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Charles McClain diary excerpts and correspondence

Stefansson Mss-85
 Collection
Identifier: Mss-85
The papers of Charles S. McClain contain a typescript of extracts from McClain's diary, entitled "The tale of an icy cruise." The entries, dated May 22 to July 24, 1884, cover the period that McClain was serving on the "Alert," one of the ships sent in search of the Lady Franklin Bay Expedition. The entries were edited by Josephine B. McClain Jordan. Some correspondence concerning the diary is also included.

Dates

  • 1884 - 1944

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Unrestricted.

Conditions Governing Use

Permission from Dartmouth College required for publication or reproduction.

Extent

.25 linear ft. (1 box)

Overview

Consist of a typescript of extracts from McClain's diary, entitled "The tale of an icy cruise," edited by Josephine B. McClain Jordan. Collection includes some correspondence concerning the diary.

Repository Details

Part of the Rauner Special Collections Library Repository

Contact:
6065 Webster Hall
Hanover NH 03755 USA