Fuchs, Commonwealth Trans-Antarctic Expedition, 1955-1958

Scope and Content

  • MS 1507/2/2;D Paper entitled 'Trans-Antarctic Journey', 13 July 1953 [Covering objectives, routes and planning with fuel consumption diagrams for Stonington Island and Vahsel Bay] 24 leaves, typescript
  • MS 622;D Plan for the journey, [22 August 1955] [Copy number 39] 24 leaves, typescript
  • MS 1425;BJ Journal, 14 November 1955 to 23 February 1958, 1 volume, [Original uncorrected] typescript
  • MS 1507/2/43;D Publicity handout, [195-] ['Some facts about the Trans-Antarctic Expedition'] typescript
  • MS 1536/1;BJ Journal, 14 November 1955 to 31 March 1957 [Private journal]
  • MS 1536/2;BJ Journal, 1 April 1957 to 17 March 1958 [Private journal]

Administrative / Biographical History

The Commonwealth Trans-Antarctic Expedition, 1955-1958 (led by Fuchs)crossed from the Weddell Sea to the Ross Sea via the South Pole.

Arrangement

Chronological