Expedition papers

Archive Unit

Scope and Content

  • MS 476/1/1-6;HP Plans and elevations [By T Bath and Co Ltd and F E Beaumont Ltd] 6 sheets, dye-line prints
  • MS 476/2;ER Log book, 1955 to 1956 [Kept during the expedition] 1 volume
  • MS 476/3/1-10;ER Correspondence files (10), 1954 to 1962 [I-II correspondence by expedition members, 1954-1955 and 1956-1962, III sponsorship, plans, finances and agreements, IV Government departments, V Shipping, insurance, hut, VI radio, sound recordings, VII publicity, VIII scientific notes, news letters, preliminary reports, IX-X equipment and provisions] 10 volumes
  • MS 658;ER List of colour transparencies in the posse ion on of expedition members, 1 volume

Administrative / Biographical History

The material comprises of official records and correspondence relating to the expedition

Arrangement

Chronological

Related Material

The Institute holds an archival collection for expedition member Martin Holdgate

Personal Names