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Alexander Karanikas papers

Stefansson Mss-246
 Collection
Identifier: Mss-246

Description

The Papers of Alexander Karanikas contain his personal war-time correspondence with Bess Needleman, their renewed correspondence in the 1970's, and copies of his published articles and poems with letters from the publishers. The letters relate to Karanikas’ work under Vilhjalmur Stefansson on arctic and cold weather flying at the Cold Weather Testing Detachment near Fairbanks, Alaska.

Dates

  • 1943 - 2006

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Unrestricted.

Conditions Governing Use

These materials may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.).

Extent

.5 linear ft. (1 box) : Typescripts, signed holographs.

Overview

Alexander Karanikas, Harvard class of 1939, Staff Sergeant in the Army Air Corp and author. Papers primarily document Karanikas’ work under Vilhjalmur Stefansson on arctic and cold weather flying at the Cold Weather Testing Detachment near Fairbanks, Alaska.

Part of the Rauner Special Collections Library Repository

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