The collection comprises of correspondence by McIlroy to Sir Lawrence Bragg
James McIlroy collection
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- ReferenceGB 15 James McIlroy
- Dates of Creation1964
- Name of Creator
- Language of MaterialEnglish.
- Physical DescriptionCorrespondence (1 leaf)
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Administrative / Biographical History
James A McIlroy was born in 1879 he served as surgeon in Endurance and Quest during the Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition, 1914-1916 [Weddell Sea Party] and the Shackleton Rowett Antarctic Expedition, 1921-1922 both led by Sir Ernest Henry Shackleton
The correspondence to Bragg is arranged chronologically
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Descriptions compiled by N. Boneham, Assistant Archivist with assistance from R. Stancombe and reference to Antarctic Chronology, unpublished corrected revision of Chronological list of Antarctic expeditions and related historical events by Robert Keith Headland (1 December 2001) Cambridge University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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