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P.W. Johnson diary

Stefansson Mss-209
 Collection
Identifier: Mss-209
The diary of P.W. Johnson chronicles his experiences as a member of the Greely Relief Expedition of 1884. Laid in is a sheet with a fragment of a flag attached. The sheet is signed by David Brainard, a member of the Lady Franklin Bay Expedition, attesting that this was part of the flag flown when he made his attempt for the North Pole.

Dates

  • 1884-05-01 - 1884-08-27

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Unrestricted.

Conditions Governing Use

Permission from Dartmouth College required for publication or reproduction.

Extent

.25 linear ft. (1 box)

Overview

P.W. Johnson, seaman on the Greely Relief Expedition. Consist of his holograph diary, includes a sheet with a fragment of a flag attached, signed by David Brainard, a member of the lady Franklin Bay Expedition, attesting that this was part of the flag was flown when he made his attempt for the North Pole.

Repository Details

Part of the Rauner Special Collections Library Repository

Contact:
6065 Webster Hall
Hanover NH 03755 USA