Repetto, correspondence

Scope and Content

  • MS 559/107;D Letter to [Apsley Cherry-Garrard], 26 February 1920 [From Tristan da Cunha, regarding island affairs] 1 leaf, autograph

Administrative / Biographical History

Tristan da Cunha lies around 2,500 miles east of South America in the South Atlantic Ocean. Discovered by Europeans in 1506 it came under British sovereignty in 1816. The main settlement, Edinburgh was evacuated in 1961 due to a volcanic eruption, the population returned in 1962.



Related Material

The Institute holds extensive archival collections for Cherry-Garrard.

Geographical Names