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Scott, Robert Falcon, 1868-1912 (naval officer and Antarctic explorer)



  • Existence: 1868 - 1912


Robert Falcon Scott (1868-1912), Antarctic explorer; Herbert George Ponting (1870-1935), photographer, film-maker.

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:


Captain R.F. Scott: Memorabilia, 1901-1913

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9563/163-171
Scope and Contents [163] Printed menu, dinner to officers and staff of Discovery, given by Philosophical Institute of Canterbury and citizens of Christchurch, New Zealand, 10 DEC 1901. [164-166] Postcard photographs, 'Dr. Forbes McKay', 'Union Jack hoisted at South Magnetic Pole', 'Joyce, dogs and penguins'. [167] ROBERT FALCON SCOTT: letter to ___ SUTTON, 12 JUL n.y. [168] Empty envelope inscribed 'Captain Scott. My idea of a very gallent English Gentleman. Mother'. [169] Brochure advertising RFS's lecture...
Dates: 1901-1913
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Miscellaneous Journalistic File, c 1969-c 1975

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.10275/1/2/4/3
Scope and Contents A file containing proposals for three articles, on the following topics: the British restaurant chain, Golden Egg; the Italian artist, Vincenzo Apicella; and pornography. There are also synopses/summaries for two cartoon strips: one relating to Robert Falcon Scott, proposed for the backpage of the publication, Eagle; and the other titled, The Fleet Family in Isle of Secrets. With the exception of one of the cartoon strips, the intended...
Dates: c 1969-c 1975
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