Lindsey, correspondence

Scope and Content

  • MS 101/56/1-2;D Letters (2) to William Speirs Bruce, 1910 to 1911 [Personal News] 2 leaves, holograph

Administrative / Biographical History

The correspondence is with the polar explorer William Speirs Bruce who led the Scottish National Antarctic Expedition, 1902-1904, this expedition carried out a broad scientific programme which saw the creation of a meteorological observatory being erected on Laurie Island (South Orkney Islands), this observatory was transferred to Argentine control by the expedition. Lindsey ran the observatory between 1909-1910.

Arrangement

Chronological

Related Material

The Institute holds several archival collections for the expedition, see SPRI collections GB 015 Scottish National Antarctic Expedition, 1902-1904, ships logs and plans GB 015 William Speirs Bruce