Central News, British Antarctic Expedition, 1910-1913

Scope and Content

  • MS 1453/61;D Correspondence and other papers, undated [Regarding the agreement between Robert Falcon Scott and Central News for the latter to act as worldwide agents for newspaper accounts of the expedition. Papers include draft of agreement between Scott and Central News, and letter to Scott from his solicitor Arthur Farrer] 11 leaves, holograph and typescript

Administrative / Biographical History

The British Antarctic Expedition, 1910-1913 (leader Robert Falcon Scott) carried out scientific and exploration from a base at Cape Evens. Central News dispatched reports of the expedition's progress to newspapers around the world under an agreement reached with Robert Falcon Scott.


As deposited.

Related Material

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