Shackleton, Oxford University Expedition to Ellesmere Island,1934

Scope and Content

  • MS 1603/12;BJ Pocket diary, 4 August 1934 to 15 August 1934, 1 volume, holograph
  • MS 667/8;BJ Eskimo vocabulary book, 1934-1935 [In three columns] holograph
  • MS 667/10;BJ Stores lists, 1934-1935 [For sledging rations] 6 leaves
  • MS 667/7;BJ Notebook, 1934 to 1935 [Temperature recordings, winter at Etah (North-western Greenland)] 1 volume, holograph
  • MS 667/6/1-2;BJ Journals (2), 1935 [Contains only occasional entries] 2 volumes, holograph
  • MS 667/9;BJ List of base supplies, 11 leaves, holograph
  • MS 1603/29;D List, undated [Dogs used for the expedition and a list of miscellaneous names and contacts] holograph
  • MS 1603/33;D Instruction for the use of the short wave radio used on the expedition, undated, holograph
  • MS 1603/34;D Exploration Club report and report on rations, undated, typescript
  • MS 1603/37;D Manuscripts of articles and radio programmes about the Ellesmere Land expedition, undated, typescript

Administrative / Biographical History

The Oxford University Ellesmere Island Expedition,1934-1935 (leader Noel Humphreys) surveyed and undertook geological work in the Bache Peninsular area.



Related Material

The Institute holds an archival collection for relating to the Ellesmere Island Expedition