Shackleton, general papers

Scope and Content

  • MS 667/13;ER Papers, 1938-1939 [Relating to proposed expedition] 1 volume
  • MS 1603/67;D Various certificates and honours, 1930-1990, holograph
  • MS 1603/69;D Testimonial written for Edward Shackleton by Douglas Veale, 1939, typescript
  • MS 1603/48;D Election publications, 1945-1955 [From election campaigns in Epson, Bournemouth, Preston, London (Putney)]
  • MS 1603/70;D Various profiles of Edward Shackleton typescript, 1947-1991
  • MS 1603/42;D Manuscript for the book Nansen The Explorer, typescript with annotations, 1957
  • MS 1603/41;D Manuscript of a radio play about Fridtjof Nansen, typescript, 1961
  • MS 1603/53;D Transcripts of radio interviews and speeches, 1961-1988, typescript and photostat
  • MS 1603/60;D Ephemera, Order of the Garter procession and service, 17 June 1974, printed-papers
  • MS 1603/95;D A typescript of a lecture for the Royal Geographical Society about the polar regions which discusses Robert Falcon Scott and Ernest Henry Shackleton, 15 May 1980
  • MS 1603/45;D Manuscripts for articles about Polar exploration, Antarctica, undated
  • MS 1603/46;D Manuscripts of various articles regarding politics and travel, undated
  • MS 1603/50;D Notes for a speech about general political ideals, undated, holograph
  • MS 1603/51;D Miscellaneous political notes, undated, holograph
  • MS 1603/66;D Speech to Convocation The Memorial University of Newfoundland, undated, typescript
  • MS 1603/71;D Various biographical printed papers and correspondence, typescript and holograph
  • MS 1603/100;BPC A collection of newspaper clippings from Edward Shackleton including articles about Ernest Henry Shackleton Antarctic exploration, the school expedition to Canada, Edward Shackleton's political and science career

Administrative / Biographical History

The papers relate to Edward's political career, his award of the order of the garter and to his father the Antarctic explorer Sir Ernest Henry Shackleton



Related Material

The Institute holds an extensive archival collection for Edwards father Sir Ernest Henry Shackleton