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Hubbard, Bernard R (Bernard Rosecrans) 1888-1962  Search this
Physical description:
1 film reel (1,666 feet) sound b&w 16mm archival original
Motion pictures (visual works)
North America
United States
ca 1934
Title from credits (published work)---archival collection
Archival papers, photographs and other materials can be found at Santa Clara University Archives and Marywood University Archives.
Hubbard, a Jesuit priest from California who led annual expeditions to Alaska from 1927 until shortly before his death. He became known to a national audience as "The Glacier Priest." The Reverend Bernard R. Hubbard, S.J. was Head of the Department of Geology at the University of Santa Clara, California, was a world-renowned authority on the arctic and a recognized explorer, geologist, volcanologist, ichthyologist, oceanographer and paleontologist. who led 31 scientific expeditons to Alaska and the Arctic from 1927 to 1962. He became known to a national audience as "The Glacier Priest" and Twentieth Century Fox produced several theatrical short films about his adventures.
Deposited by Santa Clara University in 1993.
Edited film follows the adventures of Father Bernard J Hubbard, known as the Glacier Priest, as he travels to various locales in Alaska including Aniakchak Crater, Bogosloff Island, Shishaldin Volcano, Kodiak Island, Unalakleet City, Nulato City, and the Alaskan Peninsula.
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Santa Clara University Archives
Repository Loc.:
Human Studies Film Archives, Smithsonian Museum Support Center, Suitland, MD
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Local number:
HSFA 1993.1.18
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Data Source:
Human Studies Film Archives