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Newfoundland and Labrador

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

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Letter from Edward Walter Maunder (Eclipse Camp, North West River, Labrador) to his children (no place given), 1905-08-21

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 205/2/5a
Scope and Contents Re the postmark and delivery of the letter; the environment around the camp; their mother and other expedition members have been badly bitten by mosquitoes and other insects and are worn down; unloading the ship; the weather and aurora; arrival of the observing equipment; bathing in the lake, etc.
Postscript: thanks for their letters; blessings; Frank has 'been simply of immense use to us, and has worked like a Briton'.
Dates: 1905-08-21
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Volume of photographs re the Labrador Eclipse Expedition of 1905, 1905

Reference Code: GBR/0180/RGO 205/2/5b
Scope and Contents Frontispiece . Eclipse Expedition ParticipantsPage 2: Photo 1. View of Dominion Observatory with inset portrait of J.S. Plaskett.Page 3: Photo 2. ‘Quebec’. View of city from across river. Credited photographer: Near.Page 3: Photo 3. ‘Before Leaving’. Informal group photo on deck aboard ship. Credited photographer: Marsh.Page 4: Photo 4. ‘Leaving the "King"’. Informal group photo on deck aboard ship. Credited photographer: Near.Page 4: Photo 5. ‘On the way home’....
Dates: 1905
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).

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