Harrison, British Exploring Expedition, 1905-1907

Scope and Content

  • MS 1571/1/1;BJ Journal, 15 June 1905 to 30 June 1907 [NWT Mackenzie Delta] original and photocopy
  • MS 908/1-2;BJ Journals (2) 25 June 1905 to 30 June 1907 [Weather, travel, lists of supplies] 2 volumes, holograph
  • MS 1571/1/2;BJ Journal, 1 July 1907 to 25 September 1907 [NWT Mackenzie Delta] original and photocopy

Administrative / Biographical History

The British Exploring Expedition, 1905-1907 (led by Harrison) sailed from Liverpool in June 1905. This was a private expedition, which Harrison hoped would uncover any unknown land. During 1906 Harrison joined the United States Anthropological Expedition, 1906-1907 (leader Vilhjalmur Stefansson) for the journey to Shingle Point.



Related Material

The Institute holds an archival collection for Hubert Darrell a fellow expedition member


In search of a polar continent 1905-1907 by Harrison, E Arnold, London 1908

Geographical Names