Evans, correspondence

Scope and Content

  • MS 1448;D Letter to Arthur Casement, London, 3 May 1910 [Offering him a vacancy as seaman on the Terra Nova] 1 leaf, typescript
  • MS 660/4;D Letter to Bernard Day, 18 October 1913 [Refers to a bonus of 250 to be given to Day by the committee] autograph, typescript
  • MS 1368/7;D Letter to Hartley Travers Ferrar, 1 July 1929 [Brief note on coming to New Zealand] typescript
  • Ms 1319/1/1-4;D Letters (4) to Percy Lewis, 1910 to 1913 [The letters relate to the progress of the British Antarctic Expedition, 1910-1913, letter number 2 from Cape Evans, 20 September 1911 tells of a depot journey to Corner Camp. (Evans had stayed at Lewis's home prior to the departure of the expedition and the two subsequently became close friends)] 10 leaves, holograph
  • MS 1492;D Letter to Cyril Longhurst, 14 April 1903 [General conversational only brief reference to voyage of Morning] 2 leaves, holograph (Xerox)
  • MS 564/3;D Letter to Albert Hastings Markham, 3 February 1913 for Terra Nova [Returns Markham's letter to Robert Falcon Scott. His regrets on the loss of the Pole Party] photocopy
  • MS 1453/83;D Letter to Sir Clements Markham, 7 July 1909 [Outline of a plan for an Antarctic expedition] 4 leaves, typescript
  • MS 6;D Letter to Sir Clements Markham, 28 September 1910 [News of the British Antarctic Expedition, 1910-1913] holograph
  • MS 100/30;D Letter to Hugh Robert Mill, 27 January 1939, HMS Milford [Brief note of thanks]
  • MS 1016/344-45;D Letters (2) to Caroline Oates (mother of Lawrence), 3 February 1913 [First from Terra Nova at sea, praise for Oates] holograph
  • MS 620;D Letter to A.D. Pass, a subscriber to the expedition funds, 30 December 1910 [From latitude 72° 30°'S, longitude 176° 35'E (Ross Sea), brief outline of proceedings of the British Antarctic Expedition] autograph on headed expedition paper
  • MS 1013/2/1-8;D Letters (8) to Daniel Radcliffe, 1910 to 1916 [Expressions of friendship, news of the British Antarctic Expedition, 1910-1913, later news of the war] 27 leaves, holograph (Xerox copy)
  • MS 1488/2;BJ Letter to Kathleen Scott, 29 December 1910 [In Scott's last expedition Kathleen Scott's copy, volume 2 facing p290, brief news of British Antarctic Expedition, 1910-1913] 1 leaf, holograph
  • MS 1453/84/1-2;D Letters (2) to Kathleen Scott, 14 May and 29 October 1913 [On help from Scott Memorial Fund for Mrs Brissenden, whose husband died off New Zealand while surveying for the 1910-1913 expedition] 2 leaves, typescript
  • MS 1453/85/1-2;D Letters (2) to Robert Falcon Scot, 4 March 1907 and 14 December 1909 [Applying to join Scott's next Antarctic expedition] 4 leaves, holograph and typescript
  • MS 1301;D Letter to Robert Falcon Scott, 11 July 1909 [Delighted at good news and will see Scott as soon as possible] 1 leaf, holograph
  • MS 342/22;D Letter to Reginald William Skelton, British Antarctic Expedition, London, 29 March 1910 [Regarding British Antarctic Expedition, 1910-1913] 1 leaf, typescript
  • MS 1453/86;D Letter to Sir Edward Speyer, 6 September 1913 [On a statement in the press about expedition finances] 1 leaf, typescript (carbon copy)
  • MS 774/4;D Letter to Thomas Williamson, 27 May 1932 [Accepting invitation to tea] typescript
  • MS 1178/7-9;D Letters (3) to Charles Wright, 1913 [London, 6 September 1913 asks Wright to send him the chronometer journal, 2, 11 September 1913 raises points about chronometer comparison book, photographs and data on the Barrier, 3 London, 18 September 1913, asks Wright to send him the chronometer comparison book] holograph and typescript (Xerox)

Administrative / Biographical History

Correspondence, some of which was written during or relates to the British Antarctic Expedition, 1910-1913 (leader Robert Falcon Scott).


The correspondence is arranged alphabetically by recipient.

Additional Information

MS 564/3;D Original in National Maritime Museum (ms.61/020)