespondence (8 leaves)
Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
L N G Ramsay worked on the ornithological results produced by the Scottish National Antarctic Expedition, 1902-1904 (leader William Speirs Bruce). While not a member of the expedition himself, he along with other experts and expedition personnel undertook research on the results, which were later published. Bruce praised him for his work.
Published work, Ornithology of the Scottish National Antarctic Expedition by William Eagle Clarke, Robert Neal Rudmose Brown and L N G Ramsay, Scottish Oceanographical Laboratory, Edinburgh (1913)
The correspondence is arranged chronologically.
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Descriptions compiled by N. Boneham, Assistant Archivist Robert Keith Headland Antarctic Chronology, unpublished corrected revision of Chronological list of Antarctic expeditions and related historical events, (1 December 2001) Cambridge University Press (1989) ISBN 0521309034
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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