Shackleton, Oxford University Sarawak Expedition, 1932

Scope and Content

  • MS 1603/11;BJ Diary, 1932, 1 volume, holograph
  • MS 1603/22;D Field menu, 20 July 1932 [Signed by 12 members of the expedition on reverse]
  • MS 1603/24;D Various lists and notes about the planning and running of the expedition, 1932, holograph
  • MS 1603/25;BJ Hardback notebook of land surveys for the expedition, undated, holograph
  • MS 1603/26;D Notes and records of surveying work, holograph
  • MS 1603/27;D Articles about the expedition, undated [Mountains and Floods, Expedition to Batu Tarikan, suggested arrangement of the book, Mount Mulu, 7,950 ft, Expedition up River Tuto, Vegetation of Mount Mulu, Hints to Travellers to Tuto-Mulu area, The Survey Report, script for a radio transmission about the expedition called Borneo Jungle (22 February 1947) article called Among the mountains, article called 'The Ascent of Mulu', article called 'Among the mountains of Borneo', Notes about floods and rainfall on the expedition, article called 'Mountains and Floods', notes about exploration] typescript and holograph

Administrative / Biographical History

Shackleton served as surveyor during the Oxford University Sarawak Expedition



Geographical Names