Alfred S. Bull diary
The collection contains the manuscrip diary of Able Seaman Alfred S. Bull. Bull served on the ship "Nimrod" for the 1907-1909 British Antarctic Expedition led by Ernest Shackleton. The diary chronicles the relief portion of the expedition leaving from Lyttleton, N.Z. on December 1, 1908 to its return on March 25. Bull describes the actions taken aboard ship to recover the expedition party who sought to reach the geographic South pole, climb Mount Erebus, and reach the magnetic South.
- 1908 - 1909
- Bull, Alfred Samuel, b. 1887 (Person)
Conditions Governing Access
Conditions Governing Use
Permission from Dartmouth College required for publication or reproduction.
.10 linear ft. (1 vol.) ; 18 cm.
Language of Materials
Alfred S. Bull (b.1887). Able seaman. Consists of his manuscript diary. Bull served on the ship "Nimrod" for the 1907-1909 British Antarctic Expedition led by Ernest Shackleton.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Lincoln Ellsworth Gift; Lincoln Ellsworth Endowment; Vihjalmur Stefansson Memorial Fund; Edward Tuck '50 Family Fund; Purchase; 2013
Part of the Rauner Library Archives and Manuscripts Repository
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