Dame Janet, correspondence

Scope and Content

  • MS 100/115/1-3;D Letters (3) to Hugh Robert Mill, 1922 to 1923, holograph
  • MS 1537/2/40/12-13 & 16-25;D Letters (12) to Ernest Henry and Emily Shackleton, May 1914 to June 1922 [Includes an invitation to visit the Endurance, a holograph copy of 'To my Friend' by Janet Stancomb-Wills and copies of Shacks by DIB]

Administrative / Biographical History

The correspondence relates to the Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition [Weddell and Ross Sea Parties], 1914-1917 (leader Sir Ernest Henry Shackleton) and correspondence to the geographer Hugh Robert Mill who wrote a biography of Sir Ernest first published in 1923.



Related Material

The Institute holds extensive archival collections for Sir Ernest Shackleton and the Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition, 1914-1917.