The South Polar Times

Scope and Content

  • MS 1537/2/54/1-64;D Original articles for publication in The South Polar Times, April to May 1902 [Volume 1] holograph
  • MS 1453/10;EN Expedition newspaper, volume III, April to October 1911, London, Smith Elder, 1914 [Special presentation copy of the published version of this journal, bound in wood and sealskin and inscribed to Peter Scott from the Publisher and the Editor, 31 August 1914, see also MS 1394/1-2EN] 1 volume
  • MS 505/4;EN Expedition newspaper, column IV part 1, winter 1912 [The last issue of the paper, published midwinter day, unlike volume III it was not subsequently published in England. It lacks the illustrations by Wilson, edited typed and illustrated mainly by Cherry-Garrard] 1 volume, typescript
  • MS 505/5;EN Original manuscripts of contributions to the paper, 1912 [Including several articles that were not used] 1 volume, handwritten and typescript
  • MS 1394/1-2;EN Presentation copies made for Apsley Cherry-Garrard and Mrs Edward Wilson, 2 volumes, printed
  • MS 1537/2//32/33;D An anonymous article called 'Public imagination and the Polar regions', 4 leaves

Administrative / Biographical History

The collection relates to both expedition editions of The South Polar Times



Related Material

The Institute holds extensive archival collections for members of both the British National Antarctic Expedition, 1901-1904 (leader Robert Falcon Scott) and the British Antarctic Expedition, 1910-1913 (leader Robert Falcon Scott)