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Eric Webb interviewed by Lennard Bickel [sound recording]
Bib ID 1762284
Format AudioAudio, OnlineOnline [sound recording]
Author
Webb, Eric Norman, 1889-, Interviewee
 
Online Versions
Access Conditions Access open for research, personal copies and public use. 
Description 1975 
3 sound cassettes. 
Summary

Webb, an Antarctic explorer, talks about awards he won during WWI and then gives some background information about the Shackleton Expedition to the Antarctic in 1907-1909, Sir Douglas Mawson's part in that expedition and his preparations to lead an Australian expedition to the Antarctic in 1912. Webb gives his view of Mawson as a man and a leader; difficulties involved during the expedition in particular the trip to and from the south magnetic pole; comparisons between Mawson and Scott and their respective expeditions and the lack of public recognition for Mawson and his expeditions.

Biography/History

Eric Webb was one of a party including R. Bage and F. Hurley who visited the south magnetic polar region 301 miles from the base camp at Cape Denison.

Notes

Recorded in 1975 at Llendidenow, North Wales.

Also available online via the Internet at: http:/­/­nla.gov.au/­nla.oh-vn1762284

Index/Finding Aid Note Detailed summary available (typescript, ca. 2 leaves) and uncorrected transcript (typescript, 132 leaves) 
Subjects Mawson, Douglas, - Sir, - 1882-1958.  |  Webb, Eric Norman, - 1889- - Interviews.  |  Australasian Antarctic Expedition, - (1911-1914)  |  Antarctica.  |  South Pole.
Other authors/contributors Bickel, Lennard, 1913-2002, Interviewer
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518 |aRecorded in 1975 at Llendidenow, North Wales.
520 |aWebb, an Antarctic explorer, talks about awards he won during WWI and then gives some background information about the Shackleton Expedition to the Antarctic in 1907-1909, Sir Douglas Mawson's part in that expedition and his preparations to lead an Australian expedition to the Antarctic in 1912. Webb gives his view of Mawson as a man and a leader; difficulties involved during the expedition in particular the trip to and from the south magnetic pole; comparisons between Mawson and Scott and their respective expeditions and the lack of public recognition for Mawson and his expeditions.
530 |aAlso available online via the Internet at: http://nla.gov.au/nla.oh-vn1762284
545 |aEric Webb was one of a party including R. Bage and F. Hurley who visited the south magnetic polar region 301 miles from the base camp at Cape Denison.
555 |aDetailed summary available (typescript, ca. 2 leaves) and uncorrected transcript (typescript, 132 leaves)
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600 1 0 |aWebb, Eric Norman,|d1889-|vInterviews.
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651 0 |aAntarctica.
651 0 |aSouth Pole.
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