Guide to the Papers of Vilhjalmur Stefansson, 1902 - 1962Stefansson Mss-98

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Series 11, Papers, 1940-1949

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Box: 50, Dates: 1940-1951

Correspondence and Diaries

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  • Folder: 1, Correspondence: Christmas Card, circa 1943-1949
  • Folder: 2, Correspondence: Christmas Card, circa 1943-1949
  • Folder: 3, Correspondence: Christmas Card, circa 1943-1949
  • Folder: 4, Correspondence: Christmas Card, circa 1943-1949
  • Folder: 5, Correspondence: Christmas Card, circa 1943-1949
  • Folder: 6, Correspondence: General, circa 1943-1949
  • Folder: 7, Correspondence concerning "Encyclopedia Arctica", 1946
  • Folder: 8, Diaries, August 7 - October 7, 1943
  • Folder: 9, Diaries, July 21 - October 8, 1944
  • Folder: 10, Diaries, February 9 - March 7; Alaska Trip: July 17-August 14, 1945
  • Folder: 11, Diaries, January 1 - November 8, 1946
  • Folder: 12, Diaries, January 1 - July 18, 1947
  • Folder: 13, Diaries, July 6 - November 3, November 2 - December 16, 1947
  • Folder: 14, Diaries, January 1 - November 15, 1948
  • Folder: 15, Diaries, January 1 - December 31, 1949
  • Folder: 16, Mileage on cart trips, 1947-1951
  • Folder: 17, Summary of correspondence, 3x5 cards, 1940-1949

Box: 51, Dates: 1940-1944

Manuscripts for lectures, radio talks and books

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  • Folder: 1, "Power at the Poles" by Leonard Outwaite, 1940
  • Folder: 2, "Alaska and Siberia in the Pacific War" Interview with V.S., 1940
  • Folder: 3, "Flight for Freedom", 1941
  • Folder: 4, "Military aspects of the Arctic", 1941
  • Folder: 5, "New frontiers of peace and war", 1941
  • Folder: 6, "Around the world in thirty minutes," radio address, 1944
  • Folder: 7, Lecture ads, undated
  • Folder: 8, Published books by Stefansson: "Ultimate Thule": Chapter 1, Pytheas and Thule, 1944
  • Folder: 9, Published books by Stefansson: "Ultimate Thule": Chapter 1, Pytheas and Thule, 1944
  • Folder: 10, Published books by Stefansson: "Ultimate Thule": Chapter 2, Did Columbus visit Thule?", 1944
  • Folder: 11, Published books by Stefansson: "Ultimate Thule": Chapter 2, Did Columbus visit Thule?", 1944
  • Folder: 12, Published books by Stefansson: "Ultimate Thule": Chapter 2, Did Columbus visit Thule?", 1944
  • Folder: 13, Published books by Stefansson: "Ultimate Thule": Chapter 3, Does the Arctic have warm summers?", 1944
  • Folder: 14, Published books by Stefansson: "Ultimate Thule": Chapter 3, Does the Arctic have warm summers?", 1944
  • Folder: 15, Published books by Stefansson: "Ultimate Thule": Index, 1944
  • Folder: 16, Published books by Stefansson: "Ultimate Thule": Maps and illustrations by Alexander Popini, 1944
  • Folder: 17, Published books by Stefansson: "Ultimate Thule": Maps and illustrations by Alexander Popini, 1944
  • Folder: 18, Published books by Stefansson: "Ultimate Thule": Galley proofs, 1944
  • Folder: 19, Published books by Stefansson: "Ultimate Thule": Galley proofs, 1944
  • Folder: 20, Published books by Stefansson: "Greenland": Early drafts, 1943
  • Folder: 21, Published books by Stefansson: "Greenland": Early drafts, 1943
  • Folder: 22, Published books by Stefansson: "Greenland": Early drafts, 1943
  • Folder: 23, Published books by Stefansson: "Greenland": Early drafts, 1943
  • Folder: 24, Published books by Stefansson: "Greenland": Early drafts, 1943
  • Folder: 25, Published books by Stefansson: "Greenland": Table of Contents Index, 1943
  • Folder: 26, Published books by Stefansson: "Greenland": Chapters 1-4, 1943
  • Folder: 27, Published books by Stefansson: "Greenland": Chapters 5-8, 1943
  • Folder: 28, Published books by Stefansson: "Greenland": Chapters 9-10, 1943
  • Folder: 29, Published books by Stefansson: "Greenland": Chapters 11-13, 1943
  • Folder: 30, Published books by Stefansson: "Greenland": Chapters 14-16, 1943

