Lyons, correspondence

Scope and Content

  • MS 1368/10/1-5;D Letters (5) to Hartley Ferrar, 10 July 1905 to 2 June 1914 [Regarding appointment as a geologist in Egypt] 5 leaves, holograph and typescript
  • MS 1453/133/1-3;D Letters (3) to Kathleen Scott, 1 April 1914 to 23 November 1921 [In the scientific reports of the British Antarctic Expedition, 1910-1913] 3 leaves, holograph

Administrative / Biographical History

The correspondence relates to Ferrar's appointment in Egypt, a post he took up on his return from the British National Antarctic Expedition, 1901-1904 (leader Robert Falcon Scott), the second part of the correspondence relates to Scott's second Antarctic expedition of 1910-1913 and the subsequent publication of the scientific results.



Related Material

The Institute holds archival collections for both Hartley Travers Ferrar and Kathleen Scott as well as extensive collections for the British National Antarctic Expedition, 1901-1904 and the British Antarctic Expedition, 1910-1913.