|Alternative reference number
|Copy letter from Michael Foster and Arthur William Rucker, to Ferdinand Freiherr v. Richthofen, Vorsitzender der Gesellschaft fur Erdkunde, Berlin
|20 April 1899
|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
|Foster; Sir; Michael (1836 - 1907); physiologist
|1836 - 1907
|Rucker; Sir; Arthur William (1848 - 1915)
|1848 - 1915