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Correspondence and personal papers, 1942 - 1958

Part of Stefansson Mss-219: Isaac Taylor papers


Contains professional and personal correspondence, academic, medical and professional records, articles (photocopies), medical reports, his journal (typescript), and ephemera related to his service during "Operation Deep Freeze" as Chief Medical Officer at McMurdo base, Antarctica studying hypothermia and the human response to cold. Of note are drawings and letters from his children, including his son, musician James Taylor.


  • 1942 - 1958

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Language of Materials

From the Collection: English

Part of the Rauner Special Collections Library Repository

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