Bruce, Scottish Spitsbergen Syndicate and the Northern Exploration Co. Ltd.

Scope and Content

  • 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

Administrative / Biographical History

The Scottish Spitsbergen Syndicate was formed in 1909 to exploit the mineral resources of Svalbard. Bruce was the syndicate's Director.

Arrangement

Chronological.

Acquisition Information

Originally classed with Institute working files, but transferred to the archival manuscript collection in 1982

Geographical Names