Davis, correspondence

Scope and Content

  • MS 101/35/1-14;D Letters (14) to William Speirs Bruce, 1911 to 1913 [On his work during the Australasian Antarctic Expedition, 1911-1914 (leader Douglas Mawson)] 16 leaves holograph and typescript
  • MS 1547/32;D Letter to George Marston [Regarding Murray and Marston book, feels entitled to a copy as he provided the watercolour illustrations]
  • MS 1568/1/3;D Letter to Robert Mennell, 29 April 1908 [Referring to Shackleton and Captain England]
  • MS 1568/1/4;D Letter to Robert Mennell, 12 December 1909 [Regarding Mennell's health, dogs and book]
  • MS 100/22/1-19;D Letters (19) to Hugh Robert Mill, 1913 to 1948 [Early letters are concerned with the British Relief Expedition, 1917 which Davis led to rescue the survivors of the Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition, [Ross Sea Party] 1914-1917] 2 leaves, holograph
  • MS 356/51/1-13;D Letters (3) to Robert Neal Rudmose Brown, 19 August 1915 to 1 January 1951, 13 leaves, holograph and typescript
  • MS 1537/2/17/10;D Letter to Emily Shackleton, 23 April 1908 [Regarding Ernest Henry Shackleton]
  • MS 1537/2/31/2;D Letter to Sir Ernest Henry Shackleton, 4 March 1914 [Declines offer to join Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition, 1914-1916]
  • MS 1537/2/31/3;D Letter to Sir Ernest Henry Shackleton, 16 March 1914 [Discusses Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition plans]

Administrative / Biographical History

General correspondence on various Antarctic expeditions.


The correspondence is arranged alphabetically by recipient.