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Peary, Robert E. (Robert Edwin), 1856-1920


Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Donald and Miriam MacMillan collection

Identifier: M118
Abstract The papers of husband and wife Donald Baxter MacMillan (Bowdoin 1898, 1874-1970) and Miriam Look MacMillan (1905-1987), document exploration in the Arctic and Sub-Arctic regions from the time of Robert E. Peary’s successful North Pole expedition (1908-1909), through both World Wars, and into the modern scientific era. Materials include the MacMillans' personal and professional correspondence, log books and journals, published and unpublished writings, notebooks, scrapbooks, lecture...
Dates: 1875 - 2014; Majority of material found within 1908-1987

Robert Edwin Peary collection

Identifier: M145

Collection contains correspondence (1881-1957), including letters written by Peary's chief assistant, Donald MacMillan (Bowdoin 1898); notes and observations written by expedition member, Langdon Gibson (1891-1892); a published edition of Extracts from Commander Peary's Personal Diary: of his trip to the North Pole (1910).

Dates: 1855-2010, undated

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Arctic regions -- Description and travel 1
Arctic regions -- Popular works 1
Dictionaries 1
Explorers -- Family relationships 1
Explorers -- United States 1