Alexander Karanikas, 1943 - 2006, LettersStefansson Mss-246

Introduction to the Collection

The Papers of Alexander Karanikas contain his personal war-time correspondence with Bess Needleman, their renewed correspondence in the 1970's, and copies of his published articles and poems with letters from the publishers. The letters relate to Karanikas' work under Vilhjalmur Stefansson on arctic and cold weather flying at the Cold Weather Testing Detachment near Fairbanks, Alaska.

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