Albert Hodge collection

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

The collection comprises of correspondence with Antarctic explorer Apsley Cherry-Garrard (assistant zoologist, British Antarctic Expedition, 1910-1913).

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.

Arrangement

The correspondence is arranged chronologically.

Conditions Governing Access

By appointment.

Some materials deposited at the Institute are NOT owned by the Institute. In such cases the archivist will advise about any requirements imposed by the owner. These may include seeking permission to read, extended closure, or other specific conditions.

Note

Anyone wishing to consult material should ensure they note the entire MS reference and the name of the originator.

The term holograph is used when the item is wholly in the handwriting of the author. The term autograph is used when the author has signed the item.

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Who was who, 1916-1928 volume 2, Adam & Charles Black, London (1947) and Robert Keith Headland Antarctic Chronology, unpublished corrected revision of Chronological list of Antarctic expeditions and related historical events, (1 December 2001) Cambridge University Press (1989) ISBN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

Other Finding Aids

Clive Holland Manuscripts in the Scott Polar Research Institute, Cambridge, England - a catalogue, Garland Publishing New York and London (1982) ISBN 0824093941.

Additional finding aids are available at the Institute.

Conditions Governing Use

Copying material by photography, electrostat, or scanning device by readers is prohibited. The Institute may be able to provide copies of some documents on request for lodgement in publicly available repositories. This is subject to conservation requirements, copyright law, and payment of fees.

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Accruals

Further accessions possible.