The collection comprises of material relating to the Cambridge Iceland Expedition, 1932 (leader Brian Roberts)
W Gordon Welchman collection
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- ReferenceGB 15 W Gordon Welchman
- Dates of Creation1932
- Name of Creator
- Language of MaterialEnglish.
- Physical DescriptionExpedition material (1 volume, 17 leaves)
Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
W Gordon Welchman was a member of the Cambridge Iceland Expedition, 1932
The collection is arranged chronologically
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Descriptions compiled by N. Boneham, Assistant Archivist with assistance from R. Stancombe and reference to Arctic, exploration and development c500 BC to 1915, an encyclopaedia by Clive Holland, Garland Publishing, London (1994) Exploring Polar Frontiers, a historical encyclopaedia by William Mills, San Diego and Oxford, 2003
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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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