Shackleton, correspondence

Scope and Content

  • MS 1581/2/5;D Letter to Duncan Carse, 3 July 1980 [Arrangements to meet] typescript
  • MS 1603/1/49-50;D Letters (2) to Thomas H Harrisson, 1932, holograph
  • MS 1581/2/6;D Letter to Geoffrey Hattersley-Smith, 17 March 1983 [Regarding Ernest Henry Shackleton's crossing of South Georgia] typescript
  • MS 1620;D Correspondence with Harry Stalworthy [Photocopies of holograph letters held by The Arctic Institute of North America, University of Calgary]
  • MS 1603/1/53-58;D Letter and telegrams (5) to unknown persons, 9 August to 14 December 1934 [From Greenland] holograph
  • MS 1603/36/1-11;D Correspondence 1934-1936 Telegram to Edward Shackleton 17 July 1934, Gudhjem, typescript Nielsen Hans, Kap York Stationen, letter to Edward Shackleton, 26 November 1934, Thule, typescript Letter to Canadian Radio Commission, undated, holograph Department of the Interior, Ottawa letter to Edward Shackleton to authorise the establishment of a short wave radio station at Bache Peninsula, 13 September 1934, typescript with autograph Humphreys Dr G, letter to Edward Shackleton 30 January 1935, Robertson Bay, holograph Reeves, E A, letter to Edward Shackleton 17 June 1935, London, holograph Anonymous Hugh, letter to Edward Shackleton 3 July 1935, London sent to Thule via Copenhagen, envelope attached, holograph Open letter refuting claims that an attempt to depose Dr Humphreys was made, undated, typescript and autograph A note addressed to David Haig Thomas about eating a whole walrus, undated Humphreys Dr G, a note written on cardboard to Edward Shackleton or Robert Bentham, undated, holograph Humphreys Dr G, a note addressed to Edward Shackleton or Robert Bentham, 15 April 1935, holograph
  • MS 1603/59;D Correspondence regarding Edward Shackleton's appointment as a life peer, 1958, holograph and typescript
  • MS 1603/52;D Correspondence relating to business and political career, typescript
  • MS 1603/61;D Correspondence regarding Lord Shackleton's Garter, insurance and storage, 1977-1986, typescript, autograph
  • MS 1603/62;D Correspondence regarding The Order of the Garter, 218 letters, 1977-1993, holograph, typescript
  • MS 1603/64;D Correspondence regarding The Royal Geographical Society, 1974-1990, typescript, autograph
  • MS 1603/99;BJ Correspondence regarding the Order of the Garter Knighthood, 1974, holograph
  • MS 1603/63;D Miscellaneous correspondence regarding the Knights of the Garter, 1980-1986, typescript, autograph
  • MS 1603/65;D Correspondence regarding Edward Shackleton's election to Fellow of the Royal Society, holograph, typescript, 1989
  • MS 1603/49;D Political correspondence with constituents, 1946-1949

Administrative / Biographical History

The correspondence includes material relating to awards granted to Shackleton and mention of the Ellesmere Island expedition.