The collection comprises of correspondence relating to the Antarctic explorer James Weddell.
William Gulland collection
- This material is held at
- ReferenceGB 15 William Gulland
- Dates of Creation1843
- Name of Creator
- Language of MaterialEnglish.
- Physical DescriptionCorrespondence (Circa 5 leaves)
Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
William Gulland wrote to a Mrs Weddell (relation of the Antarctic explorer James Weddell) some ten years after James death in 1834.
The correspondence is arranged chronologically.
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Descriptions compiled by N. Boneham, Assistant Archivist with assistance from R. Stancombe and reference to Robert Keith Headland Antarctic Chronology, unpublished corrected revision of Chronological list of Antarctic expeditions and related historical events, (1 December 2001) Cambridge University Press (1989) ISBN 0521309034
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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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