Hodge, correspondence

Scope and Content

  • MS 559/76/1-3;D Letters (3) to Apsley Cherry-Garrard, 15 July 1914 to 17 July 1915 [Regarding the memorial to the Pole Party, British Antarctic Expedition, 1910-1913] 3 leaves, autograph

Administrative / Biographical History

The British Antarctic Expedition, 1910-1913 (leader Robert Falcon Scott) carried out a broad scientific and exploration program. Scott along with Edward Wilson, Henry Bowers, Lawrence Oates and Edgar Evans reached the South Pole on 17 January 1912. The party died on the return journey. Cherry-Garrard served as assistant zoologist during the expedition.

Related Material

The Institute holds over a hundred archival collections containing material relating to this expedition see SPRI collection GB 15 British Antarctic Expedition, 1910-1913 for more information.