- MS 761/14;D Letter to Reginald Pound, 24 June 1965 [Regarding Scott's connections with Brinton near Stratford on Avon] 2 leaves, holograph
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- Dates of Creation24 June 1965
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The correspondence relates to the parish of Brinton. Two of Scott's brothers-in-law were rectors of the parish. In 1949 a Scott Sunday was celebrated in April of each year. The parish church contains a stain glass window commemorating Scott and the pole party whom perished during the return journey from the South Pole in 1912 (British Antarctic Expedition 1910-1913).
Reginald Pound undertook research in to Scott's life for his book Scott of the Antarctic published in 1966.
Scott of the Antarctic by Reginald Pound, first published 1966, SPRI Library shelf 92[Scott R F]