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Letter by Otto Samson to L.M. Forbes, regarding the transfer of Captain Scott relics. With manuscript notes on reverse in Samson’s hand.


Letter by Otto Samson to L.M. Forbes, regarding the transfer of Captain Scott relics

Additional date information
03 August 1956 
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Additional extent information
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Administrative / biographical history
Samson, Otto William 

Object name
documentary artefacts
Additional medium information
material: paper (overall)

Archival history
Document has been in the custody of the Horniman Museum, since its creation or the date on which it was delivered.

Language / scripts
Related objects
part of Anthropology object history files: Colbeck, William (ARC/HMG/CM/007/A/COLBECKW)
documents:  skis
Related people
maker: Samson, Otto William 
Related subjects
object name: documentary artefacts

Record created 2014-06-19
Record last updated 2019-08-14

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