MS 1997-22 Jackson M. Mills diary

Summary
Collection ID:
NAA.MS1997-22
Creators:
Mills, Jackson M., M.D., 1865-1943
Dates:
circa 1892
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
1 Item
Diary 287 typewritten pages.
1 Item
Eskimo dictionary 3 typewritten pages.
1 Item
photographic print.
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
This collection is composed of a diary (287 typed pages) kept by Dr. Jackson M. Mills, a medical doctor who traveled with the Peary Relief Expedition in 1892. Also present are a photograph of Mills and a typed 3-page Eskimo dictionary.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
The Peary Relief Expedition was financed by the Philadelphia Academy of Natural Sciences in 1892 to search for the presumed-missing Arctic explorer Robert Peary and crew, who had departed for Greenland in 1891. Mills traveled with the Relief Expedition as the ship's surgeon.

Local Numbers
Local Numbers
NAA MS 1997-22

Using the Collection
Citation
Manuscript 1997-22, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution.

Custodial History
Custodial History
Donated by Mrs. Irene Fox Conn.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
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Eskimos Culture Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Arctic peoples Culture Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Indians of North America -- Subarctic Culture Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Peary Relief Expedition of 1892 Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
National Anthropological Archives
Museum Support Center
4210 Silver Hill Road
Suitland 20746
naa@si.edu
http://www.anthropology.si.edu/naa/