Collection: Laurence Gould diary and correspondence

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Laurence Gould diary and correspondence

Stefansson Mss-46
 Collection
Identifier: Mss-46

Description

The collection of Laurence McKinley Gould contains a diary kept while being second-in- command of the First Byrd Antarctic Expedition (1928-1930). Correspondence with Richard E. Byrd, Robert A. Bartlett, George J. Dufek, Sigrun Nansen and Finn Ronne is also included.

Dates

  • 1928 - 1959

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Unrestricted.

Conditions Governing Use

Permission from Dartmouth College required for publication or reproduction.

Extent

.5 linear ft. (1 box)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

Laurence McKinley Gould (1896-1995), polar explorer, educator and geologist. Consist of a diary of his service as second-in-command of the First Byrd Antarctic Expedition (1928-1930), as well as correspondence with Byrd and others relating to Antarctic exploration.

Part of the Rauner Special Collections Library Repository

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