The collection comprises of correspondence by Nell to her brother George Marston
Nell Cochrane collection
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- ReferenceGB 15 Nell Cochrane
- Dates of Creation1907
- Name of Creator
- Language of MaterialEnglish.
- Physical DescriptionCorrespondence (1 leaf)
Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
Nell Cochrane was the sister of the artist George Marston who sailed with Shackleton on the British Antarctic Expedition, 1907-1909 and the Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition, 1914-1916 [Weddell Sea Party] (both led by Shackleton)
The correspondence is arranged chronologically
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Descriptions compiled by N. Boneham, Assistant Archivist with assistance from R. Stancombe and reference to Antarctic Chronology, unpublished corrected revision of Chronological list of Antarctic expeditions and related historical events by Robert Keith Headland (1 December 2001) Cambridge University Press (1989) ISBN 0521309034 and 'George Marston' by Stephen Locke in The Polar Record (January 1997) volume 33 number 184 p65-70
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Clive Holland Manuscripts in the Scott Polar Research Institute, Cambridge, England - a catalogue, Garland Publishing New York and London (1982) ISBN 0824093941.
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