The collection comprises of correspondence by Hume to William Penny
John Hume collection
- This material is held at
- ReferenceGB 15 John Hume
- Dates of Creation1848-1850
- Name of Creator
- Language of MaterialEnglish.
- Physical DescriptionCorrespondence (20 leaves)
Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
John Hume was a contemporary of the Arctic explorer and whaler William Penny (b 1809) he was a ship owner from Dundee
The correspondence to Penny is arranged chronologically
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Descriptions compiled by N. Boneham, Assistant Archivist with assistance from R. Stancombe and reference to Arctic, exploration and development c500 BC to 1915, an encyclopaedia by Clive Holland, Garland Publishing, London (1994) and Exploring Polar Frontiers, a historical encyclopaedia by William Mills, San Diego and Oxford, 2003
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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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