Mather, correspondence

Scope and Content

  • MS 559/95;D Letter to Apsley Cherry-Garrard, 30 June 1913 [Refers to his skins from the expedition of which Cherry-Garrard has taken charge] 1 leaf, autograph
  • MS 1013/3;D Letter to Daniel Radcliffe, 28 March 1911, Stewart Island [Lists compensations for not being included in the landing party, including a visit to Amundsen's camp] 4 leaves, holograph (Xerox copy)
  • MS 1537/2/30/20-21;D Letters (2) to Sir Ernest Henry Shackleton, 25 June 1914, 30 June 1914 [Regarding subscription to Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition, 1914-1916, with reply from Shackleton detailing finances]
  • MS 1178/10;D Letter to Charles Wright, 2 August 1913, London [Regarding the disposal of scientific instruments] 1 leaf, typescript, Xerox

Administrative / Biographical History

The correspondence relates to the British Antarctic Expedition, 1910-1913 (leader Robert Falcon Scott) on which Mather served and to the Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition, 1914-1916 (leader Sir Ernest Henry Shackleton).



Related Material

See SPRI collections GB 015 British Antarctic Expedition, 1910-1913 and GB 015 Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition, 1914-1916 for fuller lists of archival collections held by the Institute containing material on these expeditions.