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Equipment (EQ), 1958-1991

Reference Code: GBR/590/CSEC/03

Scope and Contents

This series includes published pamphlets about equipment purchased; equipment manuals, inventories and instructions; correspondence on condition of equipment and details of problems; reports on the boats [Salterella,Collenia]. Also including photographs and sketches/plans of the boats.


  • Creation: 1958-1991

Conditions Governing Access

From the Fonds:

The papers are open for consultation by researchers using Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences. The Collections Research Centre [West Cambridge] is open from Monday to Friday, 10:00-13:00 and 14:00-17:00. A prior appointment made at least two weeks in advance, and two forms of identification are required.

Biographical / Historical

Equipment used by expedition teams included Atco Boatimpeller (outboard motor boat engine), motor boats [Saltarella & Collenia, Lingulella, and Arctoceras]; radio, echo-sounders, outboards; drilling equipment; skidoos; and various camping items such as tents, sledges, skis, and crampons Members of the expedition would also have had access to measuring equipment, binoculars, and cameras.


26 archive box(es)

Language of Materials



Other Finding Aids

A volunteer, Mrs Aislinn Hendrix repackaged and listed the records in October 2013. A spreadsheet is available at the Collections Research Centre.

Repository Details

Part of the Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences Repository

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