Aagaard, correspondence

Scope and Content

  • MS 100/1/1-90;D Letters (90) to Hugh Robert Mill, 1927-1949 [Regarding currant polar literature, his writing and historical questions] 103 leaves, holograph and typescript
  • MS 1325/1/1-2;D Letters (2) to Hugh Robert Mill, 1930-1932 [Regarding life of Fridtjof Nansen] 5 leaves, holograph and typescript
  • MS 356/41/1-12;D Letters (12) to Robert Neal Rudmose Brown, 17 December 1927 to 6 March 1948 [Regarding Fangst og forsking i sydishavet] 18 leaves, holograph and typescript

Administrative / Biographical History

The correspondence comprises primarily of letters to the geographer and meteorologist Hugh Robert Mill on a wide range of polar subjects with additional letters to Robert Neal Rudmose Brown regarding his work on whaling and exploration.


The correspondence is arranged alphabetically by recipient.

Related Material

SPRI archival collection for Gordon Hays contains correspondence regarding Aagaard, his work and translation of a 2 volume history of whaling.