The collection comprises of correspondence by Seymour to Robert Falcon Scott and his wife Kathleen regarding the British Antarctic Expedition, 1910-1913 (leader Robert Falcon Scott).
Edward Hobart Seymour collection
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- ReferenceGB 15 Edward Hobart Seymour
- Dates of Creation1910-1912
- Name of Creator
- Language of MaterialEnglish.
- Physical DescriptionCorrespondence (3 leaves)
Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
Edward Hobart Seymour was born in 1849, a contemporary of Robert Falcon Scott and his wife Kathleen, he died in 1929.
The correspondence is arranged alphabetically by recipient.
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Descriptions compiled by N. Boneham, Assistant Archivist with assistance from R. Stancombe and reference to Robert Keith Headland Antarctic Chronology, unpublished corrected revision of Chronological list of Antarctic expeditions and related historical events, (1 December 2001) Cambridge University Press (1989) ISBN 0521309034
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Clive Holland Manuscripts in the Scott Polar Research Institute, Cambridge, England - a catalogue, Garland Publishing New York and London (1982) ISBN 0824093941.
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