Collection: Frederick G. Dustin logbook

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Frederick G. Dustin logbook

Stefansson Mss-227
Identifier: Mss-227


The collection contains Frederick G. Dustin's logbook kept by Frederick Dustin while a member of the Second Byrd Antarctic Expedition, tracing the route from Boston to the Antarctic via Wellington, New Zealand. Includes descriptions of daily life on the ship, on shore at Little America and the Bay of Whales on the Ross Ice Shelf, and while exploring by airplane. Also included are descriptions of several flights to explore and map large areas including the Rockefeller Plateau. Among the individuals described are Admiral Byrd, Chief Scientist Thomas Poulter, and Lincoln Ellsworth.


  • 1933 - 1934


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Conditions Governing Use

Permission from Dartmouth College required for publication or reproduction.


.25 linear ft. (1 box)

Language of Materials



Frederic G. Dustin. Consist of a logbook kept by Dustin while a member of the Second Byrd Antarctic Expedition.

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