Heyward, British Exploring Expedition,1894-1896

Scope and Content

  • MS 287/10/1-3;D Letters (2) to Frederick George Jackson, 10 September to 11 November 1895 [Written from Mys Flora, including a letter to Alfred Harmsworth, 1896] holograph

Administrative / Biographical History

The correspondence relates to the Jackson-Harmsworth Arctic Expedition, 1894-1897 (leader Frederick George Jackson). This expedition spent three years in Franz Joseph Land. Sledging expeditions were undertaken and the expedition met Fridtjof Nansen of the Norwegian North Polar Expedition, 1893-1896 (leader Fridtjof Nansen) on 17 June 1896.



Related Material

The Institute holds several archival collections containing material relating to this expedition, see SPRI collection GB 015 British Exploring Expedition, 1894-1897 for a fuller list