The collection comprises of correspondence to Robert Falcon Scott written during the British National Antarctic Expedition, 1901-1904.
A W Morris collection
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- ReferenceGB 15 A W Morris
- Dates of Creation1903
- Name of Creator
- Language of MaterialEnglish.
- Physical DescriptionCorrespondence (1 leaf)
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Administrative / Biographical History
A W Morris was serving on board the Royal Navy cruiser HMS Gibraltar a during the period when Discovery was in the Antarctic with the British National Antarctic Expedition, 1901-1904. Morris wrote to the expeditions leader Robert Falcon Scott.
The correspondence is arranged chronologically.
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Descriptions compiled by N. Boneham, Assistant Archivist with assistance from R. Stancombe and reference to Robert Keith Headland Antarctic Chronology, unpublished corrected revision of Chronological list of Antarctic expeditions and related historical events, (1 December 2001) Cambridge University Press (1989) ISBN 0521309034 and Warships on the web
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Clive Holland Manuscripts in the Scott Polar Research Institute, Cambridge, England - a catalogue, Garland Publishing New York and London (1982) ISBN 0824093941.
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