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The Papers of Robert Bell at Dartmouth College

WMST Mss-173

Descriptive Summary

Creator: Bell, Robert
Title Remainder: Papers. 1873-1907
Dates: 1873-1907
Identification: Mss-173










Robert Bell, 1841-1917



Collection contains papers relating to Bell's work on the Hudson's Bay Expeditions of 1884 and 1885, his work for the Geological Survey of Canada, and his interest in other matters pertaining to the Arctic. Collection includes a letter from Julien Stewart Camsel about the International Polar Expedition of 1882-1883, a letter from Henry Philip Dawson about the meeting of the international Polar Commission in Vienna, and a meeting of the International Polar Commission in Vienna, and a letter from William Smith about Bell's medical service in the Hudson's Bay Expeditions of 1884 and 1885. Also includes a letter from Moritz Karl Lindeman, in which Lindeman, on behalf of the Geographische Gesellschaft in Bremen, inquires about sending an expedition to Hudson Bay. Bell's medical notes from the Hudson's Bay Expedition of 1885 and his accounts for expenses incurred during field exploration trips for the Geological Survey of Canada in 1888, 1891-1897, 1901-1903, and 1907 are also included.



Letters to Bell



FOLDER : 1.

Anderson, William Patrick



FOLDER : 2.

Camsell, Julien Stewart



FOLDER : 3.

Dawson, Henry Philip



FOLDER : 4.

Gordon, Andrew Robertson



FOLDER : 5.

Lindeman, Moritz Karl Adolf



FOLDER : 6.

MacKay, William



FOLDER : 7.

Payne, Hugh D.



FOLDER : 7A.

Routledge, W. W.



FOLDER : 8.

Skynner, William J.



FOLDER : 9.

Smith, William



1884-1893



[20 items]



Concerning Bell's medical service on Hudson's Bay Expedition



FOLDER : 10.

Wakeham, William, 1845-



1897



[2 items]



Preliminary to joining expedition to Hudson Bay



Notes



FOLDER : 11.

Field expenses



1888-1907



[12 items]



Accounts for field exploration with Geological Survey of Canada.



FOLDER : 12.

Medical notes



1885



[10 items]



Relating to cases treated aboard the S.S. Alert.





Adjunct Descriptive Data

Author: Bell, Robert, 1841-1917.

Title: Papers, 1873-1907.

Collation: 1 box (0.2 ft.)

Notes: Holographs, signed; typescripts, signed; holographs.

Unpublished guide in the repository.

Collection contains papers relating to Robert Bell's work on the Hudson's Bay Expeditions of 1884 and 1885, his work for the Geological Survey of Canada, and his interest in other matters preteining to the Arctic. Collection includes a letter from Julien Stewart Camsell about the International Polar Expedition of 1882-1883, a letter from Henry Philip Dawson about the meeting of the International Polar Commission in Vienna, and a letter from William Smith about Bell's medical services in the Hudson's Bay Expeditions of 1884 and 1885. Also includes a letter from Moritz [UNK] Lindeman, in which [UNK], on behalf of the Geographische Gesellschaft in Bremen, inquires about sending [UNK] expedition to Hudson Bay. Bell's medical notes from the Hudson's Bay Expedition of 1885 and his accounts for expenses incurred during field exploration trips for the Geological Survey of Canada in 1888, 1891-1897, 1901-1903, and 1907 are also included. Other correspondents are William P. Anderson, Andrew Robertson Gordon, Hugh D. Payne, William J. Skinner, and William Wakeman.

Type: Manuscript

Language: eng

Subjects: Dawson, George Mercer, 1849-1901.

Dawson, Henry Philip.

McDonald, Kenneth.

Penck, Albrecht, 1858-

Ray, Patrick Henry, 1842-1911.

Alert (Ship).

Diana (Steamship).

Geographische Gesellschaft in Bremen.

Geological Survey of Canada.

Hudson's Bay Company.

Hudson's Bay Expedition (1884).

Hudson's Bay Expedition (1885).

Hudson's Bay Expedition (1886).

International Polar Commission.

International Polar Expedition (1882-1883).

Birds -- Eggs and nests.

Northwest Territories -- Description and travel.

Point Barrow (Alaska) -- Antiquities.

Southampton Island (N.W.T.)

Yukon River Valley (Yukon and Alaska) -- Description and travel.

Other Au: Anderson, William Patrick, 1851-

Camsell, Julien Stewart.

Dawson, Henry Philip.

Gordon, Andrew Robertson.

Lindeman, Moritz Karl Adolf, 1823-1908.

MacKay, William.

Payne, Hugh D.

Routledge, W. W.

Skynner, William J.

Smith, William.

Wakeman, William, 1845-

Location: Baker Spec. Coll., Manuscript Stef. Mss/173