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Personal Diary of J.M. Wiseman fireman of S.S. Roosevelt

Stefansson Mss-285
 Collection
Identifier: Mss-285

Description

Diary of John M. Wiseman; a fireman aboard the S.S. Roosevelt. The Roosevelt was Robert Peary's ship on his final expedition to reach the North Pole. The diary recounts Wiseman's role and experiences on board and includes an account of hunting for Narwhales, exploring Greenland, hunting, Inuit life, and the death of chief scientist Ross G. Marvin.

Dates

  • 1908-06-09 - 1909-10-02

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Unrestricted.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright on this material has not been evaluated. You are free to use this material in any way that is permitted by copyright that applies to your use.

Extent

.10 linear ft. (1 volume) ; 21 cm.

Overview

Diary of John M. Wiseman; a fireman aboard the S.S. Roosevelt. The Roosevelt was Robert Peary's ship on his final expedition to reach the North Pole.

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