Box: 52, Dates: 1943-1947

Manuscripts and Galley Proofs

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  • Folder: 1, Published books by Stefansson: "Greenland": Galley proofs, 1943
  • Folder: 2, Published books by Stefansson: "Greenland": Galley proofs, 1943
  • Folder: 3, Published books by Stefansson: "The Friendly Arctic": Galley proofs, 1943
  • Folder: 4, Published books by Stefansson: "Compass of the World": Introduction, circa 1944
  • Folder: 5, Published books by Stefansson: "Compass of the World": "The North American Arctic," early drafts, circa 1944
  • Folder: 6, Published books by Stefansson: "Compass of the World": "The North American Arctic," final drafts, circa 1944
  • Folder: 7, Published books by Stefansson: "Compass of the World": "The Arctic Supply Line", circa 1944
  • Folder: 8, Published books by Stefansson: "Compass of the World": Galley proofs, circa 1944
  • Folder: 9, Published books by Stefansson: "Compass of the World": Galley proofs, circa 1944
  • Folder: 10, Published books by Stefansson: "The Arctic in Fact and Fable": Early draft, 1945
  • Folder: 11, Published books by Stefansson: "The Arctic in Fact and Fable": Final draft, 1945
  • Folder: 12, Published books by Stefansson: "The Arctic in Fact and Fable": Correspondence concerning publication, 1945
  • Folder: 13, Published books by Stefansson: "Great Adventures and Explorations": Early drafts: The Mediterranean Discovers the Arctic, 1947
  • Folder: 14, Published books by Stefansson: "Great Adventures and Explorations": Early drafts: The Europeans Cross the Atlantic, 1947
  • Folder: 15, Published books by Stefansson: "Great Adventures and Explorations": Early drafts: The Europeans Cross the Atlantic, 1947
  • Folder: 16, Published books by Stefansson: "Great Adventures and Explorations": Early drafts: The Europeans Cross the Atlantic, 1947
  • Folder: 17, Published books by Stefansson: "Great Adventures and Explorations": Early drafts: he Polynesians Cross the Pacific, 1947
  • Folder: 18, Published books by Stefansson: "Great Adventures and Explorations": Early drafts: Europe Discovers North America, 1947
  • Folder: 19, Published books by Stefansson: "Great Adventures and Explorations": Early drafts: The Portuguese Do the Impossible; The Latins Discover Latin America; Balboa Discovers the Pacific; Europe Discovers the World is Round; The Discovery of the Amazon and the First Crossing of South America, 1947
  • Folder: 20, Published books by Stefansson: "Great Adventures and Explorations": Early drafts: The First Crossing of North America; Discovery of the Northeast Passage, 1947
  • Folder: 21, Published books by Stefansson: "Great Adventures and Explorations": Early drafts: Discovery of the Northwest Passage; Discovery of Australia, 1947
  • Folder: 22, Published books by Stefansson: "Great Adventures and Explorations": Early drafts not used: The Mediterranean Discovers the Surrounding Land, 1947
  • Folder: 23, Published books by Stefansson: "Great Adventures and Explorations": Early drafts not used: The Sources of the Nile, 1947
  • Folder: 24, Published books by Stefansson: "Great Adventures and Explorations": Early drafts not used: Fur Traders Discover the Mackenzie, 1947
  • Folder: 25, Published books by Stefansson: "Great Adventures and Explorations": Early drafts not used: The Arctic Wintering of Barents and his Companions, 1947
  • Folder: 26, Published books by Stefansson: "Great Adventures and Explorations": Early drafts not used: The Lost Atlantis, 1947
  • Folder: 27, Published books by Stefansson: "Great Adventures and Explorations": Early drafts not used: Miscellaneous pages, 1947
  • Folder: 28, Published books by Stefansson: "Great Adventures and Explorations": Early drafts not used: Miscellaneous pages, 1947

