The Arctic Circle records
1.6 Linear feet
The Arctic Circle records include materials gathered by Bert and Ellen Witt for their private gallery of Inuit art The Arctic Circle. These materials include native artists information which is organized by community, reference material organized topically, slides from the gallery's annual print collections as well as photographs of scupltures and textiles displayed in the gallery. Much of the reference material used by the gallery pertains to native communities in the Nunavet Territory of Canada such as Cape Dorset and Baker Lake as well as other small communities throughout the Northwest Territiories. Additionally photographs taken by Bert and Ellen Witt's son Tony during a trip to Canada in 1973 are included in this collection.
"Little America" Antarctica (Konter) Collection
This collection consists of newspaper articles, letters with envelopes, New Zealand postcards, radiograms, and Christmas cards from Konter to his New York Landlady, Mrs. Adalaide Gray (who Konter called 'Ma'), and to Mr. Ed Iovanna. The envelopes and postcards bear the postmarks and stamps of the expedition. There are also …
Robert Joseph Flaherty photographs of Arctic peoples
13 Prints (possibly aquatint)
Photographs relating to Arctic peoples that were part of a set made in connection with Robert Joseph Flaherty's documentary, Nanook of the North. They consist primarily of portraits of Arctic peoples, as well as images of a kayak in Hudson Bay, an man in the ice fields, and a close …
Ingrid Pedersen Scrapbook
Ingrid Pedersen was a commercial pilot and flight instructor who became the first woman to pilot an aircraft over the North Pole in 1963. This collection consists of a scrapbook chronicling the aviation career of Ingrid Pedersen.
Paul and Astrid Oscanyan photograph collection relating to Iceland and Greenland
6 Colored prints
7 Prints (color halftone)
Collection of photographs made or collected by Paul and Astric Oscanyan relating to Iceland and Greenland. They include Jon Helgason's work on Reykjavik between 1786 and 1936, with photographic plates and copies of drawings; reproductions of paintings by Emanuel A. Petersen of Eskimo or Inuit settlements and boats on or near the …
Charles F. Blair, Jr., Collection
This collection consists of two large scrapbooks, 15 glass slides and a print and copy negative film of Blair on his historic polar flight.
Salomon A. Andree 1896 Polar Expedition Collection
This collection consists of material relating to Salomon Andrée's unsuccessful 1896 expedition, including: two oversized prints; a photograph album labeled "Spitsbergen, 1896" which includes images of life on board the ship Virgo and the Örnen balloon; and a scrapbook containing mostly Swedish newspaper article accounts of the journey.
Warshaw Collection of Business Americana Geographical Categories: Arctic And Antarctica
A New York bookseller, Warshaw assembled this collection over nearly fifty years. The Warshaw Collection of Business Americana: Arctic And Antarctica forms part of the Warshaw Collection of Business Americana, Subseries 1.2: Geographical Categories. An overview to the entire Warshaw collection is available here: Warshaw Collection of Business Americana
Alice Rollins Crane photograph collection relating to the Yukon
Photographs collected by Alice Rollins Crane relating to a trip to the Yukon territory, including images of Athapaskan people. There is also an image of five members of the party pulling sleds, with the caption "first lady stampeder on Thistle Creek," possibly referring to Rollins. The collection also includes an …
Neal Griffith Smith Papers
This accession consists of the research materials of Neal Griffith Smith (1937-2012), an ornithologist and tropical biologist who received his Ph.D. from Cornell University in 1963 and then spent his entire career working for the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute (STRI). Particularly well documented is Smith's graduate research on Arctic birds on White …