Bailey, correspondence

Scope and Content

  • MS 559/29;D Letter to Apsley Cherry-Garrard, 27 February 1921 [Enquiring about a stuffed emperor penguin to replace the one taken at Terra Nova Bay in 1913] 1 leaf, autograph

Administrative / Biographical History

The correspondence relates to emperor penguins and the British Antarctic Expedition, 1910-1913 (leader Robert Falcon Scott).

Related Material

The Scott Polar Research Institute holds a number of photographs, film and other illustrative material in the Picture Library, some of which covers this expedition. The catalogue can be searched on line by going to the Picture Library Database and selecting the Enter Polar Pictures link.

The Institute holds over a hundred archival collections containing material relating to this expedition including one for Apsley Cherry-Garrard, see SPRI collection GB 015 British Antarctic Expedition, 1910-1913 for more information.