Box: 53, Dates: 1941-1947

Manuscripts

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Box Contents

  • Folder: 1, Published books by Stefansson: "Great Adventures and Explorations": Final draft: Introduction; Acknowledgements; Table of Contents, 1947
  • Folder: 2, Published books by Stefansson: "Great Adventures and Explorations": Final draft: Chapter 1, 1947
  • Folder: 3, Published books by Stefansson: "Great Adventures and Explorations": Final draft: Chapter 2, 1947
  • Folder: 4, Published books by Stefansson: "Great Adventures and Explorations": Final draft: Chapter 3, 1947
  • Folder: 5, Published books by Stefansson: "Great Adventures and Explorations": Final draft: Chapter 4, 1947
  • Folder: 6, Published books by Stefansson: "Great Adventures and Explorations": Final draft: Chapter 5, 1947
  • Folder: 7, Published books by Stefansson: "Great Adventures and Explorations": Final draft: Chapter 6, 1947
  • Folder: 8, Published books by Stefansson: "Great Adventures and Explorations": Final draft: Chapter 7, 1947
  • Folder: 9, Published books by Stefansson: "Great Adventures and Explorations": Final draft: Chapter 8, 1947
  • Folder: 10, Published books by Stefansson: "Great Adventures and Explorations": Final draft: Chapter 9, 1947
  • Folder: 11, Published books by Stefansson: "Great Adventures and Explorations": Final draft: Chapter 10, 1947
  • Folder: 12, Published books by Stefansson: "Great Adventures and Explorations": Final draft: Chapter 11, 1947
  • Folder: 13, Published books by Stefansson: "Great Adventures and Explorations": Final draft: Chapter 12, 1947
  • Folder: 14, Published books by Stefansson: "Great Adventures and Explorations": Final draft: Chapter 13, 1947
  • Folder: 15, Published books by Stefansson: "Great Adventures and Explorations": Final draft: Chapter 14, 1947
  • Folder: 16, Published books by Stefansson: "Great Adventures and Explorations": Final draft: Chapter 15, 1947
  • Folder: 17, Published books by Stefansson: "Great Adventures and Explorations": Final draft: Chapter 16, 1947
  • Folder: 18, Published books by Stefansson: "Great Adventures and Explorations": Final draft: Chapter 17, 1947
  • Folder: 19, Published books by Stefansson: "Great Adventures and Explorations": Final draft: Chapter 18, 1947
  • Folder: 20, Published books by Stefansson: "Great Adventures and Explorations": Final draft: Index, 1947
  • Folder: 21, Published books by Stefansson: "Great Adventures and Explorations": Final draft: Rikky's maps, 1947
  • Folder: 22, Published books by Stefansson: "Great Adventures and Explorations": Final draft: Galley proofs, corrected, 1947
  • Folder: 23, Published books by Stefansson: "Great Adventures and Explorations": Final draft: Galley proofs, corrected, 1947
  • Folder: 24, Published books by Stefansson: "Great Adventures and Explorations": Final draft: Galley proofs, corrected, 1947
  • Folder: 25, Published books by Stefansson: "Great Adventures and Explorations": Final draft: Galley proofs, final, 1947
  • Folder: 26, Published books by Stefansson: "Great Adventures and Explorations": Final draft: Galley proofs, final, 1947
  • Folder: 27, Published books by Stefansson: "Great Adventures and Explorations": Final draft: Galley proofs, final, 1947
  • Folder: 28, Published books by Stefansson: "Great Adventures and Explorations": Final draft: Galley proofs, final, 1947
  • Folder: 29, Books with contributions by Stefansson: "The Colonization of Northern Lands": Early draft, 1941
  • Folder: 30, Books with contributions by Stefansson: "The Colonization of Northern Lands": Later draft, 1941
  • Folder: 31, Books with contributions by Stefansson: "On Finding Ones Way": "How I learned to Hunt Seals", undated

