|Alternative reference number||NLB/18 p390-391|
|Title||Copy letter from Michael Foster and Arthur William Rucker, to Ferdinand Freiherr v. Richthofen, Vorsitzender der Gesellschaft fur Erdkunde, Berlin|
|Date||20 April 1899|
|Description||Directed by the Joint Antarctic Committee of the Royal Society and Royal Geographical Society to announce that, thanks to the beneficence of a private donor, an English Antarctic Expedition is now possible. |
The Committee are anxious that the English and German Expeditions should co-operate, and should start at the same time. Understands that the proposed start date for the German Expedition is August 1901. Asks for confirmation of this. Also states that a personal conference between authorized persons, representing the two Expeditions is necessary.
Fellows associated with this archive
|NA8220||Foster; Sir; Michael (1836 - 1907); Physiologist||1836 - 1907|
|NA6673||Rucker; Sir; Arthur William (1848 - 1915)||1848 - 1915|