The collection comprises of correspondence by Allen to William Speirs Bruce.
E J Allen collection
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- ReferenceGB 15 E J Allen
- Dates of Creation1913
- Name of Creator
- Physical DescriptionCorrespondence (4 leaves)
Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
In the spring of 1913 E J Allen corresponded with William Speirs Bruce regarding the current work being carried out on board the steam yacht Scotia. Ten years earlier Scotia captained by Thomas Robertson was the expedition ship for the Scottish National Antarctic Expedition, 1902-1904 led by Bruce.
The correspondence is arranged chronologically.
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Descriptions compiled by N. Boneham, Assistant Archivist with assistance from R. Stancombe and reference to Robert Keith Headland Antarctic Chronology, unpublished corrected revision of Chronological list of Antarctic expeditions and related historical events, (1 December 2001) Cambridge University Press (1989) ISBN 0521309034
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Clive Holland Manuscripts in the Scott Polar Research Institute, Cambridge, England - a catalogue, Garland Publishing New York and London (1982) ISBN 0824093941.
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