The collection comprises of material relating to the Carnegie Museum Expedition to Labrador, 1917 (leader Todd)
Olaus Murie collection
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- ReferenceGB 15 Olaus Murie
- Dates of Creation1917
- Name of Creator
- Language of MaterialEnglish.
- Physical DescriptionExpedition material (161 leaves)
Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
Olaus Johan Murie was born in Minnesota in March 1889. The son of Norwegian immigrants he graduated from Pacific University, Oregon in 1912. By 1920 he was employed by the United States Fish and Wildlife Service. Murie travelled widely in Alaska, Yukon Territory and Aleutian Islands. He died in October 1963
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Descriptions compiled by N. Boneham, Assistant Archivist with assistance from R. Stancombe and reference to Polar Record 1964 volume 12 number 78
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Clive Holland Manuscripts in the Scott Polar Research Institute, Cambridge, England - a catalogue, Garland Publishing New York and London (1982) ISBN 0824093941.
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