Royds, correspondence

Scope and Content

  • MS 582/1-2;D Letters (2) to Admiral Pelham Aldrich, 1903-1904 [First from Discovery winter quarters, 12 February 1903 giving account of events during expedition, second, at sea, 21 January 1903 (continued 9 March) describing relief and freeing of Discovery] autograph
  • MS 100/97;D Letter to Hugh Robert Mill, 17 March 1904 [General account of weather on British National Antarctic Expedition, 1901-1904] holograph
  • MS 475/2/1-2;D Letters (2) to Sir Arthur Moore, 25 February 1903 and 31 January 1904 [Accounts of the British National Antarctic Expedition, 1901-1904] holograph
  • MS 356;D Letter to Miss Marjorie Moore, 12 December 1913 [Mourning the deaths of the Pole Party on the British Antarctic Expedition, 1910-1913] autograph
  • MS 1464/12/1-2;D Letters (2) to Mrs Hannah Scott (mother of Robert Falcon Scott), 13 March and 13 July 1904 [Informal reports on proceedings of the British National Antarctic Expedition, 1901-1904] 2 leaves, holograph
  • MS 366/12;Er Letter to Robert Falcon Scott, 9 March 1902 [Written on the sledge expedition to Cape Crozier, In Papers of the British National Antarctic Expedition 1901-1904, volume 2 item 11] autograph
  • MS 366/12;ER Letter to Robert Falcon Scott, 20 September 1902 [For proceedings for sledge journey from 10 to 19 September 1902, In Papers of the British National Antarctic Expedition 1901-1904, volume 2 item 15] autograph
  • MS 366/12;ER Letter to Robert Falcon Scott, 1902 [Proceedings for a sledge journey from 4 to 24 October to Cape Crozier, with despatches, In Papers of the British National Antarctic Expedition 1901-1904, volume 2 item 24] autograph
  • MS 233/12;ER Letter to Robert Falcon Scott, 19 December 1902 [In Papers of the British National Antarctic Expedition 1901-1904, volume 2 item 30] autograph
  • MS 342/26;D Letter to Reginald William Skelton, 15 December [1903] [On his recent sledge journey] 1 leaf, holograph
  • MS 383/3;D Letter to the Commander of the Relief ship, 11 October 1902 [Deposited at Cape Royds] photostat of original

Administrative / Biographical History

Correspondence, including material on the British National Antarctic Expedition, 1901-1904 (leader Robert Falcon Scott), the first British Relief Expedition, 1902 (Captain William Colbeck) and the British Antarctic Expedition, 1910-1913 (leader Robert Falcon Scott)

Arrangement

The correspondence is arranged alphabetically by recipient.

Related Material

The Institute holds several archival collections containing letters to Royds including Edward Adrian Wilson MS 641/10/1-2;MJ & D Letter to Royds, 28 November 1910 [From New Zealand, early in the British Antarctic Expedition, 1910-1912 (leader Robert Falcon Scott)]

Corporate Names