Larmor, correspondence

Scope and Content

  • MS 1453/128/1-2;D Letters (2) to Robert Falcon Scott, 2 July 1905 to 5 July 1905 [On Bernacchi's involvement with work on the magnetic results of the British National Antarctic Expedition, 1901-1904] 2 leaves, holograph

Administrative / Biographical History

The British National Antarctic Expedition, 1901-1904 (leader Robert Falcon Scott) undertook the first extensive exploration on land in Antarctica. Funding came from the Government, the Royal Society, the Royal Geographical Society and private donations. The expedition set up base at McMurdo Sound from where sledging parties carried out recognisance and scientific programmes. The correspondence relates to the publication of some of the scientific results obtained during the expedition.



Related Material

The Institute holds over seventy archival collections containing material relating to this expedition, see GB 015 British National Antarctic Expedition, 1901-1904 for more information.