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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution
Dates:
1871-1876
Size:
1.94 cu. ft. (1 record storage box) (1 half document box) (1 16x20 box)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 68
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

The Polaris Expedition was undertaken for scientific observation in the Arctic during the period from 1871 to 1873, under the direction of the Navy. The Smithsonian Institution was involved, especially in meteorological observations, and acquired part of the records with a view to publishing them. This collection consists of the records t...

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Creators:
Gray, Adelaide
Dates:
1928-1930
Size:
0.05 Cubic feet ((1 folder))
Collection ID:
NASM.1999.0003
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

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 three photographs: one of...

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Creators:
Byrd, Richard Evelyn, 1888-1957
Dates:
1927-1933
Size:
1.15 Cubic feet ((5 flatboxes))
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0282
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

These scrapbooks consist of press clippings covering Byrd's Antarctic expedition of 1928-30, as well as items relating to his transatlantic flight and League activities. The items cover all aspects of the expeditions from planning through public recognition after Byrd's return.

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Dates:
bulk 1925
Size:
0.25 Cubic feet (1 box (23 glass lantern slides))
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0491
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

The collection consists of 23 hand-colored glass lantern slides of images taken during the 1925 Arctic expedition attempt by Roald Amundsen and Lincoln Ellsworth to fly to the North Pole using a pair of Dornier Do J Wal (Whale) (Do 16) flying boats.

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Creators:
Oscanyan, Paul
Dates:
undated
Size:
10 Prints (silver gelatin)
1 Volume
6 Colored prints
7 Prints (color halftone)
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.89-2
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

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 coast of Greenland;...

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Creators:
Pedersen, Ingrid, 1933-
Dates:
1960s-1990s
Size:
0.35 Cubic feet (1 flat box)
Collection ID:
NASM.2000.0042
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

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.

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Creators:
Blair, Charles F., Jr., 1909-1978
Dates:
[ca. 1950s]
Size:
1.74 Cubic feet ((1 shoebox) (1 23.5x19x4 flatbox) (1 16x13.5x3 flatbox))
Collection ID:
NASM.1999.0042
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of two large scrapbooks, 15 glass slides and a print and copy negative film of Blair on his historic polar flight.

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Creators:
Andrée, Salomon August, 1854-1897
Dates:
1896
Size:
0.51 Cubic feet ((2 flatboxes) (1 folder))
Collection ID:
NASM.1994.0007
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

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.

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Creators:
Field, Cyrus
Hall, Charles Francis, 1821-1871
Franklin, John, 1786-1847
Royal Geographic Society.
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Dates:
1858-1871
Size:
3.5 Cubic feet (12 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0702
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection documents Hall's Arctic exploration.

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Dates:
1885-1934
Size:
3.25 Linear feet
1.12 Cubic feet (1 legal size document box, 1 flat oversize box, 4 microfilm boxes)
Collection ID:
NASM.2004.0007
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of material relating to Walter Wellman's polar explorations (1894-1909) and the role his brother, Arthur Wellman, played in managing the base camp on Dane's Island during the 1909 attempt to reach the North Pole by air.

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