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

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Series 2, Expeditions, 1906-1925

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Box: 2, Dates: 1906-1908

Anglo-American Polar Expedition

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Box Contents

  • Folder: 1, Diary, May 18-September 9, 1906
  • Folder: 2, Diary, September 10-December 19, 1906
  • Folder: 3, Diary, September 21, 1906-Septpber 4, 1907, 1906-1907
  • Folder: 4, Diary, July 14-15, August 7-9, 1907
  • Folder: 5, Diary supplements: Physical measurements of Eskimos, circa 1906-1907
  • Folder: 6, Diary supplements: Linguistic notes, circa 1906-1907
  • Folder: 7, Diary supplements: Linguistic notes, circa 1906-1907
  • Folder: 8, Diary supplements: Notes (position reckonings?), circa 1906-1907
  • Folder: 9, Photocopy of Diary, May 18-September 9, 1906, undated
  • Folder: 10, Photocopy of Diary, September 10-December 19, 1906, undated
  • Folder: 11, Photocopy of Diary, December 21, 1906-September 4, 1907, undated
  • Folder: 12, Typescript of Diary, May 18, 1906-September 9, 1906, undated
  • Folder: 13, Newspaper Clippings, circa 1906-1908
  • Folder: 14, Writings: Letter to Charlie, "The River of Voices"; and two untitled manuscripts, undated
  • Folder: 15, Notecards, 5x8, undated

Box: 3, Dates: 1908-1912

Stefansson-Anderson Expedition

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Unrestricted.

Box Contents

  • Folder: 1, Ethnological Report on the Eskimos of Coronation Gulf Region, circa 1908-1912
  • Folder: 2, Eskimos: Food, circa 1908-1912
  • Folder: 3, Notes on Kogmallick, circa 1908-1912
  • Folder: 4, Notes on Eskimo language, circa 1908-1912
  • Folder: 5, Correspondence: American Museum of Natural History, circa 1908-1912
  • Folder: 6, Correspondence: Henry Rood (Discovery of the Copper Eskimos) and note to Harrity from U.S. New Bear Lake, August 22, 1910-1912
  • Folder: 7, Correspondence: Chronological summary of correspondence, undated
  • Folder: 8, Diary, November 20, 1907 - November 7, 1908
  • Folder: 9, Diary, November 8 - December 21, 1908
  • Folder: 10, Diary, January 1 - September 2, 1909
  • Folder: 11, Diary, September 19, 1909 - January 21, 1910 and March 1 - May 14, 1912
  • Folder: 12, Diary, September 3, 1909 - January 21, 1910 and March 12 - May 14, 1912
  • Folder: 13, Diary, January 22 - March 20, 1910 and April 9-June 6, 1910 and April 10, 1911 - February 29, 1912
  • Folder: 14, Diary, March 21 - April 8, 1910
  • Folder: 15, Diary, June 6 - September 29, 1910
  • Folder: 16, Diary, September 29, 1910 - January 30, 1911
  • Folder: 17, Diary, January 24 - April 9, 1911
  • Folder: 18, Diary, May 15-August 8, 1912 and December 3-December 10, 1910
  • Folder: 19, Diary, February 24-27, 1909
  • Folder: 20, Photocopies of diaries, November 20, 1907-November 7, 1908, undated
  • Folder: 21, Photocopies of diaries, November 8, -December 21, 1908, undated
  • Folder: 22, Photocopies of diaries, November 8, -December 21, 1908, undated
  • Folder: 23, Photocopies of diaries, February 24 - February 27, 1909 and March 28 - March 30, 1912, undated
  • Folder: 24, Typescript of diary, June 6 - September 29, 1910, undated
  • Folder: 25, Newspaper Clippings, circa 1908-1912

Box: 4, Dates: 1913-1922

Canadian Arctic Expedition

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Unrestricted.

