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Vilhjalmur Stefansson correspondence

Stefansson Mss-196
 Collection
Identifier: Mss-196
The correspondence of Vilhjalmur Stefansson contains personal as well as professional correspondence chronicling his life, writings, research and expeditions. They include manuscripts, clippings, catalogues, bills and receipts as well as canceled checks and bank statements. Of note are his extensive correspondence with Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, the author Fannie Hurst, and explorer Robert E. Peary's daughter Marie Stafford Peary as well as with the Lomen Brothers of Nome, Alaska and many other scientific as well as creative leaders of his time.

Dates

  • 1895 - 1962

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Unrestricted.

Conditions Governing Use

Permission from Dartmouth College required for publication or reproduction.

Extent

144.5 linear ft. (96 boxes)

Overview

Vilhjalmur Stefansson (1879-1962); personal as well as professional correspondence, manuscripts, clippings, catalogues, bills and receipts as well as canceled checks and bank statements chronicling his life, writings, research and expeditions.

Repository Details

Part of the Rauner Special Collections Library Repository

Contact:
6065 Webster Hall
Hanover NH 03755 USA