The collection comprises of correspondence by Churchwood regarding William Penny
J E Churchwood collection
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- ReferenceGB 15 J E Churchwood
- Dates of Creation1851-1852
- Name of Creator
- Language of MaterialEnglish
- Physical DescriptionCorrespondence (3 leaves)
Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
J E Churchwood was a contemporary of the whaler and explorer William Penny (1809-1892).
The correspondence is arranged alphabetically by recipient
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Descriptions compiled by N. Boneham, Assistant Archivist with assistance from R. Stancombe and reference to Arctic, exploration and development c500 BC to 1915, an encyclopaedia by Clive Holland Garland Publishing, London (1994) and Exploring Polar Frontiers, a historical encyclopaedia by William Mills San Diego and Oxford, 2003 and 'William Penny, 1809-1892, Arctic whaling master' by Clive Holland in The Polar Record volume 15 number 94 January 1970 p25-43
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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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