Diary Transcriptions

Philip van Dueren: Last April I contacted the Foundation offering to assist in the transcription of Wilkins’ diaries. I was an underemployed travel agent suddenly with a lot of extra time on my hands and as a bit of a polar nut had read several books featuring...

Wilkins the US Consultant – Introducing Tom Endrusick

My name is Tom Endrusick and from 1972 to 2012 I worked as a research scientist at the U.S. Army Research Institute of Environmental Medicine (USARIEM) located in Natick, Massachusetts, 20 miles west of Boston, USA. TLE wiping the “sweat “from a thermal manikin used...

Wilkins Passport

Sir Hubert’s passport. Initially issued for 2 years, then extended for 5 years on 6 November 1924. Suzanne was added in 1929.

A background to The Wilkins Chronicles

I am a 66-year-old grandfather of four who has always been interested in Australian history and stories from our past. About three years ago I started working as a volunteer with the Port Adelaide Library copying old photos of that district. I also took photos from...