- MS 101/103;Company Papers, correspondence and other material relating to the Scottish Spitsbergen Syndicate, 1905-1919, and the Northern Exploration Company Ltd. 1913-1918, assembled by William Speirs Bruce in his capacity as a Director of the Scottish Spitsbergen Syndicate [3 files, Scottish Spitsbergen Syndicate miscellaneous, 1905-1919, correspondence between the Secretary of Scottish Spitsbergen Syndicate and the Foreign Office, 1912-1916 and Scottish Spitsbergen Syndicate correspondence with and concerning the Northern Exploration Co. 1913-1918] 1 box
Bruce, Scottish Spitsbergen Syndicate and the Northern Exploration Co. Ltd.
- This material is held at
- ReferenceGB 15 William Speirs Bruce/Scottish Spitsbergen Syndicate and the Northern Exploration Co Ltd
- Dates of Creation1905 - 1919
- Name of Creator
- Physical Description1 box
Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
The Scottish Spitsbergen Syndicate was formed in 1909 to exploit the mineral resources of Svalbard. Bruce was the syndicate's Director.
Originally classed with Institute working files, but transferred to the archival manuscript collection in 1982