Guide to the Papers of George R. Putnam, 1896-1898, 2013Stef Mss-273

Full Finding Aid

Title:

Guide to the Papers of George R. Putnam, 1896-1898, 2013

Call Number:

Stef Mss-273

Collection Dates:

1896-1898, 2013

Size of Collection:

2 boxes (3 linear ft.)

Abstract:

Contains a diary from the 1896 Peary Greenland Expedition with Putnam's account of his surveying activities. The diary is accompanied by a photographic album of the Greenland expedition as well as two coastal surveying trips to Alaska in 1897 and 1898. (Preservation use copies included.)

Access to Collection:

Unrestricted.

Use & Access

The materials represented in this guide may be accessed through the Rauner Special Collections Library at Dartmouth College. Rauner Library is located in Webster Hall. The materials must be used on-site and may not leave Rauner Library.

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Access to Collection

Unrestricted.

Use Restrictions

Permission from Dartmouth College required for publication or reproduction.

Introduction to the Collection

Contains a diary from the 1896 Peary Greenland Expedition with Putnam's account of his surveying activities. The diary is accompanied by a photographic album of the Greenland expedition as well as two coastal surveying trips to Alaska in 1897 and 1898. The Diary was largely recorded at Umanak, Greenland where Putnam carried out his observations. The photographic album contains images from the Greenland expedition as well as an 1897 surveying trip to the Pribilof Islands in Alaska and an 1898 surveying trip to the Yukon River Delta. (Preservation use copies included.)

Biography

George R, Putnam (1865-1953). Commissioner of the US lighthouse service (1910-1935) and a surveyor for the US Coast and Geodetic Survey (1890-1910.)

Series, Box & Folder List

Series 1, Preservation surrogates, 2013

Use copies of diary and photographic album.

Access Restrictions

Unrestricted.

Box: 1, Dates: 2013

Use copies of diary and photographic album.

Access Restrictions

Unrestricted.

Box Contents

  • There is no folder listing for this box.

Series 2, Originals, 1896-1898

Original diary and photographic album.

Access Restrictions

Unrestricted.

Box: 2, Dates: 1896-1898

Original diary and photographic album

Access Restrictions

Unrestricted.

Box Contents

  • There is no folder listing for this box.

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