McNeish, Harry, 1874-1930 : Journal of Harry McNeish, carpenter on Shackleton's Endurance expedition
- 9 Dec 1914-13 May 1916
- McNeish, Harry, 1874-1930Shackleton, Ernest Henry (Sir), 1874-1922
- Diary accounts by McNeish of the 1914-1916 Trans-Antarctic expedition under the command of Ernest Shackleton. The diary records the departure of the `Endurance', the ship's imprisonment in pack ice in the Weddell Sea, its destruction, the ice and sea journey by the crew to Elephant Island, and the voyage by Shackleton, McNeish and three others to South Georgia in the whale boat `James Caird'. Last pages contain a holograph letter to McNeish from Shackleton, 16 May 1916, written on South Georgia. Note that a leaf or leaves are missing (and were when the item arrived at the Library). The missing portion begins part way through the 7 April 1916 entry through to the first part of the 16 April 1916 entry. Source of title - Supplied title Other - Name McNeish is as on spine. This was the name he was known by at the time of his death. However, the main entry is McNish which was his original name, and the name he was known by during his Antarctic expeditions. Quantity: 1 volume(s). Physical Description: Holograph (10 cm; ¼ maroon morocco, brown cloth folder)
- Additional description
- Alternative form available: Typescript at MS-1390 Microfilm available. Use MS-Copy-Micro-0108
- Access restrictions
- Partly restricted - Please use surrogate in place of original
- 1 volume(s), Manuscripts, Holograph (10 cm; ¼ maroon morocco, brown cloth folder)
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