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Thomas Orde-Lees diary
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 Shackleton, in his book "South" and certain passages are marked by Orde-Lees for easy reference. A preservation photocopy of the diary is also included.
- 1915 - 1916
- Orde-Lees, Thomas (Person)
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Permission from Dartmouth College required for publication or reproduction.
.5 linear ft. (2 boxes)
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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 Shackleton for his book "South." A preservation photocopy of the diary is also included.
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