Collection: Herbert Drury papers

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Herbert Drury papers

Stefansson Mss-80
Identifier: Mss-80


The papers of Herbert R. Drury consist of photographs, negatives, slides, reports, correspondence and maps, as well as 16 mm film strips chronicling Drury's four trips to Arctic Canada and Greenland as a member of John Teal's musk ox capturing expedition and as a member of Project "Mint Julep" and Operation "Cold Deck" for the U.S. Army. Articles on the domestication of musk oxen as well as Drury's thesis on musk oxen are also included.


  • 1931 - 2010


Conditions Governing Access


Conditions Governing Use

Permission from Dartmouth College required for publication or reproduction.


4.5 linear ft. (4 boxes)

Language of Materials



Herbert R. Drury (1929-2011), educator. Dartmouth College Class of 1952. Consist of materials related to Drury's work and interest in the arctic. Includes papers on 1950's projects "Mint Julep", "Cold Deck," and Camp Century. Also contains documentation on attempts to introduce and domesticate Musk Ox.

Notes for Cataloger

Herbert Drury; Musk Oxen; Operation "Mint Julep"; Operation "Cold Deck"; Greenland; Thule; Camp Century; CRREL; John J. Teal; U.S. Weather Bureau Polar Operations; Domestication of musk oxen

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