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The Papers of Fridtjof Nansen in the Dartmouth College Library

WMST Mss-156

Descriptive Summary

Creator: Nansen, Fridtjof
Title Remainder: Papers. 1898-1961
Dates: 1898-1961
Identification: Mss-156





NANSEN, FRIDTJOF 1861 - 1930



.25 lin. ft.



Papers



Arctic explorer, statesman, humanitarian.



First to cross Greenland; drifted in his ship the Fram in 1895, and reached highest lat. yet attained. Headed Norwegian delegation to League of Nations and served as High Commissioner for Refugees. Awarded Nobel Peace Prize, 1922



BOX I

LETTERS



FOLDER : 1.

From Nansen's secretary, Lionel Clapham, to W.Newall, London, 1898



From Nansen (2) to Gilbert Murray; 1924, 1926



NANSEN CENTENARY



United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees



FOLDER : 2.

“A beacon in the darkness; in memory of Fridtjof Nansen”



8 p.



“Fridtjof Nansen; scientist and humanitarian”



26 1.



United States Committee for Refugees



FOLDER : 3.

Observation of centenary of Fridtjof Nansen, Resolution



Newsletter



News release



FOLDER : 4.

Set of 11 photographs with captions



Miscellaneous



FOLDER : 5.

Program of service at Washington Cathedral



Program of Polish memorial service



Excerpts from Congressional Record



Letters from Evelyn Stefansson to Edward B. Marks and Toralv Duus Lorentzen



Telegram from White House to Nansen Centennial Committee (photocopy)



FOLDER : 6.

Exhibit material used at Dartmouth College



FOLDER : 6A.

“Fridtjof Nansen (1861-1930), A Centennial Appraisal,” an Address by Arthur M. Wilson, Dartmouth College, November 14, 1961.



PUBLISHED ARTICLES



Articles about Nansen by others



FOLDER : 7.

“Dr. Fridtjof Nansen; what he has done, what he proposes to do”, by Walter Crouch, 1893



“Fridtjof Nansen (1861 - 1930)”, by Von Hermann Rudiger



“The Nansens” by J. Arthur Bain



FOLDER : 8.

“Nansen's `Farthest North' ”, by Edward Whymper



“Nansen's `Farthest North' ”, anon.



“The Nansen North Pole expedition”, anon., 1893



“Nansen off to the North Pole”, anon., 1893



“Two views of Fridtjof Nansen”, by Lord Shackleton, and Philip Voel-Baker, 1961



Articles by Nansen



FOLDER : 9.

“First crossing of Greenland”, 1891



“Polar bear shooting in the east coast of Greenland”, 1894



PHOTOGRAPHS



FOLDER : 10.

Signed portrait, May 17, 1928.