23 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Explorers.

  1. Lewis Varick Frissell papers, 1917-1970

    650 items ; 5 containers ; 2 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Explorer and cinematographer. Correspondence, diary, drafts of writings, film scripts and other production materials, business papers, newspaper clippings, scrapbooks, and other papers relating chiefly to Frissell's explorations and the production of the films, The Great Arctic Seal Hunt (1928) and The Viking (1931). Later materials relate to Frissell's disappearance in a shipwreck while on...

  2. F.W. Lander and J.M. Lander papers, 1836-1894

    1,250 items ; 12 containers ; 3.2 linear feet ; 1 microfilm reel. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Engineer, explorer, and army officer (F. W Lander). Actress (J. M. Lander). Correspondence, writings, military dispatches and telegrams, notes, maps, reports, scrapbooks, printed material, and other papers relating to F. W. Lander’s explorations in the West, advocacy of a western railroad system, political activities in California, and service during the Civil War. Also correspondence,...

  3. George Kennan papers, 1840-1937

    60,000 items ; 137 containers ; 54.8 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Explorer, author, journalist, and lecturer. Correspondence, family letters, notes and notebooks, articles, diaries, journals, clippings, lecture material, printed matter, memorabilia, autobiographical and biographical material, photographs, and maps relating particularly to Czarist Russia and Siberia, where Kennan made extensive explorations and prepared studies on social conditions, prisons,...

  4. Philipp Franz von Siebold papers, 1609-1927

    20 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    German physician, explorer, and scientist. Microfilm of correspondence, notes, memoranda, writings, reports, printed matter, and other papers consisting primarily of Siebold's notes and writings on the flora, fauna, geology, and meteorology of Japan, including observations and comments on its history, culture, customs, and languages. Also includes material relating to Korea and Taiwan.

  5. T.O. Selfridge papers, 1852-1926

    1,900 items ; 8 containers ; 2 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Naval officer and explorer. Correspondence, journals, logbooks, notebooks, scrapbooks, and miscellaneous papers relating primarily to the American naval expedition to the Isthmus of Darien (Panama) headed by Selfridge. Includes other aspects of his naval career.

  6. John Charles Frémont and Jessie Benton Frémont papers, 1828-1980

    1,000 items ; 9 containers plus 1 oversize and 1 artifact ; 9 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Explorer of the western United States, army officer, and politician (John Charles Frémont). Author (Jessie Benton Frémont). Correspondence, presidential campaign material from 1856, Civil War items, writings, prints, photographs, and printed matter relating to the careers of both John Charles Frémont and Jessie Benton Frémont.

  7. Robert Wilson Shufeldt papers, 1836-1910

    15,000 items ; 37 containers ; 15 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Naval officer, explorer, and diplomat. Correspondence, journals, diaries, notebooks, logbooks, subject files, newspaper clippings, and printed matter relating to Shufeldt’s career in the navy and as an explorer and diplomat.

  8. 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.

  9. A.W. Greely papers, 1753-1959

    46,000 items ; 148 containers plus 3 oversize ; 73.6 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Explorer, United States Army officer, and author. Correspondence, letterbooks, memoranda, diaries, speeches, lectures, writings, military papers, biographical material, Greely (Greeley) family correspondence, scrapbooks, financial records, clippings, maps, prints, memorabilia, and other papers relating primarily to Greely's military career and exploration of the polar regions.

  10. C. Chaillé-Long papers, 1809-1918

    1,800 items ; 3 containers ; 1.2 linear feet ; 2 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Soldier, explorer, and diplomat. Personal and official correspondence, articles, speeches, news clippings, scrapbook, awards, commissions, maps, and photographs concerning Chaillé-Long's career as an explorer and public servant.