The collection comprises of correspondence by MacKinlay to Vilhjalmur Stefansson
W L MacKinlay collection
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- ReferenceGB 15 W L MacKinlay
- Dates of Creation1919-1920
- Name of Creator
- Language of MaterialEnglish.
- Physical DescriptionCorrespondence (10 leaves)
Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
W L MacKinlay was a contemporary of the Arctic Explorer and Ethnologist Vilhjalmur Stefansson (1879-1962)
The correspondence to Stefansson is arranged chronologically
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Descriptions compiled by N. Boneham, Assistant Archivist with assistance from R. Stancombe and reference to Exploring Polar Frontiers, a historical encyclopaedia by William Mills, San Diego and Oxford, 2003
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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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