Box: 54, Dates: 1940-1949

Manuscripts and Newspaper Clippings

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Box Contents

  • Folder: 1, Books with contributions by Stefansson: "A ten year program of Arctic Study", 1940
  • Folder: 2, Books with contributions by Stefansson: "New frontiers of peace and war", 1941
  • Folder: 3, Books with contributions by Stefansson: Routes to Alaska", 1941
  • Folder: 4, Books with contributions by Stefansson: "Arctic Supply Line", 1941
  • Folder: 5, Books with contributions by Stefansson: "The Northwest spouts oil", 1942
  • Folder: 6, Books with contributions by Stefansson: "The Arctic frontier. Global thinking and its effect upon Polar development and colonization", 1945
  • Folder: 7, Books with contributions by Stefansson: "Living on the fat of the land", 1945
  • Folder: 8, Books with contributions by Stefansson: "Explorer Stefansson gives former ideas", 1946
  • Folder: 9, Books with contributions by Stefansson: "Farming without "barns", 1945
  • Folder: 10, Books with contributions by Stefansson: "Primitive people are far from simple", 1945
  • Folder: 11, Books with contributions by Stefansson: "Safety for adventurers", 1945
  • Folder: 12, Unpublished books by Stefansson: "Defense in Depth": Statement of Intent, 1944
  • Folder: 13, Unpublished books by Stefansson: "Defense in Depth": Background material, early draft, 1944
  • Folder: 14, Unpublished books by Stefansson: "Invasion of America before the Russians": Early draft, 1944
  • Folder: 15, Unpublished books by Stefansson: "Invasion of America before the Russians": Later draft, 1944
  • Folder: 16, Unpublished books by Stefansson: "Man Discovers Earth": Early drafts, miscellaneous pagination, undated
  • Folder: 17, Unpublished books by Stefansson: "Man Discovers Earth": Early drafts, miscellaneous pagination, undated
  • Folder: 18, Unpublished books by Stefansson: "Man Discovers Earth": Later drafts, undated
  • Folder: 19, Unpublished books by Stefansson: "Thule: Arctic Misconceptions": Early drafts, undated
  • Folder: 20, Unpublished books by Stefansson: "Thule: Arctic Misconceptions": Later drafts, undated
  • Folder: 21, Unpublished articles by Stefansson: "Exploration and discovery"; "Norseman, Iceland, Greenland", 1941
  • Folder: 22, Unpublished articles by Stefansson: " The North that never was", 1942
  • Folder: 23, Unpublished articles by Stefansson: "An American meat for American use"; "New importance"; "Rugged individualism and mutual aid", 1945
  • Folder: 24, Unpublished articles by Stefansson: "Greenland";"Hemisphere bastions", 1946
  • Folder: 25, Unpublished articles by Stefansson: "Autobiography", 1948
  • Folder: 26, Unpublished articles by Stefansson: "Cold Weather Clothing", 1949
  • Folder: 27, Unpublished articles by Stefansson: "The Problem of the Blond Eskimo", 1949
  • Folder: 28, Unpublished articles by Stefansson: "The Northward Course", undated
  • Folder: 29, Advertisements mentioning Stefansson, undated
  • Folder: 30, Certificate of honorary life membership in the Icelandic Canadian CIub, undated
  • Folder: 31, Dinner and lecture programs, undated
  • Folder: 32, List of activities since 1940; Resume of career, undated
  • Folder: 33, Map - Routes to Alaska; advantages of the Stefansson route, undated
  • Folder: 34, Membership cards, undated
  • Folder: 35, Membership lists, undated
  • Folder: 36, Promotional brochures for books, undated
  • Folder: 37, Stefansson Library: Manuscript of article about the library Proposal for transfer of library to Canada, undated
  • Folder: 38, Newspaper Clippings: Alaska: General, circa 1940-1949
  • Folder: 39, Newspaper Clippings: Alaska: General, circa 1940-1949
  • Folder: 40, Newspaper Clippings: Alaska: Stefansson Trip, 1940-149
  • Folder: 41, Newspaper Clippings: Antarctica: General, circa 1940-1949
  • Folder: 42, Newspaper Clippings: Antarctica: General, circa 1940-1949
  • Folder: 43, Newspaper Clippings: Army, Navy, Coast Guard: Aviation, 1940-1949
  • Folder: 44, Newspaper Clippings: Army, Navy, Coast Guard: Aviation, 1940-1949
  • Folder: 45, Newspaper Clippings: Army, Navy, Coast Guard: Aviation, 1940-1949
  • Folder: 46, Newspaper Clippings: Alaska, circa 1940-1949
  • Folder: 47, Newspaper Clippings: Alaska, circa 1940-1949
  • Folder: 48, Newspaper Clippings: New developments; Prospective air routes, circa 1940-1949
  • Folder: 49, Newspaper Clippings: North and South, circa 1940-1949
  • Folder: 50, Newspaper Clippings: Pacific Airlines (PAA), circa 1940-1949

