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

Arrangement

The correspondence is arranged alphabetically by recipient

Related Material

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