Bentham Oxford University Expedition to Ellesmere Island 1934-1938

Scope and Content

  • MS 1255/1;BJ Diary, 4 to 15 September [1934] and 7 April to 18 September [1935] [Includes part of diary for 1936] 1 volume, holograph
  • MS 1255/5;BJ Geological notebook, 1934-1935 [First expedition] 1 volume, holograph
  • MS 1255/2;BJ Diary, 25 August 1936 to 5 April 1937 and 20 to 27 April 1937 [Second expedition] 1 volume, holograph
  • MS 1255/3;BJ Diary, 6 to 19 April [1937] to 28 April 1937 to 10 April 1938 [Second expedition] 1 volume, holograph
  • MS 1255/4;BJ Diary, 18 April to 14 September [1938] [Second expedition] 1 volume, holograph
  • MS 1255/6;BJ Geology and survey notebook, 1936-1937 [Second expedition] 1 volume, holograph
  • MS 1255/7;BJ Geology notebook, 1936-1938 [Second expedition] 1 volume, holograph
  • MS 1255/8;BJ Geological notes, 1936 to 1938 [Grinnekll Land] 1 volume, holograph
  • MS 1255/9;BJ RGS Angle book, 24 September 1936 to 3 June 1938 [Second expedition, sun observations] 1 volume, holograph

Administrative / Biographical History

The Oxford University Ellesmere Island Expedition, 1934-1935 and 1936-1938 were a series of expeditions run by the university to the Arctic regions during the 1930s

Arrangement

Chronological

Related Material

The Institute holds an archival collection for Sir Edward Shackleton