Allan, correspondence

Scope and Content

  • MS 1453/43;D Letter to [Robert Falcon Scott] [19--] [Volunteering to serve on Terra Nova] 1 leaf, holograph

Administrative / Biographical History

The correspondence is probably in regard to the British Antarctic Expedition, 1910-1913 (leader Robert Falcon Scott). This was to be Scott's second and final expedition to the Antarctic. The expedition ship Terra Nova sailed from Cardiff in 1910. There is no mention of Allan on the ships crew list.



Appraisal Information

The letter was written prior to the ships departure in 1910.

Related Material

The Institute holds over a hundred archival collections containing material relating to this expedition see SPRI collection GB 015 British Antarctic Expedition, 1910-1913 for more information.