- MS 101/51;D Letter to William Speirs Bruce, 23 December 1909 [Brief notes on observations made from Uruguay, 1903] 1 leaf, holograph
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- ReferenceGB 15 Julan Irzar/Correspondence
- Dates of Creation29 December 1909
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- Language of MaterialEnglish.
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The Argentine Relief Expedition, 1903 (Captained by Irzar) was sent to rescue the Swedish South Polar Expedition, 1901-1903 (leader Nils Otto Nordenskjld) which had been stranded when their expedition ship Antarctic was crushed in pack ice. The Scottish National Antarctic Expedition, 1902-1903 led by Bruce had been making preparations to mount a relief voyage when news of the Uruguay's successful voyage.