Barne, correspondence

Scope and Content

  • MS 641/5;MJ Letter to Charles William Rawson Royds, 21 December 1902 [Written in camp, containing details of the position of a depot to be laid off the north end of White Island] microfilm
  • MS 641/7;MJ Letter to Charles William Rawson Royds, October 1903 [Written during sledging journey, arrangements for return] microfilm
  • MS 1453/48/1-10;D Letters (9) and a telegram to Robert Falcon Scott, 1 October 1906 to 11 June 1907 [Preparations for Scott's second expedition, especially co-operation with Charcot over motor trials, some mention of Shackleton's Nimrod plans] 14 leaves, holograph
  • MS 1537/2/14/12:D Letter to Ernest Henry Shackleton, 24 February 1907 [Replying to invitation to join the British Antarctic Expedition, 1907-1909]
  • MS 1537/2/15/2;D Letter to Ernest Henry Shackleton, 8 March 1907
  • MS 342/19;D Letter to Reginald William Skelton, 17 September 1907 [Regarding his work with Charcot on motor sledges] 1 leaf, holograph

Administrative / Biographical History

Correspondence by Barne written during the National Antarctic Expedition, 1901-1904 (leader Robert Falcon Scott) and later correspondence regarding planed expeditions and development of motor sledges


The correspondence is arranged alphabetically by recipient.

Alternative Form Available

MS 641/5;MJ and MS 641/7;MJ are copies.

Related Material

The Institute holds several archival collections containing material on the development of motor sledges, see GB 015 Jean Baptiste Charcot and GB 015 Reginald William Skelton.