Cambridge University: Scott Polar Research Institute

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Cambridge
England
CB2 1ER

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01223 336 555

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01223 336 549

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archives@spri.cam.ac.uk

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Open: Archives: Monday-Friday 9:30-1, 2-5 by appointment; Library: 9-1, 2-5.30

Closed: Christmas, Easter, bank holidays and two weeks over Summer break

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  • The catalogue of the Archives was published in 1982 as Manuscripts in the Scott Polar Research Institute, Cambridge, England, by Clive Holland, (London and New York, Garland Publishing, ISBN 0 8240 9394 1)
  • Information on the archive, including the option to reserve a reader's desk up to six months in advance, can be found at their archives web page
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    Collections information

    Businesses (2)

    Persons (133)

    Families (2)

    • Cherry-Garrard family of Lamer Lamer, Hertfordshire;Denford, Berkshire;Kintbury, Berkshire;Little Wittenham, Berkshire;Sandridge, Hertfordshire;Wheathampstead, Hertfordshire;Newington, Kent;Sittingbourne, Kent;London;Holborn, Middlesex;Floore, Northamptonshire;Bath, Somerset;Coventry, Warwickshire;Ludgershall, Wiltshire
    • Oates family of Gestingthorpe Hall Gestingthorpe Hall, Essex

    Paper catalogues available to view at The National Archives - (8)

    • NRA 33464 Henry Robertson Bowers, polar explorer: corresp and papers
    • NRA 38492 EA Nattriss, shipping officer to the Discovery Investigations Committee: corresp and papers
    • NRA 29684 Sir John Richardson, Arctic explorer: corresp
    • NRA 44067 Edward Arthur Shackleton, Baron Shackleton: diaries, corresp and papers
    • NRA 44069 Sir Ernest Henry Shackleton, explorer, and John Quiller Rowett: papers rel to the Shackleton-Rowett
    • NRA 44093 Sir Ernest Henry Shackleton, explorer: diaries, corresp and papers
    • NRA 44068 Joseph Russell Stenhouse, Antarctic explorer: papers rel to the Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition
    • NRA 37960 James Weddell, Antarctic explorer: papers

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