Frank H. Atkinson papers, 1919-1922 Rauner Stefansson Manuscript Mss-6

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Frank H. Atkinson papers

Call Number:

Rauner Stefansson Manuscript Mss-6

Collection Dates:


Size of Collection:

.25 linear ft., 1 box


The collection contains Frank H. Atkinson's University of Leeds thesis "Ovibos Fibre" and muskox fur samples, as well as a report.

Access to Collection:


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.

Rauner Special Collections Library is open to the public and in most cases no appointment is necessary. The exception is in the case of materials stored off site for which there may be a delay of up to 48 hours in retrieval. Please consult the Access to Collection statement below or contact Rauner Reference.

Conditions Governing Access


Conditions Governing Use

Permission from Dartmouth College required for publication or reproduction.

Introduction to the Collection

The papers of Frank H. Atkinson contain his bound University of Leeds thesis "Ovibos Fibre" as well as muskox fur samples and a report. (Viljalmur Stefansson had obtained 40 pounds of ovibos or musk-ox wool for Altkinson who studied and tested it.)

Box & Folder List

Box: 1, 1919-1922

Access Restrictions



Box Contents

  • Folder: 1, "Ovibos Fibre," thesis, manuscript with appendix containing extract from letter written by O. S. Finnie, 1922
  • Folder: 2, Sample cards of Ovibos fibers, undated
  • Folder: 3, Report of the Royal Commission invesitgate the possibilities of musk-ox industries in the Arctic and sub-Arctic regions of Canada, 1919

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