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Publication Date

1932

Description

Scrapbook containing photos from an expedition from New York to Greenland in 1932. Subjects photographed include the schooner and their travels, scenes from Greenland, native people, walrus hunting, icebergs, and the construction of the Peary Monument. Marie Peary and her two sons feature prominently, as well as Captain Robert Bartlett (Cap'n Bob), and others. Inserted into the scrapbook at the end are two photos and a large map.

Form/Genre

Scrapbooks

Object ID

MWWC0348_03_00_012_01

Language

English

Keywords

scrapbooks, photographs, Greenland, Inuit, Eskimo, travel, Arctic, Marie Peary, Josephine Peary, walrus, icebergs, hunting

Disciplines

History | United States History | Women's History

Location of Original

Maine Women Writers Collection

Physical Description of Original

scrapbook; disbound; 57 leaves (114 pages) plus leather covered covers; 29 x 39 cm; two photographs inserted (20 x 25 cm); one map inserted (97 x 67 cm, folded to 34 x 25 cm)

Access/Rights

Fair use: You do not need permission to use this material for personal research, in-class teaching purposes, school projects and assignments, blog posts or other non-commercial purposes. Commercial use: Please contact MWWC for use of images or documents in publications.

Notes

Map insert was not scanned due to size.

Peary Memorial Expedition to Cape York, Greenland, June-September 1932
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