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Edward Belcher notebook

Stefansson Mss-245
 Collection
Identifier: Mss-245

Description

The papers of Edward Belcher contain one pocket notebook entitled “Voyage to Iceland 1860”, detailing a voyage from Plymouth to Iceland in 1860. It mainly includes artist sketches of Iceland harbors and landscapes, architectural plans/notes, with observations on the ornithology, geology and geography of Iceland as well as course plotting.

Dates

  • 1860

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Unrestricted.

Conditions Governing Use

Permission from Dartmouth College required for publication or reproduction.

Extent

.10 linear ft. (1 notebook)

Overview

Edward Belcher (1799-1877). Contains one notebook used on a trip to Iceland in 1860. Of note are sketches of landforms, churches and architectural detailing.

Part of the Rauner Special Collections Library Repository

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