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David Brainard papers

Stefansson Mss-189
 Collection
Identifier: Mss-189
The papers of David Legge Brainard consist of diaries, correspondence, photographs, and clippings related to his service as officer in the Lady Franklin Bay Expedition (1881-1884). Correspondents include Kent Colwell, Gunnar Isachsen, Joseph Robinson, Frank M. Paape, C.G. Abbott, George H. Chambers, Casper Whitney, Mrs. Donald L. McVickar, Alden Todd, and Vilhjalmur Stefansson. Photographs include family members and Brainard portraits, as well as group photo with Ernest H. Shackleton. A bound journal with clippings and the framed star of the flag from the expedition are also included.

Dates

  • 1880 - 1975

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Unrestricted.

Conditions Governing Use

Permission from Dartmouth College required for publication or reproduction.

Extent

1.25 linear ft. (3 boxes)

Overview

David Legge Brainard (1856-1946), military officer and seaman. Consist of a diary, correspondence, and other papers and published works relating to his service as officer in the Lady Franklin Bay Expedition (1881-1884). Photo prints of members of the Brainard family and other photographs, as well as a bound journal with clippings and the framed star of the flag from the expedition are also included.

Repository Details

Part of the Rauner Special Collections Library Repository

Contact:
6065 Webster Hall
Hanover NH 03755 USA