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Eisberg, Harry Belleville, Jr., 1915-1993



  • Existence: 1915 - 1993


Harry Belleville Eisberg Jr. was born in 1915, in Standish, Maine. He graduated from Dartmouth College in 1936, after which he studied for two years at Dartmouth medical school but received his MDCM. from MGill University. Following his internship at the U.S. Marine Hospital in Stapleton, NY, Eisberg Jr. served with the United States Navy as a staff medical officer and flight surgeon. While in military service, he was a medical officer for "Operation Nanook" and "Operation High Jump" from 1945 to 1947. Eisberg Jr. later occupied the first Cold Weather Desk in the Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery and wrote extensively on polar medicine. He died in 1993.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Harry B. Eisberg Jr. papers

Identifier: Mss-281
Stefansson Mss-281
Date(s): 1907-1960; 1981

Harry B. Eisberg Jr. (b.1915), physician for the US Navy. Dartmouth College Class of 1936. The collections contains letters from Eisberg Sr. to his son and photographs of "Operation High Jump" and "Operation Deep Freeze I." Ephemera including medical articles and pamphlets, some authored by Eisberg Sr., school papers of both Eisberg Sr. and Jr. as well as material related to Eisberg Jr.'s time at Dartmouth College are also included.