Wild, biographical material

Scope and Content

  • MS 1649/1;D Birth certificate, Photostat
  • MS 1449/2;D Correspondence regarding medals awarded, undated [From Royal Geographical Society, American Geographical Society, Board of Trade, The King, 1921-1924] 9 leaves
  • MS 1649/3;D Passport, 1923, 4 leaves, photocopy
  • MS 1078/3/8;D Certificates [Birth, marriage, divorce, remarriage, death, will] 22 leaves
  • MS 1139;MJ Memoirs, 1890-1916 [Written circa 1937] microfilm
  • MS 1630/1/1-4;D Posters and leaflets to advertise his Antarctic lectures, 1911-1923, 4 leaves, holograph
  • MS 944/3;D Notes, undated [Autobiographical reminiscences including details of the British National Antarctic Expedition, 1901-1904 (leader Robert Falcon Scott) and the British Antarctic Expedition, 1907-1909 (leader Ernest Henry Shackleton)] 5 leaves, holograph
  • MS 944/4/1-4;D Notes, undated [Accounts of polar experiences, medals, honours, Shackleton] 5 leaves, typescript and holograph
  • MS 944/5/1-8;D Lecture Notes, undated [Regarding Shackleton-Rowett Antarctic Expedition, 1921-1922] 90 leaves, typescript and holograph
  • MS 944/6/1-5;D Miscellaneous notes, undated [List of distances between islands of Southern ocean, differences between north and south polar regions, farming in Africa] 6 leaves, holograph
  • MS 1078/5;BPC Album, undated [Press cuttings and photographs relating to the expeditions on which Wild served] 1 volume
  • MS 1630/2/3;D Postcards (3) with notes on the reverse about Frank Wilds family history, May 1979 [Written by Laurie Wild] 3 leaves, holograph

Administrative / Biographical History

The material comprises of certificates, posters, press cuttings and notes on wild.



Alternative Form Available

MS 1139;MJ is a copy

Related Material

See SPRI collection Kenneth Graham Thomson regarding a proposed biography of Wild.

Additional Information

MS 1139;MJ In Mitchell Library Australia (1982)