The collection comprises of correspondence by Howard de Walden to Reginald Pound regarding the British Antarctic Expedition, 1910-1913 (leader Robert Falcon Scott).
Howard de Walden collection
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- ReferenceGB 15 Howard de Walden
- Dates of Creation1965
- Name of Creator
- Language of MaterialEnglish.
- Physical DescriptionCorrespondence (1 leaf)
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Administrative / Biographical History
John Osmael Scott-Ellis, ninth Baron Howard de Walden and fifth Baron Seaford, was born on 27 November 1912, son of Thomas Evelyn Scott-Ellis (1880-1946). He was educated at Eton College and Magdalene College, Cambridge. He served as director and chairman of Howard de Walden Estates Ltd. He died in 1999.
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Assistant Archivist with assistance from R. Stancombe and reference to Robert Keith Headland Antarctic Chronology, unpublished corrected revision of Chronological list of Antarctic expeditions and related historical events, (1 December 2001) Cambridge University Press (1989) ISBN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 Who's who 1992, A&C Black, London (1992) and Genealogy
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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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