Grinnell, correspondence

Scope and Content

  • MS 248/415/1;D Letter to Sophia Cracroft, 6 January 1870 [Regarding Charles Hall's discoveries in the Arctic]
  • MS 248/415/2;D Letter to Jane, Lady Franklin, 12 June 1868, holograph
  • MS 248/415/3;D Letter (extract) to Robert Grinnell, 1856 [On Elisha Kent Kane]

Administrative / Biographical History

The correspondence relates to the search for the missing British Naval Northwest Passage Expedition, 1845-1848 (leader Sir John Franklin)



Related Material

The Institute holds archival collections for Jane Franklin and Sophia Cracroft