The collection comprises of correspondence to the Antarctic explorer Apsley Cherry-Garrard (assistant zoologist, British Antarctic Expedition, 1910-1913) from the Bishop of Peterborough regarding non polar matters.
Edward Carr Glyn, Bishop of Peterborough, collection
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- ReferenceGB 15 Edward Carr Glyn, Bishop of Peterborough
- Dates of Creation1916
- Name of Creator
- Language of MaterialEnglish.
- Physical DescriptionCorrespondence (2 leaves)
Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
Edward Carr Glyn was born on 21 November 1843 in London. He was educated at Harrow and University College, Oxford. In 1868, he was ordained and served as curate of Doncaster before taking up an appointment as domestic chaplain to the Archbishop of York in 1871. He served as a vicar in Beverley, Doncaster and Kensington from 1872 until 1897, when he was appointed bishop of Peterborough, holding the see until 1916. He died on 14 November 1928.
The correspondence is arranged chronologically.
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Descriptions compiled by N. Boneham, Assistant Archivist with assistance from R. Stancombe and reference to Robert Keith Headland Antarctic Chronology, unpublished corrected revision of Chronological list of Antarctic expeditions and related historical events, (1 December 2001) Cambridge University Press (1989) ISBN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 and Who was who, 1916-1928, Adam & Charles Black, London (1947)
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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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