7 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Antarctica--Discovery and exploration.

  1. Frederick Albert Cook papers, 1881-1977

    6000 items ; 23 containers plus 2 oversize ; 10 linear feet ; 50 microfilm reels -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Physician, explorer, and author. Correspondence, manuscript and printed copies of books and essays, diaries, financial and legal papers, genealogical notes, certificates, maps, and other papers relating primarily to Cook's expeditions to the Arctic (1891-1892 and 1901) with Robert E. Peary and Matthew Alexander Henson, to the Antarctic with Roald Amundsen's Belgian Antarctic Expedition...

  2. Charles Wilkes papers, 1607-1959

    6,500 items ; 45 containers plus 3 oversize plus 1 vault ; 18 linear feet ; 26 microfilm reels -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Naval officer and explorer. Official and family correspondence, journals and diaries, legal and financial papers, autobiography and other writings, and scientific notebooks relating to Wilkes's command of an expedition (1838-1842) to the Antarctic, Hawaii and various other Pacific islands, and the northwest coast of the United States; his capture of J. M. Mason and John Slidell in the Trent...

  3. Palmer-Loper family papers, 1667-1994

    10,000 items ; 34 containers plus 3 oversize ; 13.6 linear feet ; 11 microfilm reels -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Seafaring and merchant families. Correspondence, logbooks and journals, ships' papers, financial and business records, and printed matter documenting the voyages and business activities of Nathaniel Brown Palmer, Alexander Smith Palmer, Richard Fanning Loper, and other members of these maritime families of Stonington, Connecticut.

  4. Grover Cleveland Loening papers, 1900-1975

    25,800 items ; 72 containers ; 34.6 linear feet -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Businessman, engineer, airplane manufacturer, and author. Correspondence, memoranda, reports, minutes, plans and drawings, notes, photographs, patents, legal documents, speeches and writings, scrapbooks, clippings, and printed matter documenting Loening's career in aviation.

  5. Bernt Balchen papers, 1913-2005

    3,300 items ; 15 containers plus 10 oversize ; 7.6 linear feet ; 1 microfilm reel -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Aviator, explorer, and air force officer. Diaries, logbooks, correspondence, research files, and scrapbooks documenting Balchen's aviation career.

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  6. John J. Bayer papers, 1928-1956

    85 items ; 1 container ; 0.2 linear feet -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Naval officer, engineer, and explorer. Diaries, general correspondence, autographs, photograph, and newspaper clippings documenting Bayer’s service as a member of the scientific corps on the City of New York (flagship) during the first Byrd Antarctic exploring expedition, 1928-1930.

  7. Harry Wexler papers, 1929-1962

    13,000 items ; 44 containers ; 19 linear feet -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Geophysicist and meteorologist. Correspondence and papers relating primarily to Wexler's career in the United States Weather Bureau and the Weather Service of the United States Air Force.

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