Fridtjof Nansen correspondence with Frederick Sydney Parry and other papers
Correspondence of Arctic explorer Fridtjof Nansen with Frederick Sydney Parry, with other letters and print relating to Nansen and expeditions.
- Majority of material found in 1897
Language of Materials
Collection materials are in English.
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There are no restrictions on physical access to this material.
Extent.04 linear feet (1 volume)
Biographical / Historical
Fridtjof Nansen was a Norwegian explorer, oceanographer, and statesman. His Arctic expedition of 1893-1896 demonstrated the revolutionary concept of pack-ice drift with his specially-built vessel, the "Fram", and he travelled closer to the North Pole than had been reached before. Frederick Sydney Parry was grandson of Arctic explorer Sir William Edward Parry.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
2004M-124. Removed from 59-131.
Processed by: Melanie Wisner
- Nansen, Fridtjof, 1861-1930. Fridtjof Nansen correspondence with Frederick Sydney Parry and other papers, 1826-1958: Guide.
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