Personal Diary of J.M. Wiseman fireman of S.S. Roosevelt, 1908-06-09-1909-10-02 Rauner Stefansson Manuscript Mss-285

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Title:

Personal Diary of J.M. Wiseman fireman of S.S. Roosevelt

Call Number:

Rauner Stefansson Manuscript Mss-285

Collection Dates:

1908-06-09-1909-10-02

Size of Collection:

1 Volume, 21 cm.

Abstract:

Diary of John M. Wiseman; a fireman aboard the S.S. Roosevelt. The Roosevelt was Robert Peary's ship on his final expedition to reach the North Pole.

Access to Collection:

Unrestricted.

Use & Access

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Conditions Governing Access

Unrestricted.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright on this material has not been evaluated. You are free to use this material in any way that is permitted by copyright that applies to your use.

Introduction to the Collection

Diary of John M. Wiseman; a fireman aboard the S.S. Roosevelt. The Roosevelt was Robert Peary's ship on his final expedition to reach the North Pole. The diary recounts Wiseman's role and experiences on board and includes an account of hunting for Narwhales, exploring Greenland, hunting, Inuit life, and the death of chief scientist Ross G. Marvin.

Biography

J.M. Wiseman was a fireman aboard the S.S. Roosevelt, the ship Robert Peary used for his last polar expedition.

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