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Maurer, Frederick W.


Frederick W. Maurer was the only American survivor of the Canadian Arctic Expedition of 1913-1916. However, he perished on Wrangel Island with E. Lorne Knight, Milton Galle and Allan Crawford during a failed expedition, organized and financed by VilhjalmurStefansson, to colonize the island where he and 10 other survivors of the Canadian Arctic Expedition had lived from January to September 1914.

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Frederick W. Maurer "Belvedere" typescript collection

Stefansson Mss-89
Identifier: Mss-89
Overview Frederick W. Maurer, Arctic explorer. Consist of Maurer's narrative of his experiences on board the "Belvedere" during its two-year whaling voyage from San Francisco to the Chukchi and Beaufort Seas.