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Alfred S. Bull diary

Stefansson Mss-272
 Collection
Identifier: Mss-272
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.

Dates

  • 1908 - 1909

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Unrestricted.

Conditions Governing Use

Permission from Dartmouth College required for publication or reproduction.

Extent

.10 linear ft. (1 vol.) ; 18 cm.

Overview

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

Repository Details

Part of the Rauner Special Collections Library Repository

Contact:
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