The collection comprises of material relating to the first United States Navy Antarctic Expedition, 1955-1956 (Operation Deep Freeze).
W J L Smith collection
- This material is held at
- ReferenceGB 15 W J L Smith
- Dates of Creation1956
- Name of Creator
- Language of MaterialEnglish.
- Physical DescriptionExpedition material
Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
W J L Smith was involved with the United States Navy Antarctic Expedition, 1955-1956 (Operation Deep Freeze)
The collection is arranged chronologically.
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Descriptions compiled by N. Boneham, Assistant Archivist with assistance from R. Stancombe and reference to Antarctic Chronology, unpublished corrected revision of Chronological list of Antarctic expeditions and related historical events Robert Keith Headland (1 December 2001) Cambridge University Press (1989) ISBN 0521309034
Other Finding Aids
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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