- MS 1365/1/1-2;D Letters (2) to Mr and Mrs [Brewer], 14 February  and to Jesse and Emma, undated [Regarding progress of the British Antarctic Expedition, 1910-1913] 6 leaves, holograph (Xerox)
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- Dates of Creation14 February 
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The British Antarctic Expedition, 1910-1913 (leader Robert Falcon Scott) spent two winters at Cape Evans on Ross Island. Extensive scientific investigations and exploration were undertaken. After successfully reaching the South Pole on 17 January 1912 Scott and his companions (Henry Bowers, Edgar Evans, Lawrence Oates and Edward Wilson) perished during the return journey.
The correspondence is arranged chronologically.