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Arctic Ephemera Collection

Stefansson Mss-288
 Collection
Identifier: Mss-288

Description

The collection contains ephemera related to Arctic exploration, its indigenous people and the Arctic environment including trade cards and advertisements, programs, broadsides, posters, photographs, stereo view cards, glass slides, drawings, watercolors, letters, prints, puzzles and games. The collection documents popular visual representations of the Arctic in print for arts and business. Of note are a letter by Rudyard Kipling regarding his cultural appropriation in "The Jungle Book" and a print "Landing the Treasures" by George Cruickshank. The collection was compiled by an anonymous collector.

Dates

  • 1773 - 1968
  • Majority of material found within 1840 - 1931

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

20 Linear Feet (13 boxes)

Overview

The collection, compiled by an anonymous collector, contains printed material, photographs, letters, publicity material and games on Arctic subjects. Thee collection documents popular visual representations of the Arctic in print for arts and business.

Part of the Rauner Special Collections Library Repository

Contact:
6065 Webster Hall
Hanover NH 03755 USA