The collection comprises of correspondence by Alline to Reginald Pound who was collecting material on Scott for his biography Scott of the Antarctic.
Alline Rowan collection
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- ReferenceGB 15 Alline Rowan
- Dates of Creation1966
- Name of Creator
- Language of MaterialEnglish.
- Physical DescriptionCorrespondence (4 leaves)
Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
Alline Rowan (nee Spencer) lived in Melbourne, Australia, Married to Clive Rowan she was the daughter of Professor Baldwin Spencer (1860-1929). She visited Terra Nova with her father when the ship called at Australia during the British Antarctic Expedition, 1910-1913 (leader Robert Falcon Scott). Her father, professor of biology at Melbourne University between 1887-1919 knew Scott and his wife Kathleen.
The correspondence is arranged chronologically.
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Descriptions compiled by N. Boneham, Assistant Archivist with assistance from R. Stancombe and reference to Robert Keith Headland Antarctic Chronology, unpublished corrected revision of Chronological list of Antarctic expeditions and related historical events, (1 December 2001) Cambridge University Press (1989) ISBN 0521309034 and Bright sparks
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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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