Beaumont, correspondence

Scope and Content

  • MS 873/2/2;WJ Letters (4) to Apsley Cherry-Garrard, 10 July 1917 to September 1918 [Regarding The worst journey in the world ] 4 leaves, holograph
  • MS 1532/1/28;D Letter to Reverend C.R. Conybeare, 22 July 1875 [Asking him to meet the ship on arrival, describing last sighting of Valorous ]
  • MS 367/11;D Letter (copy) to Leonard Darwin, 19 June 1909 [Regarding Robert Falcon Scott and Ernest Henry Shackleton] 2 leaves, typescript
  • MS 498;MJ Letters (2) to Sir George Strong Nares, 1876 [Written during the British Arctic Expedition, 1875-1876 (led by Nares), 1 incomplete] holograph
  • MS 2;D Letters (95) to Kathleen Scott, 9 September 1911 to 27 February 1922 [Various topics] 113 leaves, holograph
  • MS 366/15;ER Letter to Robert Falcon Scott, 7 December 1901 [In Papers of the British National Antarctic Expedition, 1901-1904, volume 5 item 4] autograph
  • MS 1453/51;D Letter to Robert Falcon Scott, 24 March 1910 [Note added to a printed notice requesting financial assistance for the British Antarctic Expedition, 1910-1913] 1 leaf, holograph

Administrative / Biographical History

The correspondence relates to the British Arctic Expedition, 1875-1876 (leader George Strong Nares) the British National Antarctic Expedition, 1901-1904 (leader Robert Falcon Scott), the British Antarctic Expedition, 1910-1913 (again led by Scott) and general polar matters.

Arrangement

The correspondence is arranged alphabetically by recipient.

Alternative Form Available

MS 498;MJ is a copy.

Related Material

The Institute holds over seventy archival collections containing material relating to the British National Antarctic Expedition, 1901-1904 and over a hundred archival collections for the British Antarctic Expedition, 1910-1913, see GB 015 British National Antarctic Expedition, 1901-1904 and GB 015 British Antarctic Expedition, 1910-1913 for more information. These include collections for Apsley Cherry-Garrard and Robert Falcon Scott.

Additional Information

MS 498;MJ original in the Public Archive of Canada (1982).