Diaries of Dr. I. M. MacIntosh - Antarctica 1956-1957, 1961-1962
Scope and Contents
The diaries were discovered in 2007 through a bookshop by George R. Cummings - Chairman of the Salvesen's Ex-Whalers Club, and a whaler on the 'Southern Venturer', 1961-62, and mess-boy on 'Southern Harvester', 1947-48.
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Biographical / Historical
During 1956-1957 period, MacIntosh worked at the Grytviken station on South Georgia at the invitation of the then manager, Ken Pierce Butler who had previously been the Magistrate at King Edward Point, Grytviken. He had been requested to take over responsibility at Grytviken pending the arrival of a new doctor.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
- Diaries of Dr. I. M. MacIntosh - Antarctica, 1956-1957, 1961-1962