Stefansson, correspondence

Scope and Content

  • MS 101/88/1-2;D Letters (2) to William Speirs Bruce, 1913 [Regarding help given by Bruce to his expedition] 4 leaves, typescript
  • MS 1399/2/1-5;D Letters (5) to Frida Harold, 29 June 1903 to 6 June 1904 [Activities] 9 leaves, holograph
  • MS 100/122/1-2;D Letters (2) to Hugh Robert Mill, 26 August and 2 October 1922 [Regarding Shackleton's intended Canadian expedition] typescript
  • MS 770/1;D Letter to Professor G St John Perrott, 21 November 1916 [Memories of Perrott'' influence on him] holograph
  • MS 1453/195/1-2;D Letters (2) to Lady Kathleen Scott, 8 April 1920 and 25 October 1921 [Personal news] 2 leaves, holograph and typescript
  • MS 215/4;D Letter to Sir Ernest Henry Shackleton, 15 April 1920 [Regarding living off the land in North American Arctic] typescript
  • MS 356/87/1-4;D Letters (4) to Robert Neal Rudmose Brown, 29 April 1922 to 13 January 1928 [Various polar topics] 5 leaves, typescript
  • MS 1188/1-3;D Letters (3) to Charles Wright, September to October 1923 [Regarding Hugh Robert Mill, Fritdjof Nansen, Northwest course of Empire and Antarctica] 6 leaves, typescript (Xerox)

Administrative / Biographical History

The correspondence relates to Arctic exploration and personal matters


The correspondence is arranged alphabetically by recipient

Related Material

The Institute holds archival collections for several of Stefansson's correspondents