Box: 55, Dates: 1940-1949

Newspaper Clippings

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Box Contents

  • Folder: 1, Newspaper Clippings: Book Reviews: "Ultima Thule", circa 1940-1949
  • Folder: 2, Newspaper Clippings: Canada: General, circa 1940-1949
  • Folder: 3, Newspaper Clippings: Canada: General, circa 1940-1949
  • Folder: 4, Newspaper Clippings: Canada: Canada Resource Bulletin, circa 1940-1949
  • Folder: 5, Newspaper Clippings: Iceland: General, circa 1940-1949
  • Folder: 6, Newspaper Clippings: Iceland: Cultural matters (Icelandic), circa 1940-1949
  • Folder: 7, Newspaper Clippings: Iceland: Cultural matters (Icelandic), circa 1940-1949
  • Folder: 8, Newspaper Clippings: Iceland: Cultural matters (Icelandic), circa 1940-1949
  • Folder: 9, Newspaper Clippings: Iceland: General (Icelandic), circa 1940-1949
  • Folder: 10, Newspaper Clippings: Iceland: General (Icelandic), circa 1940-1949
  • Folder: 11, Newspaper Clippings: Iceland: People (Icelandic), circa 1940-1949
  • Folder: 12, Newspaper Clippings: Iceland: People (Icelandic), circa 1940-1949
  • Folder: 13, Newspaper Clippings: People: General, circa 1940-1949
  • Folder: 14, Newspaper Clippings: People: General, circa 1940-1949
  • Folder: 15, Newspaper Clippings: People: Radicals, circa 1940-1949
  • Folder: 16, Newspaper Clippings: People: Radicals, circa 1940-1949
  • Folder: 17, Newspaper Clippings: Scandinavia: General, circa 1940-1949
  • Folder: 18, Newspaper Clippings: Stefansson: General, circa 1940-1949
  • Folder: 19, Newspaper Clippings: Stefansson: General, circa 1940-1949
  • Folder: 20, Newspaper Clippings: Stefansson: General, circa 1940-1949
  • Folder: 21, Newspaper Clippings: Stefansson: General, circa 1940-1949
  • Folder: 22, Newspaper Clippings: Stefansson: General, circa 1940-1949
  • Folder: 23, Newspaper Clippings: Stefansson: Big Diomede Island; Kensington Stone, circa 1940-1949

Box: 56, Dates: 1940-1949

Newspaper Clippings and Research Files

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Unrestricted.

Box Contents

  • Folder: 1, Newspaper Clippings, 1940
  • Folder: 2, Newspaper Clippings, 1940
  • Folder: 3, Newspaper Clippings, 1941
  • Folder: 4, Newspaper Clippings, 1941
  • Folder: 5, Newspaper Clippings, 1942
  • Folder: 6, Newspaper Clippings, 1942
  • Folder: 7, Newspaper Clippings, 1943
  • Folder: 8, Newspaper Clippings, 1943
  • Folder: 9, Newspaper Clippings, 1944
  • Folder: 10, Newspaper Clippings, 1946
  • Folder: 11, Newspaper Clippings, 1946
  • Folder: 12, Newspaper Clippings, 1947-1948
  • Folder: 13, Research Files: History of Exploration, circa 1940-1949
  • Folder: 14, Research Files: History of Exploration, circa 1940-1949
  • Folder: 15, Research Files: Fisher Straits, circa 1940-1949
  • Folder: 16, Research Files: Greenland people of 1656 - translation of de Rochefort, circa 1940-1949
  • Folder: 17, Research Files: Interpretational notes of the Blackfeet Life Cycle of Cuts-Different; anthropological notes, circa 1940-1949
  • Folder: 18, Research Files: Islands north of Siberia, circa 1940-1949
  • Folder: 19, Research Files: Miscellaneous, circa 1940-1949
  • Folder: 20, Research Files: "Patrolling the Arctic and the North-west Passage in the R.C.M.P. Ship "St. Roche", by Henry A. Larson, circa 1940-1949
  • Folder: 21, Research Files: Description of manuscript journal kept by Henry W. Dodge under Dr. I. J. Hayes, circa 1940-1949
  • Folder: 22, Research Files: Eskimo babies in hoods. Typescript card file, circa 1940-1949
  • Folder: 23, Newspaper Clippings arranged by subject (historical source material): British Naval North Polar Expedition, 1874-1876, circa 1940-1949
  • Folder: 24, Newspaper Clippings arranged by subject (historical source material): British Naval North Polar Expedition, 1874-1876, circa 1940-1949
  • Folder: 25, Newspaper Clippings arranged by subject (historical source material): British Naval North Polar Expedition, 1874-1876, circa 1940-1949
  • Folder: 26, Newspaper Clippings arranged by subject (historical source material): British Northwest Passage Expedition, 1875, circa 1940-1949
  • Folder: 27, Newspaper Clippings arranged by subject (historical source material): Franklin Search, 1851-1854, circa 1940-1949
  • Folder: 28, Newspaper Clippings arranged by subject (historical source material): Polar exploration, 1872-1873, circa 1940-1949
  • Folder: 29, Newspaper Clippings arranged by subject (historical source material): United States North Polar Expedition, 1873, circa 1940-1949
  • Folder: 30, Newspaper Clippings arranged by subject (historical source material): Cheyne; Howgate; Nordenskiold; Northwest Passage, circa 1940-1949
  • Folder: 31, Newspaper Clippings arranged by subject (historical source material): Payer-Weypricht; Parry; Smith, Wiggins, Gardner, circa 1940-1949
  • Folder: 32, Prank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper, March 29, 1856
  • Folder: 33, Poem "Iceland,", 1869
  • Folder: 34, Miscellaneous source material, undated

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