Scrapbook relating to Robert Mossman and the Scottish National Antarctic Expedition, 1902-1905. The scrapbook includes: Mossman`s commission as 2nd Lieutenant in the 1st Edinburgh City Volunteer Artillery, 1893; 17 letters, 1902-1905, of Mossman to his father and `Isabella`, concerning his journey and experiences on board ship, destinations on his journey including Kngstown in Ireland, Madeira, the Cape Verde Islands, Port Stanley, the South Orkneys and Buenos Aires; a letter of William Speirs Bruce to Mossman`s father;
photographs at Port Stanley and on board the expedition ship the `Scotia`; press cuttings, menu cards, wedding order of service, and offprints relating to the expedition.
Photograph album containing photographs of the Mossman family, Buenos Aires and Argentina, North Berwick, Dirleton, Tyningham, Burns` Cottage, and Haddington.
Illuminated address in Spanish to Robert Mossman on his retirement, Buenos Aires, 1938, with an illustration of the South Orkneys.