Box Contents

  • Folder: 1, Administrative papers, 1913-1914
  • Folder: 2, Correspondence with G.H. Desbarats, Deputy Minister, Naval Service, Ottawa, circa 1913-1914
  • Folder: 3, Correspondence: General, circa 1913-1914
  • Folder: 4, Order and Directives, circa 1913-1914
  • Folder: 5, Reports, circa 1913-1914
  • Folder: 6, Supplies and Wages, circa 1913-1914
  • Folder: 7, Correspondence with G. H. Desbarats, 1915
  • Folder: 8, Correspondence: General, 1915
  • Folder: 9, Orders and Directives, 1915
  • Folder: 10, Reports, 1915
  • Folder: 11, Supplies and Wages, 1915
  • Folder: 12, Correspondence with Desbarats, 1916
  • Folder: 13, Correspondence: General, 1916
  • Folder: 14, Note left on Lougheed Island, NOS 4-14-00, September 3, 1916
  • Folder: 15, Orders and Directives, 1916
  • Folder: 16, Correspondence: General, 1917
  • Folder: 17, Orders and Directives, 1917
  • Folder: 18, Reports, 1917
  • Folder: 19, Correspondence with Desbarats, 1918
  • Folder: 20, Correspondence: General, 1918
  • Folder: 21, Correspondence: Telegrams, 1918
  • Folder: 22, Orders and Directives, 1918
  • Folder: 23, Reports, 1918
  • Folder: 24, Supplies and Wages, 1918
  • Folder: 25, Correspondence with Desbarats, 1919
  • Folder: 26, Correspondence: General, 1919
  • Folder: 27, Correspondence: Telegrams, 1919
  • Folder: 28, Reports, 1919
  • Folder: 29, Supplies and Wages, 1919
  • Folder: 30, Correspondence with Desbarats, 1920
  • Folder: 31, Correspondence: General, 1920
  • Folder: 32, Correspondence: General, 1921
  • Folder: 33, Notes, undated
  • Folder: 34, Notes, undated
  • Folder: 35, Chronological listing of correspondence, undated
  • Folder: 36, Anthropological Observations: Eskimo letter and folktales, undated
  • Folder: 37, Anthropological Observations: Eskimo language texts, undated
  • Folder: 38, Correspondence, 1914-1915
  • Folder: 39, Correspondence, 1916-1920
  • Folder: 40, Correspondence with Jafet Lindberg, 1918
  • Folder: 41, Correspondence concerning R.M. Anderson Controversy, 1913-1922
  • Folder: 42, Correspondence concerning Peter T. Bernard papers, 1914-1918

Box: 5, Dates: 1913-1917

Canadian Arctic Expedition: Diaries of Vilhjalmur Stefansson

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Unrestricted.

Box Contents

  • Folder: 1, Transcript, typed, 1913
  • Folder: 2, Transcript, typed, 1914
  • Folder: 3, Transcript, typed, 1914
  • Folder: 4, Transcript, typed, 1914
  • Folder: 5, Transcript, typed, 1914
  • Folder: 6, Transcript, typed, 1914
  • Folder: 7, Transcript, typed, 1915
  • Folder: 8, Transcript, typed, 1915
  • Folder: 9, Transcript, typed, 1916
  • Folder: 10, Transcript, typed, 1916
  • Folder: 11, Transcript, typed, 1916
  • Folder: 12, Transcript, typed, 1916
  • Folder: 13, Transcript, typed, 1916
  • Folder: 14, Transcript, typed, 1916
  • Folder: 15, Transcript, typed, 1916
  • Folder: 16, Transcript, typed, 1916
  • Folder: 17, Transcript, typed, 1916-1917
  • Folder: 18, Transcript, typed, 1916-1917
  • Folder: 19, Transcript, typed, 1916-1917
  • Folder: 20, Transcript, typed, 1916-1917
  • Folder: 21, Transcript, typed, 1917
  • Folder: 22, Diary of Karsten Anderson, 1916

Box: 6, Dates: 1914-1916

Canadian Arctic Expedition: Diaries of Vilhjalmur Stefansson

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Unrestricted.

Box Contents

  • Folder: 1, Negative photocopies, 1914
  • Folder: 2, Negative photocopies, 1914-1915
  • Folder: 3, Negative photocopies, 1915
  • Folder: 4, Negative photocopies, 1916

Box: 7, Dates: circa 1913-1916

Canadian Arctic Expedition: Scrapbooks

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Unrestricted.

Box Contents

  • Folder: 1, Newspaper clippings, circa 1913-1916
  • Folder: 2, Townsend W. Thorndike, correspondence and newspaper clippings, circa 1913-1916
  • Folder: 3, Townsend W. Thorndike, correspondence and newspaper clippings, circa 1913-1916

Box: 8, Dates: 1913-1927

Canadian Arctic Expedition: Reports and Hudson Bay Reindeer Company

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Unrestricted.

