Dorsey US Antarctic Service Expedition, 1939-1941

Scope and Content

  • MS 994;D Claim sheet, 11 February 1941 [Deposited in Palmer Land, Antarctica]

Administrative / Biographical History

The United States Antarctic Service Expedition, 1939-1941(leader Richard Byrd) expanded on the two previous expedition led by Byrd to the Antarctic. Extensive aerial surveys were carried out from two bases Little America II and East Base

Arrangement

Chronological

Note

The collection includes letters and telegrams (12) relating to the deposit and discovery of the sheet, 25 June to 4 August 1971

Related Material

The Institute holds an archival collection for the expedition leader Richard Byrd and expedition member Joseph Healy

Additional Information

The collection includes letters and telegrams (12) relating to the deposit and discovery of the sheet, 25 June to 4 August 1971