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Thomas Orde-Lees diary

Stefansson Mss-185
 Collection
Identifier: Mss-185
The collection contains Thomas Orde Lees diary, recording events during the Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition (1914-1917) on which he served. Includes a ten-page incomplete typescript continuation of the diary which takes the story through Orde-Lees' rescue. This diary was used by the expedition leader, Sir Ernest Shakleton, in his book "South" and certain passages are marked by Orde-Lees for easy reference. A preservation photocopy of the diary is also included.

Dates

  • 1915 - 1916

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Unrestricted.

Conditions Governing Use

Permission from Dartmouth College required for publication or reproduction.

Extent

.5 linear ft. (2 boxes)

Overview

Thomas H. Orde-Lees (1877-1958), serviceman and member of Shakleton's expedition. Consist of the diary he kept during the expedition, some of which was used by Shakleton for his book "South." A preservation photocopy of the diary is also included.

Repository Details

Part of the Rauner Special Collections Library Repository

Contact:
6065 Webster Hall
Hanover NH 03755 USA