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Equipment (EQ), 1958-1991

 Series
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.

Dates

  • 1958-1991

Conditions Governing Access

Some of these records are fragile -access may only be possible with support from specialist staff. Please seek guidance.

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.

Extent

26 archive box(es)

Language of Materials

English

Norwegian

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

Contact:
A.G Brighton & Colin Forbes Building
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Cambridge CB3 0EZ United Kingdom
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