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Harry B. Eisberg Jr. papers

Identifier: Mss-281
Stefansson Mss-281

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The papers of Harry Eisberg Jr. consist of 40 black and white photographs, pamphlets, reprints, manuscripts, a journal, school newspapers, some educational records and ephemera. The photographs document his involvement with "Operation High Jump" (The United States Navy Antarctic Development Program) a US Navy operation organized to establish the Antarctic research base Little America IV, and "Operation Deep Freeze I," a support operation for the research conducted by the International Geophysical Year (IGY). The collection also contains some personal papers of Harry B. Eisberg Jr., and of his father Harry B. Eisberg Sr., including material related to Eisberg Jr.'s time at Dartmouth College and in Italy and reprints and manuscripts of Eisberg Sr.'s journal articles on intestinal obstructions.


  • 1907-1960; 1981


Conditions Governing Access


Conditions Governing Use

Permission from Dartmouth College required for publication or reproduction.


.75 linear ft. (1 box)

Language of Materials


Additional Description


Harry B. Eisberg Jr. (b.1915), physician for the US Navy. Dartmouth College Class of 1936. The collections contains letters from Eisberg Sr. to his son and photographs of "Operation High Jump" and "Operation Deep Freeze I." Ephemera including medical articles and pamphlets, some authored by Eisberg Sr., school papers of both Eisberg Sr. and Jr. as well as material related to Eisberg Jr.'s time at Dartmouth College are also included.

Part of the Rauner Library Archives and Manuscripts Repository

6065 Webster Hall
Hanover NH 03755 USA

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