Fonds Details

Call Number: WSB Photo
Title: William Speirs Bruce photographic archive
Associated Websites: WSB Photo C1: Book of the month
Glasgow Digital Library: Voyage of the Scotia, 1902-1904
Date of Creation: Between 1899 and 1914
Level of Description: Fonds
Extent: 4.5 metre(s)
Name of Creator:
William Speirs Bruce 1867-1921
Polar explorer.
Content: Photographs made by William S Bruce on expeditions to the Arctic and Antarctic, 1899-1914, using a Verascope stereoscopic plate camera made by Jules Richard in 1894.
Includes the Prince of Monaco's Arctic expedition on 'Princesse Alice', 1899, the Scottish National Antarctic Expedition on 'Scotia', 1902-1904, the Scottish Arctic Expedition on 'Conqueror', 1909, the Scottish Spitsbergen Expedition on 'Pelikane', 1914.
Locations include Ascension Island, South Africa, Falkland Islands, South Orkney Islands, Spitsbergen, Norway, Switzerland and Monaco.
Arrangement: The material is arranged in the following series, which amalgamate the material received in 1978 and 2003:
WSB Photo A64 Albumen prints
WSB Photo Boxes Boxes
WSB Photo C1 Glass plates
Access: Restricted - see notes for details.
Language: English
Source of Acquisition: Transferred from Geography Department, between 1978 and 1983.
See Accession details
Notes: Access restricted; appointment required.
Cataloguing Rules: ISAD(G)
Repository Code: GB 0247
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