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Bartlett Arctic Expeditions (1928-1947)

Catalog Data

Record type:
Expedition name
Place:
Arctic Ocean
Greenland
Date Range:
1928 - 1947
Description:
Beginning in the mid-1920's, Robert A. Bartlett (1876-1946) conducted a series of expeditions to the Arctic aboard the schooner, Effie M. Morrissey. He collected zoological and botanical specimens for various institutions across the United States including the United States National Museum (USNM). Locations included (1926) North Greenland for the American Museum of Natural History; (1927) Baffin Island for American Geographical Society, Museum of the American Indian, and the Heye Foundation; (1928) Aleutian Islands for the American Museum of Natural History; (1929) coast of Labrador; (1930) northeast Greenland for the Museum of the American Indian; (1931) north Greenland for the Smithsonian Institution, Heye Foundation, American Museum of Natural History, and the New York Botanical Garden; (1932) Greenland; (1933) northwest Greenland and Strait of Fury and Hecla for the American Museum of Natural History, Museum of the American Indian, American Geographical Society, and the Navy Department; (1934) Greenland and Ellesmere Land for the Philadelphia Academy of Natural Sciences; (1935) northwest Greenland for the Field Museum and the Smithsonian Institution; (1936) northwest Greenland for the Smithsonian Institution, American Geographical Society, Chicago Zoological Society, and the Field Museum; (1937) northwest Greenland for the Smithsonian Institution and the Chicago Zoological Society; (1938) northwest Greenland for the Smithsonian Institution, Cleveland Museum of Natural History, and the United States National Museum; (1939) northeast Greenland for the New York Zoological Society and the Smithsonian Institution; (1940) northwest Greenland expedition for the Smithsonian Institution, Vassar College, and the Navy Department; (1941) northwest Greenland expedition; (1942) Frobisher Bay; (1943) Hudson Strait region; (1944) south and east coast of Greenland; (1945) northwest Greenland.
Source:
Dartmouth College Library. (2010). The Papers of Robert Abram (Bob) Bartlett in the Dartmouth College Library. Retrieved from http://ead.dartmouth.edu/html/stem193.html
Topic:
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See more records related to participants:
Bartlett, Bob, 1875-1946
See more records related to affiliated organizations:
United States National Museum
American Geographical Society of New York
American Museum of Natural History
Field Museum of Natural History
New York botanical garden
Museum of the American Indian, Heye Foundation
New York zoological society
Cleveland Museum of Natural History
Chicago Zoological Society (Ill.)
Vassar College
See more records related to this expedition:
Bartlett Arctic Expeditions (1928-1947)
Data Source:
Smithsonian Field Book Project
EDAN-URL:
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