Smith, correspondence

Scope and Content

  • MS 559/124/1-2;D Letters (2) to Apsley Cherry-Garrard, 26 December [1913] and 27 December 1917 [Regarding memento of Edward Adrian Wilson and letter of thanks on death of Reginald) 1916)] 3 leaves, autograph
  • MS 559/125/1-4;D Letters (4) to Evelyn Cherry-Garrard (mother of Apsley), 11 February to 1 April 1913 [Regarding the return of the British Antarctic Expedition, 1910-1913] 4 leaves, autograph

Administrative / Biographical History

The correspondence relates to the death of Edward Wilson on the return from the South pole in 1913 the death of her husband Reginald in 1916 and other matters appertaining to the British Antarctic Expedition, 1910-1913 (leader Robert Falcon Scott).

Related Material

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