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Charles Culmer papers

Identifier: Mss-253
Stefansson Mss-253

  • Staff Only


The papers of Charles U. Culmer contain letters, telegrams, reports, notes, photographs, and a map of the Northern Territories kept by Culmer when based on Padloping Island at Post Base Crystal Three, off of Baffin Island, during World War II. The documents contain details about the Arctic, Native peoples and life on the base. Of note is a history of the base begun by Culmer and carried on by subsequent officers.


  • 1941 - 1944


Conditions Governing Access


Conditions Governing Use

Permission from Dartmouth College required for publication or reproduction.


.25 linear ft. (1 box)

Language of Materials


Additional Description


The papers of Charles Culmer contains a report, correspondence, notes, telegrams and maps relating to the Crystal Three weather outpost base operated by the U.S. Army Air Force on Padloping Island, Canada.

Part of the Rauner Library Archives and Manuscripts Repository

6065 Webster Hall
Hanover NH 03755 USA

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