The collection comprises of the correspondence by Riley to Reginald William Skelton, regarding the British National Antarctic Expedition, 1901-1904 (leader Robert Falcon Scott).
M H Riley collection
- This material is held at
- ReferenceGB 15 M H Riley
- Dates of Creation1900
- Name of Creator
- Language of MaterialEnglish.
- Physical DescriptionCorrespondence (4 leaves)
Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
M H Riley was a contemporary of the members of the British National Antarctic Expedition, 1901-1904 (leader Robert Falcon Scott). During the summer and early autumn of 1900 he corresponded with Reginald William Skelton regarding the expedition.
The correspondence is arranged chronologically.
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Descriptions compiled by N. Boneham, Assistant Archivist with assistance from R. Stancombe and reference Robert Keith Headland Antarctic Chronology, unpublished corrected revision of Chronological list of Antarctic expeditions and related historical events, (1 December 2001) Cambridge University Press (1989) ISBN 0521309034
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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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