The collection comprises of correspondence by Haughton to Jane, Lady Franklin and papers relating to the Canadian Arctic
Samuel Haughton collection
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- ReferenceGB 15 Samuel Haughton
- Dates of Creation1857-1858
- Name of Creator
- Language of MaterialEnglish.
- Physical DescriptionCorrespondence (1 leaf) papers (1 sheet)
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Administrative / Biographical History
Samuel Haughton was born in Carlow in 1821. Educated at Carlow and Trinity College Dublin he was ordained deacon in 1846 and priest in 1847. His work in mathematical physics was complemented with a keen interest in geology and he was appointed professor of geology in the university of Dublin. He died in 1897
The collection is split into two sub-fonds comprising of correspondence and papers respectively
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Descriptions compiled by N. Boneham, Assistant Archivist with assistance from R. Stancombe and reference to Arctic, exploration and development c500 BC to 1915, an encyclopaedia by Clive Holland, Garland Publishing, London (1994) and Exploring Polar Frontiers, a historical encyclopaedia by William Mills, San Diego and Oxford, 2003 and Dictionary of National Biography
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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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