Blomkvist, correspondence

Scope and Content

  • MS 287/7;D Letter to Frederick George Jackson, 27 February 1895 [Application to join expedition] holograph

Administrative / Biographical History

The Jackson-Harmsworth Arctic Expedition, 1894-1897 (leader Frederick George Jackson) spent three years in Franz Joseph Land. Sledging expeditions were undertaken and the expedition met Fritdjof Nansen of the Norwegian North Polar Expedition, 1893-1896 (leader Fritdjof Nansen) on 17 June 1896.

Arrangement

Chronological

Related Material

The Institute holds several archival collections containing material relating to this expedition see SPRI collection GB 15 British Exploring Expedition, 1894-1897 for a full list

Corporate Names