The collection comprises of correspondence by Copeland to Mill relating to scientific matters
Ralph Copeland collection
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- ReferenceGB 15 Ralph Copeland
- Dates of Creation1891-1897
- Name of Creator
- Language of MaterialEnglish.
- Physical DescriptionCorrespondence (3 leaves)
Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
Ralph Copeland was born in Lancashire in 1837. He joined the German Arctic Expedition to East Greenland in 1869, a contemporary of the geographer and meteorologist Hugh Robert Mill, he died in 1905
The correspondence to Mill is arranged chronologically
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Descriptions compiled by N. Boneham, Assistant Archivist with assistance from R. Stancombe and reference to 'Hugh Robert Mill, an appreciation' by James Mann Wordie in The Polar Record (January 1951) volume 6 number 41 p5-6 and Dictionary of National Biography second supplement, Smith Elder & Co London 1912
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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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