Equipment Files (EQ)

Scope and Content

This series includes published pamphlets about equipment purchased; equipment manuals, inventories and instructions; correspondence on condition of equipment and details of problems; reports on the boats [Salterella,Collenia]. Also including photographs and sketches/plans of the boats.

Administrative / Biographical History

Equipment used by expedition teams included Atco Boatimpeller (outboard motor boat engine), motor boats [Saltarella & Collenia, Lingulella, and Arctoceras]; radio, echo-sounders, outboards; drilling equipment; skidoos; and various camping items such as tents, sledges, skis, and crampons Members of the expedition would also have had access to measuring equipment, binoculars, and cameras.

Other Finding Aids

A volunteer, Mrs Aislinn Hendrix listed the records in October 2013. This was completed in January 2014. A spreadsheet is available.

Custodial History

26 boxes were identified as expedition files. These were listed and repackaged by museum volunteer (Aislinn Hendrix) into 18 conservation grade boxes during the Isaac Newtron Trust (INT) funded project in 2013.