Harry B. Eisberg Jr. papers, 1928-1960 Rauner Stefansson Manuscript Mss-281

Introduction to the Collection

The papers of Harry Eisberg Jr. consist of 40 black and white photographs, pamphlets, reprints, manuscripts, a journal, school newspapers, some educational records and ephemera. The photographs document his involvement with "Operation High Jump" (The United States Navy Antarctic Development Program) a US Navy operation organized to establish the Antarctic research base Little America IV, and "Operation Deep Freeze I," a support operation for the research conducted by the International Geophysical Year (IGY). The collection also contains some personal papers of Harry B. Eisberg Jr., and of his father Harry B. Eisberg Sr., including material related to Eisberg Jr.'s time at Dartmouth College and in Italy and reprints and manuscripts of Eisberg Sr.'s journal articles on intestinal obstructions.

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