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



Related Material

The Institute holds an archival collection for expedition member Martin Holdgate

Personal Names