Geddes, correspondence

Scope and Content

  • MS 101/43;D Letter to William Speirs Bruce, 21 March 1910 [Testimony to Bruce's success in promoting Antarctic exploration] 1 leaf, holograph

Administrative / Biographical History

The correspondence relates to Bruce's work in the Antarctic. (Bruce led the Scottish National Antarctic Expedition, 1902-1904, which carried out an extensive scientific programme and founded an observatory on Laurie Island, prior to that Bruce had sailed with the Dundee whaling fleet during the 1892-19893 season again caring out scientific work).

Arrangement

Chronological.

Related Material

The Institute holds an extensive archival collection for William Speirs Bruce.