Mason, United States Antarctic Expedition

Scope and Content

  • MS 1019;D Instructions, 11 October 1929 [Description and operating instructions for portable radio equipment] 16 leaves

Administrative / Biographical History

The United States Antarctic Expedition, 1928-1930 (leader Richard Evelyn Byrd) set up base at 'Little America' at the Bay of Whales, Ross Sea Sector. Reconnaissance flights and sledge journeys were undertaken. 42 men wintered at the base.



Related Material

See SPRI collection GB 015 Laurence Gould for additional material relating to this expedition.