Collection: Don Charles Foote papers

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Don Charles Foote papers

Stefansson Mss-35
 Collection
Identifier: Mss-35

Description

The collection contains manuscripts by Don Charles Foote including the typescript for "Hammerfest, Norway - A Study in Historical Geography," as well as typescripts for lectures on whaling and Iñupiat groups, including the Tikiġaġmiut, Noatagmiut, and Naupaktomiut and other Indigenous Arctic peoples (sometimes referred to as “Eskimos.”) A logbook kept during Foote's trip to Alaska in 1959, as well as photocopies of correspondence regarding the whereabouts of logs of British ships operating in western Alaskan waters from 1820 to 1850 are also included.

Dates

  • 1956 - 1964

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Unrestricted.

Conditions Governing Use

Permission from Dartmouth College required for publication or reproduction.

Extent

.25 linear ft. (1 box)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

Don Charles Foote (1931-1969), professor of geography. Dartmouth College Class of 1953. Consist of typescripts on Iñupiat groups in Alaska (sometimes referred to as "Eskimos"), whaling in the Arctic Ocean and historical geography of Hammerfest, Norway. Photocopies of letters on the whereabouts of logs of British ships operating in western Alaskan waters, as well as a travel log and obituaries are also included.

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