The collection comprises of correspondence by Nathorst to the polar explorer William Speirs Bruce
Alfred Nathorst collection
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- ReferenceGB 15 Alfred Nathorst
- Dates of Creation1910
- Name of Creator
- Language of MaterialEnglish.
- Physical DescriptionCorrespondence (1 leaf)
Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
Alfred Gabriel Nathorst was born in November 1850. A Swedish palaeontologist he published several works. He died in January 1921
The correspondence to Bruce is arranged chronologically
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Descriptions compiled by N. Boneham, Assistant Archivist with assistance from R. Stancombe and reference to Exploring Polar Frontiers, a historical encyclopaedia by William Mills, San Diego and Oxford, 2003
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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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