Worsley, papers

Scope and Content

  • MS 1529/1/1; Sketch, 1889 [Apprentice ship Raikain] 1 leaf
  • MS 1616/1;D Letter of recommendation, 5 October [19--] [For Frank Worsley from the Captain of HMS Swiftshure, Channel Fleet]
  • MS 1529/1/12;D Statement of Royal Naval service, 20 March 1918, 1 leaf
  • MS 1616/2;D Letter outlining the Worsley family history, 15 January 1923, holograph
  • MS 1631;D Lecture tour ephemera, various dates, holograph
  • MS 1613/15;D Menu from a memorial dinner at St Johns College, Cambridge in honour of James Weddell, 24 February 1923, signed by leading polar figures, holograph
  • MS 1613/12;D Letter from Lt Colonel C J M Thornhill, 24 April 1923 [About Frank Worsley and the expedition to Iceland aboard the topsail schooner Annie] Photostat
  • MS 1529/2/1;D Publicity leaflets, undated [For lecture in London] 1 leaf
  • MS 1529/2/2;D Requests for lectures, 1932-1935, 39 leaves
  • MS 1529/2/3;D Lecture notes, undated, 7 leaves
  • MS 1529/4;D Publicity leaflets [On Shackleton, Frozen North and Cocos Islands] 5 leaves
  • MS 1529/2/5;D Cartoons, undated [Regarding lectures]
  • MS 1529/9/13;BPC Press Cuttings, April 1920 to May 1927
  • MS 1529/9/15;BJ Photographs

Administrative / Biographical History

Biographical notes consisting of Worsley family genealogy, notes on Frank's carrier etc.