Box Contents

  • Folder: 1, "The Ice Trip," Report on Pemmican by [Stefansson?]- "The Blessings of Civilization," February 26, 1918
  • Folder: 2, John Hadley, "The Karluk Drift," original holograph, 1913-1914
  • Folder: 3, John Hadley, "The Karluk Drift," photocopy of holograph, undated
  • Folder: 4, John Hadley, "The Karluk Drift," typescript, including notes by S. T. Storkerson and a letter by Stefanson, 1913-1914
  • Folder: 5, F. A. McDiarmid: Geographical Determinations of the Canadian Arctic Expedition: George Wilkins, Ethnological report: "Eskimos of Victoria Island and the Coronation Gulf", undated
  • Folder: 6, F. A. McDiarmid: Geographical Determinations of the Canadian Arctic Expedition: George Wilkins: "Arctic Canada and the "Blonde" Eskimos, undated
  • Folder: 7, R. M. Anderson: "Canadian Arctic Expedition," in "Geological Survey", 1915
  • Folder: 8, Hulin S. Mott: "In Command of the "Polar Bear" with which a party of Boston sportsmen was wintering at Humphrey Point" , undated
  • Folder: 9, Speech: "The Canadian Arctic Region" by Vilhjalmur Stefansson before the Empire Club of Toronto, Canada, 1918
  • Folder: 10, Hudson Bay Reindeer Company: Correspondence, 1917-1918
  • Folder: 11, Hudson Bay Reindeer Company: Correspondence, January-June, 1919
  • Folder: 12, Hudson Bay Reindeer Company: Correspondence, July-December, 1919
  • Folder: 13, Hudson Bay Reindeer Company: Correspondence, January-June, 1920
  • Folder: 14, Hudson Bay Reindeer Company: Correspondence, July, 1920
  • Folder: 15, Hudson Bay Reindeer Company: Correspondence, August-September, 1920
  • Folder: 16, Hudson Bay Reindeer Company: Correspondence, October-December, 1920
  • Folder: 17, Hudson Bay Reindeer Company: Correspondence with Storker T. Storkerson, 1920
  • Folder: 18, Hudson Bay Reindeer Company: Correspondence, January-May, 1921
  • Folder: 19, Hudson Bay Reindeer Company: Correspondence, June-December, 1921
  • Folder: 20, Hudson Bay Reindeer Company: Correspondence, 1922
  • Folder: 21, Hudson Bay Reindeer Company: Correspondence, 1923
  • Folder: 22, Hudson Bay Reindeer Company: Correspondence, 1924-1925
  • Folder: 23, Hudson Bay Reindeer Company: Correspondence, 1926-1927
  • Folder: 24, Hudson Bay Reindeer Company: Extracts, undated
  • Folder: 25, Hudson Bay Reindeer Company: Photographs, undated
  • Folder: 26, Hudson Bay Reindeer Company: Reports: Business records, 1920
  • Folder: 27, Hudson Bay Reindeer Company: Reports: Business records, 1920-1922
  • Folder: 28, Hudson Bay Reindeer Company: Reports: "The reindeer and its domestication," Northern Development Government project, undated
  • Folder: 29, Hudson Bay Reindeer Company: Reports: "The reindeer and its domestication," draft, undated
  • Folder: 30, Hudson Bay Reindeer Company: Report: [On the history of reindeer herding in Alaska], circa 1920
  • Folder: 31, Hudson Bay Reindeer Company: Report: Alaska Reindeer Project: Report of the Committee of the Privy Council…, (1918); "How Canada can help the present and future food shortage" by T. W. Taggert (1914), 1914-1918
  • Folder: 32, Hudson Bay Reindeer Company: Talks: "The possible new domestic animal for cold countries," address delivered before the Joint Session of the Upper and Lower Houses of Parliament, Ottawa, 1918
  • Folder: 33, Hudson Bay Reindeer Company: Interview with Vilhjalmur Stefansson conducted by deGrandcourt, undated

Box: 9, Dates: 1920-1925

Wrangel Island Expedition

Access Restrictions

Unrestricted.

