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Diary of W.P. Woolley, Able Seaman, Nares Arctic Expedition.


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Description Diary containing several different parts and contributers, chiefly an account of the arctic expedition of 1875-1876 written in pencil by W.P. Woolley of HMS ALERT; photograph of W.P. Wolley in arctic gear; service certificate; letter from the officer in charge of the sledge party, left with Woolley when he was staying with a sick companion in a snow dugout (with explanatory note); newspaper cutting (1934) marking Woolley's 83rd birthday; photocopied letters between donor and NMM.
Date made 1875-1934

Finding Reference JOD/292
Catalogue section Manuscript volumes acquired singly by the Museum
Credit National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London
Extent 1 folder: 1 volume, 11 loose items
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