Being Human Festival

British Antarctic Expedition 1910 Scrapbook


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Thu 12 Nov

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A 10-minute podcast opens the pages of this fabulous scrapbook, which brings together a wealth of news clippings and other contemporaneous material tracking Captain Scott's ill-fated Terra Nova expedition to the South Pole.

Derby Local Studies and Family History Library has partnered with the University of Derby, Derby Museums and Derbyshire Record Office for the Being Human festival this November. The library will be showcasing some of the treasures of the Local Studies collection in an exciting series of online events.

British Antarctic Expedition 1910 Scrapbook

Did you know the expedition meteorologist George Simpson was a Derby man, and that the people of Derby paid for his scientific instruments? Part of the 'Global Derbyshire in 10 Objects' series of mini podcasts for the Being Human Festival, available to listen to throughout the Being Human Festival here: https://www.derby.ac.uk/events/beinghuman/ The scrapbook itself is available to view online at Derby Libraries Digital History.