Box Contents

  • Folder: 1, Correspondence, 1920
  • Folder: 2, Correspondence with Alan Crawford, 1920
  • Folder: 3, Correspondence with E. Lorne Knight, 1920-1921
  • Folder: 4, Correspondence with Fred Maurer, 1920-1921
  • Folder: 5, Correspondence, January-June, 1921
  • Folder: 6, Correspondence, July-August, 1921
  • Folder: 7, Correspondence, September-December, 1921
  • Folder: 8, Correspondence, January-July, 1922
  • Folder: 9, Correspondence, August-December, 1922
  • Folder: 10, Correspondence from Crawford and Knight to Stefansson, January, 1923
  • Folder: 11, Correspondence, January-June, 1923
  • Folder: 12, Correspondence, July-August, 1923
  • Folder: 13, Correspondence, September, 1923
  • Folder: 14, Correspondence, October-December, 1923
  • Folder: 15, Correspondence, 1924
  • Folder: 16, Correspondence, 1925-1926
  • Folder: 17, Correspondence with relatives of Alan Crawford, 1921-1924
  • Folder: 18, Correspondence with relatives of Milton Galle, 1921-1924
  • Folder: 19, Correspondence with relatives of E. L. Knight, 1921-1923
  • Folder: 20, Correspondence with relatives of Fred Maurer, 1921-1923
  • Folder: 21, Correspondence with Harold Noice, 1921-1924
  • Folder: 22, Diary of Milton Galle: Introduction, typescript, July-September, 1922
  • Folder: 23, Diary of Milton Galle, photocopy, July 23, September 25, 28, 1922
  • Folder: 24, Articles: "The Adventure of Wrangel Island," manuscript, undated
  • Folder: 25, Articles: "Adventure of Wrangel Island," manuscript, undated
  • Folder: 26, "The Adventure of Wrangel Island," manuscript, preface and chapters 1-4, undated
  • Folder: 27, "The Adventure of Wrangel Island," manuscript, chapters 5-7, undated
  • Folder: 28, "The Adventure of Wrangel Island," manuscript, chapters 8-9, undated
  • Folder: 29, "The Adventure of Wrangel Island," manuscript, chapters 10-13, undated
  • Folder: 30, "The Adventure of Wrangel Island," manuscript, appendix, undated
  • Folder: 31, Loose gathering with Stefansson's corrections, undated
  • Folder: 32, Loose gathering with Stefansson's corrections, undated
  • Folder: 33, List of person receiving complimentary copy, undated
  • Folder: 34, "Ada Blackjack's Diary," commentary by William Kendall Clark, undated
  • Folder: 35, Reports: Business records, Stefansson Arctic Exploration and Development Company, Ltd., circa 1910-1921
  • Folder: 36, Reports: Business records, Stefansson Arctic Exploration and Development Company, Ltd., circa 1921-1923
  • Folder: 37, Reports: Determination of Rights in Territory with Reference to Wrangel Island, undated
  • Folder: 38, Reports: Ice Conditions Round Wrangel Island, memorandum regarding the British Party isolated since September 1921 on Wrangel Island in the Arctic Sea-The Adventure of Wrangel Island, undated
  • Folder: 39, Statement by Ada Blackjack to E.R. Jordan, undated
  • Folder: 40, Scurvy, undated
  • Folder: 41, Congressional Record, July 6, 1922
  • Folder: 42, Arctic region and their people by Ivan Melynk, undated
  • Folder: 43, Statement by J. I. Knight, undated
  • Folder: 44, Hearings before the General Board of the Navy, 1923
  • Folder: 45, Canada. House of Commons Debates, June 10, 1925

Box: 10, Dates: circa 1920-1925

Wrangel Island Expedition: Scrapbook of newspaper clippings

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Unrestricted.

Box Contents

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Box: 11, Dates: 1913-1929

Wrangel Island Expedition: Scrapbook of newspaper clippings and photographs

Box Contents

  • Folder: 1, Photographs: Album of expedition, circa 1920-1925
  • Folder: 2, Photographs: Glass slides, circa 1920-1925
  • Folder: 3, Photographs: Ada Blackjack, circa 1920-1925
  • Folder: 4, Photographs: Expedition members, circa 1920-1925
  • Folder: 5, Photographs: Expedition camps and activities, circa 1920-1925
  • Folder: 6, Photographs: Events before and after the expedition, circa 1920-1925
  • Folder: 7, Photographs: Rescue expedition, 1925
  • Folder: 8, Photographs: Maps, circa 1920-1923
  • Folder: 9, Negatives, circa 1920-1923
  • Folder: 10, Negatives, circa 1920-1923

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