Armitage, correspondence

Scope and Content

  • MS 101/13/1-2;D Letters (2) William Speirs Bruce 1911 and 1912 [Mainly personal news, mentions having heard from Lawrence Oates on British Antarctic Expedition, 1910-1913 and from Reginald Koettlitz in Africa] 2 leaves, holograph
  • MS 1368/3;D Letter to Hartley Travis Ferrar, 12 October 1931 [Personal news] 2 leaves, holograph
  • MS 728;D Letter to Alfred Harmsworth (later Viscount Northcilffe), 27 February 1903 [From Discovery's winter quarters] 2 leaves, autograph
  • MS 287/5;D Letter to F G Jackson, 2 November 1895 [Concerning astronomical observations for position, written at Elmwood, Mys Flora, Zemlya Frantsa-Iosifa] 2 leaves, holograph
  • MS 287/6/1-2;D Letters (2) to Frederick George Jackson, 22 October 1897 and 3 June 1898, [Regarding position of hut at Mys Flora on the Jackson-Harmsworth Arctic Expedition, 1894-1898] holograph
  • MS 1325/4/1-2;D Letters (2) to Hugh Robert Mill, 7 July 1894 and 30 December 1932 First thanking him for advice, second personal news including poem on Scott's last expedition] 3 leaves, holograph
  • MS 100/11/1-8;D Letters (8) to Hugh Robert Mill, 1898 to 1939 [Including letters written from and references to British National Antarctic Expedition, 1901-1904] 11 leaves, holograph
  • MS 475/1/1-2;D Letters (2) to Sir Arthur Moore and to the Hon Miss Evelyn Moore, 26 February 1903 [Regarding the British National Antarctic Expedition, 1901-1904] holograph
  • MS 641/3;MJ Letter to Charles William Rawson Royds, 9 December 1902 [At the foot of the Western Mountains, altitude 4000 feet, ascending tomorrow possibly to a height of 7 or 8000 feet, instructions follow for depots to be laid and arrangements for being met in case of delay] microfilm
  • MS 356/43;D Letter to Robert Neal Rudmose Brown, 19 January 1933 [Thanking him for a copy of A Naturalist at the Poles ] 1 leaf, holograph
  • MS 366/12;ER Letter to Robert Falcon Scott 27 November 1902 [In Papers of British National Antarctic Expedition, 1902-1904, volume 2 item 29] autograph
  • MS 366/12;ER Letter to Robert Falcon Scott, 9 and 10 December 1902 [In Papers of British National Antarctic Expedition, 1902-1904, volume 2 item 33] autograph
  • MS 1453/45;D Letter to Robert Falcon Scott, 7 July 1907 [Personal news] 1 leaf, holograph
  • MS 367/1;D Memo on Sir Ernest Henry Shackleton received by Hugh Robert Mill, 24 May 1922, 4 leaves, typescript
  • MS 342/18;D Letter to Reginald William Skelton, 19 December 1903 [Greeting him on his arrival in the Antarctic, giving general news] 1 leaf, holograph

Administrative / Biographical History

The correspondence covers both the Jackson-Harmsworth Arctic Expedition, 1894-1897 (leader Frederick George Jackson) and the British National Antarctic Expedition, 1901-1904 (leader Robert Falcon Scott) and subsequent correspondence.

Arrangement

The correspondence is arranged alphabetically by recipient.

Related Material

See separate sub-fonds for expedition material.