Stefansson, papers

Scope and Content

  • MS 987/5;D Indenture, undated [Minister of Interior of Canada and Stefansson] 7 leaves, carbon
  • MS 1095;D Interview, 30 to 31 August 1957 [Comments on Eskimo words, clothing in polar regions and reminiscences of Arctic experience] 25 leaves, typescript (Xerox)
  • MS 1256/1-27;MJ Encyclopaedia Arctica, 1974 [Edited by Stefansson] microfilm (27 reels)
  • MS 634/3;BJ Stefansson's glossary of sea ice terms, [1944] 1 volume, typescript

Administrative / Biographical History

The papers cover Stefansson's work including his encyclopaedia of the Arctic and glossary of sea ice terms