Overview Umberto Nobile (1885-1978), aviator. The collection consists of 16 letters from arctic aviator Umberto Nobile to Mrs. Harriet Lund. The letters thank Mrs. Lund for her gifts and kind letters over a number of years (1920-1933) and allude in a very few places to a sadness concerning his tragic Italia expedition.
Overview Umberto Nobile (1885-1978), Italian aeronautical engineer and arctic explorer. Consist of the typescript for his book "With the Italia to the North," as well as articles, galley proofs, newspaper clippings, a scrapbook and a poster related to his failed polar airship flight of 1928.