Young, correspondence

Scope and Content

  • MS 101/96;D Letter to William Speirs Bruce, 16 January 1910 [Regarding government grant] holograph
  • MS 248/493/1;D Letter (copy) to Great Britain Admiralty, 19 July 1876 [Regarding progress of Pandora]
  • MS 248/493/2;D Letter to Richard Collinson, 6 August 1857 [Regarding British Franklin Search Expedition, 1857-1859]
  • MS 248/493/3-4;D Letters (2) to Sophia Cracroft, 19 July 1860 and 15 July 1876 [Regarding the Fox and Pandora] 5 leaves, holograph
  • MS 248/493/5;D Letter to Jane, Lady Franklin, 19 July 1860 [Account of Queen Victoria's visit to the Fox] 2 leaves, holograph
  • MS 1453/194;D Letter to Robert Falcon Scott, [19--] [On Scott's desire to fly the White Ensign on Discovery] holograph

Administrative / Biographical History

The correspondence relates to Arctic and Antarctic exploration and covers the Franklin search period in the Arctic through to the 'Heroic Age' of Antarctic exploration.



Related Material

The Institute holds archival collections for McClintock, Scott and Franklin.