Pedley, correspondence

Scope and Content

  • MS 1453/145;D Letter to Robert Falcon Scott, 27 May 1907 [Regarding design of Scott's motor sledge] 3 leaves, holograph

Administrative / Biographical History

The correspondence relates to the period between Scott's return from the British National Antarctic Expedition, 1901-1904 and his departure in 1910 on the British Antarctic Expedition, 1910-1913. On this second expedition motor sledges were taken to the Antarctic.



Related Material

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

The institute holds several archival collections containing material on the development of motor sledges for polar work see SPRI collections GB 015 George Abbott, GB 015 Michael Barne, GB 015 Jean Baptiste Charcot, GB 015 Bernard Day, GB 015 Hugh Fortescue, GB 015 Howard De Walden, GB 015 Fridtjof Nansen, GB 015 Reginald Skelton and GB 015 Robert Falcon Scott