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Papers, 1947-1951 [manuscript]
Bib ID 730268
Format ManuscriptManuscript
Author
Scholes, Arthur
 
Access Conditions Available for reference. Not for loan. 
Description 1947-1951 
3 v. 
Summary

Diary (2 vols.) kept by Mr. Scholes during the Australian National Antarctic Research Expedition to Heard Island, 1947-1949. Diary (1 vol.) kept by Mr. Scholes during the voyage of Discovery II to the Queen Mary Land area of the Antarctic. Souvenir pennant of the 1947 expedition designed after the landing at Heard Island, Dec. 1947. Rough sketch map prepared during the exploration of the northern end of Heard Island.

Biography/History

Accompanied the pioneer expedition to Heard Island, 1947. He has published a book about it, Fourteen Men (1949).

Notes

Manuscript reference no. : NLA MS 203.

Cited In

Guide to collection of manuscripts relating to Australia ; A610.

Subjects Scholes, William Arthur - Archives.  |  Australian National Antarctic Research Expeditions.  |  Discovery II (Ship)  |  Heard Island (Heard and McDonald Islands)
Time Coverage 1947-1951 
Occupation Antarctic expeditionists.
Terms of Use Contents of the diaries not to be reproduced in the author's lifetime. 

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