Worsley, Russian papers

Scope and Content

  • MS 1529/1/16;D Report, 11 December 1918 [Winter conditions, Dvina river] 4 leaves
  • MS 1529/1/18;D Special sledge permit, 29 March 1919, 1 leaf
  • MS 1529/1/20;D Letter to General commander, [C Gorgan], 29 March 1919, 1 leaf
  • MS 1529/1/25;D Letter to Ted, 9 July 1919 [News of Russia] 6 leaves
  • MS 1529/1/26;D Cartoon, undated [Two Bolos try to do Worsley in] 1 leaf
  • MS 1529/1/27;D Report, 31 July 1919 [To General Gorgan on upper Pinega] 3 leaves
  • MS 1529/1/28;D Account, 2 May 1919 [Raid on Bolos] 5 leaves

Administrative / Biographical History

Worsley joined Shackleton and the North Russia Expeditionary Force in 1918. Other ex expedition members also served in this area. Worsley became a director of Arctic equipment and transport working in the Dvina River area.



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