Scott Polar Research Institute (SPRI)
The Scott Polar Research Institute, part of the University of Cambridge, is a centre of excellence in the study of the Arctic and Antarctic, with research covering both the natural and social sciences. It also houses the world’s premier Polar library, extensive archival, photographic and object collections relating to the history of polar exploration, and a Polar Museum housing a range of objects relating to the history of the Arctic and Antarctica. SPRI also runs a range of public events, lectures and exhibitions. The Scott Polar Research Institute website includes a comprehensive library of photographs taken during expeditions dating from 1845-1960.