The collection comprises of correspondence with Antarctic explorer Apsley Cherry-Garrard (assistant zoologist, British Antarctic Expedition, 1910-1913).
Albert Hodge collection
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- ReferenceGB 15 Albert Hodge
- Dates of Creation1914-1915
- Name of Creator
- Language of MaterialEnglish.
- Physical DescriptionCorrespondence (3 leaves)
Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
Albert Hemstock Hodge was born in Scotland in 1875. He studied architecture at the Glasgow School of Art where he regularly won local and national prizes for modelling and architectural design. Turning his attention to sculpture, he executed work for major buildings in England, Scotland, Wales and Canada.
Among his commissions for sculpture is the Scott Memorial in Devonport, dedicated to the polar party who perished on the British Antarctic Expedition, 1910-1913 (leader Robert Falcon Scott). Hodge died on 27 January 1918.
The correspondence is arranged chronologically.
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Descriptions compiled by N. Boneham, Assistant Archivist with assistance from R. Stancombe and reference to Glasgow-City of Sculpture and Who was who, 1916-1928 volume 2, Adam & Charles Black, London (1947) and Robert Keith Headland Antarctic Chronology, unpublished corrected revision of Chronological list of Antarctic expeditions and related historical events, (1 December 2001) Cambridge University Press (1989) ISBN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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