von Drygalski, correspondence

Scope and Content

  • MS 101/37/1-5;D Letters (5) to William Speirs Bruce, 1900 to 1912, 7 leaves, holograph with typescript translation
  • MS 100/28/1-9;D Letters (9) to Hugh Robert Mill, 1918-1933, 10 leaves, holograph
  • MS 1325/18/1-2;D Postcard and letter to Hugh Robert Mill, 25 December 1925 and 10 September 1936, 2 leaves, holograph
  • MS 1453/78;D Letter to Robert Falcon Scott, 7 November 1900 [Equipment taken on his expedition, willingness to co-operate with Scott] 1 leaf, holograph

Administrative / Biographical History

The correspondence relates primarily to Antarctic issues including the German South Polar Expedition, 1901-1903 (led by von Drygalski).



Related Material

The Scott Polar Research Institute holds a number of photographs, film and other illustrative material in the Picture Library, some of which covers this expedition. The catalogue can be searched on line by going to the Picture Library Database and selecting the Enter Polar Pictures link.

The Institute holds archival collection for Ernst Vanhffen a member of the expedition.

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