- MS 1433/4;D Letter (draft) to Louis Charles Bernacchi, 22 May 1923, 1 leaf, holograph (Xerox)
- MS 1433/3/1-2;D Letters (2) to William Colbeck, 13 January and 22 April 1908 [Regarding the British Antarctic Expedition, 1907-1909] 9 leaves, holograph (Xerox)
- MS 1433/5;D Letter to the Editor of John Bull, 3 December 1909 [Regarding British Antarctic Expedition, 1907-1909] 1 leaf, holograph (Xerox)
- MS 1433/6/1-4;D Correspondence (3 letters) with Joseph John Kinsey, 20 March to 3 April 1908 [Regarding British Antarctic Expedition, 1907-1909] 6 leaves, holograph and typescript (Xerox)
- MS 1433/7/1-9;D Letters (9) with Sir Clements Markham, 12 December 1903 to 8 December 1909 [Regarding Morning and Nimrod ] 20 leaves, holograph (Xerox)
- MS 100/29/1-13;D Letters (13) to Hugh Robert Mill, 1923 to 1924 [On errors in Mill's Life of Shackleton, regarding England's part in the British Antarctic Expedition, 1907-1908]
- MS 1537/2/17/7;D Letter to Emily Shackleton, Christchurch, [Regarding British Antarctic Expedition, 1907-1909]
- MS 1433/8/1-7;D Letters (2) to Jessica Turner (his fiance), 2 January [19--] to February 1908, plus five other drafts and fragments of letters written in the same period [Regarding the British Antarctic Expedition, 1907-1909] 35 leaves, holograph
- MS 1433/9/1-12;D Testimonials of good service and of good character, 1904 to 1909 [Twelve testimonials, partly following his service on the Morning, 1902-1904, and written by Sir Clements Markham, Robert Falcon Scott, William Colbeck, and others] 20 leaves, holograph and typescript (Xerox)
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- Dates of Creation1907-1924
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- Physical DescriptionCorrespondence
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Administrative / Biographical History
The correspondence covers the British Relief Expedition to the British National Antarctic Expedition, 1901-1904 (leader Robert Falcon Scott and the British Antarctic Expedition, 1907-1909 (leader Ernest Henry Shackleton), This expedition sailed south on board Nimrod. A shore party of 15 set up base on the Antarctic continent; they discovered nearly 500km of the Transantarctic Mountains flanking the Ross Ice Shelf. A party climbed Mount Erebus (3794 m), Ross Island. A southern party consisting of Shackleton, Jameson Adams, Eric Marshall and Frank Wild found a route up the Beardmore Glacier and sledged to within 180km of the pole.
A second party sledged to he region of the South Magnetic pole and exploration of the area around the Ferrar Glacier was also conducted.
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