Grant, correspondence

Scope and Content

  • MS 301/12/1-3;D Letters (3) to Benjamin Leigh Smith, 6 November 1880 to 3 April 1881 [Regarding photographs taken during voyage of the Eira] 3 leaves, autograph

Administrative / Biographical History

The British Exploring Expedition, 1880 (leader Benjamin Leigh Smith) set out to explore East Greenland, Svalbard and the Russian Arctic. Exploring 176 km of new coast in Zemlya Frantsa-Iosifa. Leigh Smith and Eira returned to the Arctic with the British Exploring Expedition, 1881-1882.



Related Material

The Institute holds several archival collections containing material relating to this expedition see SPRI collections GB 015 Benjamin Leigh Smith, GB 015 William Baxter