Howard de Walden, correspondence

Scope and Content

  • MS 761/24;D Letter to Reginald Pound, 18 October 1965 [Regarding his fathers financing of a motor sledge for Scott] 1 leaf, typed

Administrative / Biographical History

The correspondence relates to the use of motor sledges during the British Antarctic Expedition, 1910-1913 (leader Robert Falcon Scott).

Reginald Pound wrote a biography of Scott first published in 1966.



Related Material

The Institute holds over a hundred archival collections containing material relating to this expedition see SPRI collection British Antarctic Expedition, 1910-1913 for more information. These collections include GB 015 Bernard Day, GB 015 Robert Falcon Scott and GB 015 Reginald Skelton which all contain material on the development and use of motor sledges for polar exploration.


Reginald Pounds Scott of the Antarctic first published in 1966. SPRI Library shelf 92[Scott]