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BOX 2-10 Fieldwork Files, 1949-2007
Reports, journals, memoranda, cables, dispatches, plans, surveys, track charts, maps, newsletters, clippings, writings, photographs, and ephemera related to Operation Deep Freeze, Operation Nanook, Operation Chiper, United States Antarctic Research Program, Japanese Antarctic Research Expedition, International Geophysical Year, 1957-1958, and American Geophysical Union.
Arranged alphabetically by operation, topic, or type of material.
BOX 2 American Geophysical Union meetings, 1955-1956
BOX 2 Antarctic Treaty, 1961, 1968-1971
BOX 2 Clippings, 1952-1977, undated
(5 folders)
BOX 2 Japanese Antarctic Research Expedition
BOX 2 Aerial photography for the Japanese station and vicinity, Antarctica, 1962
BOX 2 Correspondence, 1968-1970
BOX 2 Ephemera, 1968
BOX 2 Japanese ice breaker observation ship Fuji, 1969, undated
BOX 2 Japanese ice breaker ship Shirase, 1981-1982
BOX 2 Miscellany, 1969, undated
BOX 3 Reports and background, 1965-1974
(2 folders)
BOX 3 Operation Chiper, 1959-1960
BOX 3 Operation Deep Freeze
BOX 3 Cables and dispatches, 1956-1959
(4 folders)
BOX 3 Ellsworth Station plans, circa 1958-1959
BOX 3 Embroidered patches, circa 1956-1959, undated
BOX 4 Ephemera, circa 1956-1959, undated See also Oversize
BOX 4 Excerpts from the New York Times, 1955-1956
BOX 4 Ice conditions in McMurdo Sound, 1955-1957
BOX 4 Ice observations, 1953, 1966, undated
BOX 4 Journal, 1955-1960
(5 folders)
BOX 4 Letterhead samples, 1955-1959
BOX 5 Memoranda, 1955-1960
BOX 5 Miscellany, 1955-1975, 2004-2007, undated
(4 folders)
BOX 5 Newsletters, 1955-1959
BOX 5 Operation Deep Freeze II Operation Plan, 1955-1956
BOX 5 Personnel, 1955-1958, 1983
BOX 5 Photographs
BOX 5 1949-1955
BOX 6 1956-1957
(7 folders)
BOX 7 1958-1966, undated
(6 folders)
BOX 7 Plans of the day
BOX 7 USS Edisto (AGB-2), 1955-1958
BOX 7 USS Glacier (AGB-4), 1957-1958
BOX 7 USS Staten Island (AGB-5), 1957
BOX 8 Reports
BOX 8 1956-1961
(3 folders)
BOX 9 1962-1966
(1 folder)
BOX 9 Survey specifications, 1957-1960
BOX 9 Track charts and maps, 1955-1959 See also Oversize
BOX 9 USS Staten Island (AGB-5) operation report, 1957
(2 folders)
BOX 9 Writings by Littlewood, 1955-1959
BOX 9 Operation Nanook, 1950
BOX 10 Second International Oceanographic Congress, Moscow, Soviet Union, 1966, May 30-June 9
BOX 10 State Department
BOX 10 Science program, 1960
BOX 10 Telegrams, 1967-1972
BOX 10 Tenth meeting of the Scientifc Committee on Antarctic Research, Tokyo, Japan, 1968, June 10-14
BOX 10 Travel orders, 1959
BOX 10 United States Antarctic Research Program status reports, 1959-1962
(3 folders)
BOX 10 United States National Committee for the International Geophysical Year, 1957-1958, 1957
BOX 10-14 Reference Files, 1904-1983
Articles, essays, handbooks, charts, maps, glossaries, and news releases about Antarctica, the Arctic, United States Navy protocol, and various topics related to oceanographic research.
Arranged alphabetically by title, topic, or type of material.
BOX 10 "Aerial Ice Reconnaissance: Observational Techniques and Recording and Reporting Procedures," 1958
BOX 10 Alone by Richard E. Byrd, book condensation, 1953
BOX 10 "The Antarctic," Scientific American, 1962, Sept.
BOX 10 "Arctic Research Logistics Support Handbook," 1972
BOX 11 Articles and essays
BOX 11 1904-1908, 1921-1960
(5 folders)
BOX 12 1961-1978, undated
(2 folders)
BOX 12 "Charts and Publications for Antarctica Operations," 1957-1960
BOX 12 "Distribution of Ice in Baffin Bay and Davis Strait," 1954
BOX 12 Fram, by Committtee for the Preservation of the Polar Ship Fram, 1951
BOX 12 Frozen Frontier, by Georg Gerster, circa 1970
BOX 12 Greenland, by Royal Danish Ministry for Foreign Affairs, 1951
BOX 12 "Illustrated Ice Glossary," by Terence Armstrong and Brian Roberts, 1956
BOX 12 "Introduction to Antarctica," 1963-1967
BOX 12 "Manual for United States Antarctic Research Program Personnel," 1960
BOX 13 Maps, 1932, 1939, 1948, 1956, 1962, 1970-1980
(2 folders)
BOX 13 "Naval Arctic Operations Handbook," 1949
BOX 13 News releases, 1956-1962, 1969, 1977-1978
BOX 13 Nuclear power plant PM-3A, McMurdo Station, Antarctica, circa 1962
BOX 13 Oceanographic Data for Davis Strait and Labrador Sea, 1952-1953
BOX 13 Oceanographic ships, fore & aft, by Stewart B. Nelson, 1983
BOX 14 Posters, undated
BOX 14 Sailing Directions for Antarctica, 1949, 1955-1960
(2 folders)
BOX 14 Support for Science: Antarctica, 1968
BOX 14 Triangulation, Astronomic and Geophysical Operations, appendices, 1953
BOX 14 United States Antarctic Program information packet, 1967-1972
(3 folders)
BOX 14 United States Antarctic Research Program information for the press, 1960
BOX 14 United States Navy Hydrographic Office chief oceanographer job description, undated
BOX DF Digital Files, 2002-2004
Scanned text and image files from external media stored independent of the paper files. Original materials date from 1949 to 1965.
Arranged alphabetically by topic.
Littlewood Nunataks, 2004
Digital ID: mss85559_138_002
USS Edisto (AGB-2)
Arctic exploration, 2002-2003
Digital ID: mss85559_138_001
Deep Freeze cruise books, 2002-2003
Digital ID: mss85559_138_001
Deep Freeze reports, 2002-2003
Digital ID: mss85559_138_001
Photographs, 2002-2003
Digital ID: mss85559_138_001
BOX OV 1 Oversize, 1950-1980
Maps, certificate, print, and pennant.
Organized and described according to the series, container, and folders from which the items were removed.
BOX OV 1 Personal File
BOX OV 1 Print, "H. M. S. Ymer in the Arctic," artist proof, 1980 (Container 1)
BOX OV 1 Certificate, Littlewood crossing the Arctic Circle, 1950, July 24 (Container 1)
Fieldwork Files, Operation Deep Freeze
BOX OV 1 Pennant, "Operacion Antarctica, 1956-1957, Armada de Chile, 1957 (Container 4)
BOX OV 1 Track charts and maps
Map, "Antarctic area stations chart prepared for 'Deep Freeze IV,'" 1958-1959 (Container 9)
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