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Albert Operti correspondence

Stefansson Mss-165
 Collection
Identifier: Mss-165
The Papers of Albert Operti contains correspondence with Arctic explorers, including David L. Brainard and Henry Biederbeck, survivors of the Lady Franklin Bay Expedition, Capt. J. E. Bernier, Donald B. MacMillan, and others. Letters discuss Operti's involvement in expeditions to the Arctic and career as an artist. Also includes a 43 x 58 cm. watercolor painting on fiberboard by Operti of Peary's steamship "Hope" encountering whalers at sea, probably painted during the Greenland expedition of 1896.

Dates

  • 1886 - 1926

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Unrestricted.

Conditions Governing Use

Permission from Dartmouth College required for publication or reproduction.

Extent

2 linear ft. (2 boxes)

Overview

Albert Operti (1852-1927). Contains correspondence and a watercolor of the steamship "Hope" encountering whalers.

Repository Details

Part of the Rauner Special Collections Library Repository

Contact:
6065 Webster Hall
Hanover NH 03755 USA