The collection comprises of correspondence by Lindsey to the polar explorer William Speirs Bruce on non polar matters.
Alexander Lindsey collection
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- ReferenceGB 15 Alexander Lindsey
- Dates of Creation1910-1911
- Name of Creator
- Language of MaterialEnglish.
- Physical DescriptionCorrespondence (2 leaves)
Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
The Scottish National Antarctic Expedition, 1902-1904 (leader William Speirs Bruce) set up a meteorological station on Laurie Island, South Orkney Islands. This station was later transferred to the Argentine government who continue to make observations there to this day. Alexander Lindsey ran the station for the 1909-1910 season.
The correspondence is arranged chronologically.
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Descriptions compiled by N. Boneham, Assistant Archivist with assistance from R. Stancombe and reference to Robert Keith Headland Antarctic Chronology, unpublished corrected revision of Chronological list of Antarctic expeditions and related historical events, (1 December 2001) Cambridge University Press (1989) ISBN 0521309034
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Clive Holland Manuscripts in the Scott Polar Research Institute, Cambridge, England - a catalogue, Garland Publishing New York and London (1982) ISBN 0824093941.
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