Wild, correspondence

Scope and Content

  • MS 1078/3/1;D Letters (4) to Mrs A C Bostock (cousin), 1902 to 1917 [Including letters sent from the British National Antarctic Expedition, 1901-1904 and the Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition, 1914-1916] 6 leaves, holograph
  • MS 1078/3/2;D Letter to Edwin Bostock, 20 March 1917 [Regarding job in Archangel] 1 leaf, holograph
  • MS 1201;MJ Letter to James William Dell, 12 October 1909 [General news] microfilm
  • MS 1201;MJ Letter to James William Dell, 12 October 1909 [General news] microfilm
  • MS 1591/1/2/8;D Letter to George Douglas, 3 December 1922 [Answers questions about publishing of book] 1 leaf, holograph
  • MS 1591/1/2/10;D Letter to George Douglas, 7 December 1922 [Regarding Shackleton-Rowett Antarctic Expedition] 1 leaf, holograph
  • MS 1591/1/2/9;D Letter to George Douglas, 19 December 1922 [Asks for manuscript of geological log, Shackleton-Rowett Antarctic Expedition, 1921-1922] 1 leaf, holograph
  • MS 1591/1/2/2;D Letter to Arthur Hinks (Royal Geographical Society), 2 December 1922 [Regarding publication of the article in Royal Geographical Journal ] 1 leaf, holograph
  • MS 1591/1/2/3;D Letter to Arthur Hinks (Royal Geographical Society), 6 December 1922 [Regards publication of article] 1 leaf, holograph
  • MS 1591/1/2/4;D Letter to Arthur Hinks (Royal Geographical Society), 9 December 1922 [Regards publication of article] 1 leaf, holograph
  • MS 1591/1/2/5;D Letter to Arthur Hinks (Royal Geographical Society), 20 December 1922 [Regards publication of article] 1 leaf, holograph
  • MS 928/4;D Letter to Douglas Mawson, 28 October 1912 [Written during the Australasian Antarctic Expedition, 1911-1914 from the Grottoes, Shackleton Glacier] 1 leaf, holograph
  • MS 100/116/1-2;D Letters (2) to Hugh Robert Mill, 27 September and 10 December 1922 [Notes regarding Mill's book] 2 leaves, holograph
  • MS 944/11;D Letter for Outspan, 1932 [Including an article regarding the disappearance of the Korbenhaven between Buenos Aries and Australia in 1928] 7 leaves, typescript and holograph
  • MS 944/8;D Letter to Privett, undated [Letter of thanks] 1 leaf, holograph
  • MS 1591/1/2/1;D Letter to John Quiller Rowett, 7 January 1921, [Notification of the death of Ernest Henry Shackleton, with plans outlined for rest of voyage] 1 leaf, holograph
  • Ms 1453/184;D Letter to Robert Falcon Scott, 31 November 1905 [Thanks for gift of Discovery narrative] 1 leaf, holograph
  • MS 100/117;D Letter to Lady Emily Shackleton, 24 August 1932, 2 leaves, holograph
  • MS 1078/3/3;D Letter to Benjamin Wild (father), 7 October 1914 [Regarding Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition, 1914-1916] 1 leaf, copy
  • MS 1078/3/4;D Letters (8) to Miss Margaret Wild (Cousin), 1904 to 1922 [Including letters written from the British National Antarctic Expedition, 1901-1904, the Australasian Antarctic expedition, 1911-1914, Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition, 1914-1916 and the Shackleton-Rowett Antarctic Expedition, 1921-1922] 19 leaves, holograph
  • MS 1078/3/5;D Letters (2) to Rupert Wild (brother), 14 January 1908 and 28 November 1938 [From Nimrod during the British Antarctic Expedition, 1907-1909, giving account of voyage south from New Zealand and Haenertsburg, South Africa] 2 leaves
  • MS 1078/3/6;D Letter to Rene (niece), 28 November 1935 [Written from the Transvaal giving news of recent events] 4 leaves, holograph
  • MS 1591/1/2/6;D Letter to Frank Worsley, 3 December 1922 [Requests the Hydrographic report for publication in the book of the Shackleton-Rowett Antarctic Expedition, 1912-1922] 1 leaf, holograph
  • MS 1591/1/2/7;D Letter to Frank Worsley, 19 December 1922 [Discusses Hydrographic report and asks for the map belonging to George Douglas] 1 leaf, holograph
  • MS 944/10/1-4;D Letters (4) to obtain a pension, 1938 to 1939 [Pensions given from the Royal Bounty Fund and Civil List] 6 leaves, typescript and holograph
  • MS 944/9;D Letter to unnamed man, [1935] [Regarding life since the Shackleton-Rowett Antarctic Expedition] 6 leaves, holograph
  • MS 1413;D Letter to Fred, 27 January and 18 February 1908 [Account of the first months of the British Antarctic Expedition, 1907-1909] 5 leaves, holograph (Xerox)

Administrative / Biographical History

The correspondence includes letters written during or regarding all five Antarctic expeditions Wild was a member of. Other letters relate to Sir Ernest Henry Shackleton.

Arrangement

The correspondence is arranged alphabetically by recipient.