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FITZHUGH GREEN, SR. PAPERS
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Box: 7 Fold: 5 Manuscript: "Fire and Water"
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DESCRIPTION: Contains typed manuscript for an article about the rescue of castaways by the U.S. Navy in 1927.

Box: 7 Fold: 6 Manuscript: "Hell in the Family Form"
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DESCRIPTION: Contains typed manuscript, 3 pages. Subtitled, "A phantasy." Author given as "Georgie Green."

Box: 7 Fold: 7 Manuscript: Lost Ships
c.1927

DESCRIPTION: Contains first chapters of a longer work or series of articles by FG on lost ships and sunken treasure. Typed manuscript.

Box: 7 Fold: 8 Manuscript: Lost Ships
c.1927

DESCRIPTION: Contains more typed manuscripts for FG's writings on lost ships and sunken treasure.

Box: 7 Fold: 9 Manuscript: "A Great Sea Mystery"
June 1927

DESCRIPTION: Contains typed manuscript possibly for an article about the lost ship "Mary Celeste" that FG ghosted. Entitled, "A Great Sea Mystery" with author given as J.G. Lockhart.

Box: 7 Fold: 10 Manuscript: "The Confession of the Murder of Prof. Marvin..."
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DESCRIPTION: Contains typed manuscript fully entitled, "The Confession of the Murder of Prof. Marvin Analyzed by Thos. F. Hall." Concerns the death of the arctic explorer Ross G. Marvin in 1909.

Box: 7 Fold: 11 Manuscript: Seafaring Adventures
c.1929

DESCRIPTION: Contains miscellaneous typed manuscript fragments written by FG about adventures at sea. Includes some collected newspaper clippings possibly used for reference.

Box: 7 Fold: 12 Manuscript: "The Story of Ada Blackjack"
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DESCRIPTION: Contains typed manuscript by FG, entitled, "The Story of Ada Blackjack - An Epic of the North." Includes form letter from the Ada Blackjack Fund, dated 6/1/1928.

Box: 7 Fold: 13 Manuscript: "The Tiger of the Sea"
c.1929

DESCRIPTION: Contains typed manuscript outline for an article on sharks, ghosted by FG for W.E. Young.

Box: 7 Fold: 14 Manuscript: Glossary of Eskimo Terms
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DESCRIPTION: Contains typed glossary of Eskimo terms.

Box: 7 Fold: 15 Manuscript: Fragment
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DESCRIPTION: Contains fragment of autograph manuscript by FG.

Box: 7 Fold: 16 Manuscript: Fragment
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DESCRIPTION: Contains typed manuscripts: quotation from Mark Twain, and a recipe for a "Million Dollar Cocktail."

Box: 7 Fold: 17 Manuscript: Fragment
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DESCRIPTION: Contains pencil drawing, possibly by FG.



Box: 7 Fold: 18 Manuscript: Book draft, chapter 2
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DESCRIPTION: Contains the second chapter of a longer fiction work/book based on FG's Greenland experiences during the Crocker Land Expedition (1913-1916/17). 75 typed pages.

Box: 7 Fold: 19 Manuscript: Book draft, chapter 2
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DESCRIPTION: Contains the carbon copy the second chapter of a longer fiction work/book based on FG's Greenland experiences, during the Crocker Land Expedition (1913-1916/17).

Box: 7 Fold: 20 Manuscript: Book draft, chapter 4, "Exhuminating Ohlsen"
May 31, 1916

DESCRIPTION: Contains the fourth chapter of a longer fiction work/book based on FG's Greenland experiences, during the Crocker Land Expedition (1913-1916/17). Dated "Godharn - May 31, 1916." 22 typed pages, with carbon duplicate.

Box: 7 Fold: 21 Manuscript: Book draft, chapter 5
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DESCRIPTION: Contains the fifth chapter of a longer fiction work/book based on FG's Greenland experiences, during the Crocker Land Expedition (1913-1916/17). Entitled, "Killing a Seal." 14 typed pages, with carbon duplicate.

Box: 7 Fold: 22 Manuscript: Book draft, chapter 7
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DESCRIPTION: Contains the seventh chapter of a longer fiction work/book based on FG's Greenland experiences, during the Crocker Land Expedition (1913-1916/17). 9 typed pages, with carbon duplicate.

Box: 7 Fold: 23 Manuscript: Poems
Feb. 1911 to May 1921

DESCRIPTION: Contains hardbound notebook of autograph poems and prose by FG. All entries are dated from February 10, 1911 through May 10, 1921.

Box: 7 Fold: 24 Manuscript: "Ai-O" Introduction
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DESCRIPTION: Contains the introduction to the long poetic work by FG entitled, "Ai-O" about his arctic experiences during the Crocker Land Expedition and afterwards in Greenland (1913-1916/17). Includes illustrations by Green. Typed. "...the lines herein are but an echo from the heart of one who has known the Eskimo and the Trader as a man may know his brother by blood, and with them lived - and loved - the terror and the mystery of the North. The marvellous North!"

Box: 7 Fold: 25 Manuscript: "Ai-O" Part II
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DESCRIPTION: Contains part II of the long poetic work by FG entitled, "Ai-O" about his arctic experiences during the Crocker Land Expedition and afterwards in Greenland (1913-1916/17). Typed manuscript. Section entitled, "The Tribe."

Box: 7 Fold: 26 Manuscript: "Ai-O" Part II
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DESCRIPTION: Contains another section designated part II of the long poetic work by FG entitled, "Ai-O" about his arctic experiences during the Crocker Land Expedition and afterwards in Greenland (1913-1916/17). Typed manuscript. Entitled, "The North."

Box: 7 Fold: 27 Manuscript: "Ai-O" Part III
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DESCRIPTION: Contains Part III of the long poetic work by FG entitled, "Ai-O" about his arctic experiences during the Crocker Land Expedition and afterwards in Greenland (1913-1916/17). Entitled, "The Hunt," this section is in prose. Typed manuscript.

Box: 7 Fold: 28 Manuscript: "Ai-O" Part III
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DESCRIPTION: Contains Part III of the long poetic work by FG entitled, "Ai-O" about his arctic experiences during the Crocker Land Expedition and afterwards in Greenland (1913-1916/17). A mixture of prose and poetry. Typed manuscript. Section entitled, "The Tribe."

Box: 7 Fold: 29 Manuscript: "Ai-O" Part IV
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DESCRIPTION: Contains Part IV of the long poetic work by FG entitled, "Ai-O" about his arctic experiences during the Crocker Land Expedition and afterwards in Greenland (1913-1916/17). Typed manuscript. Section entitled, "Songs."

Box: 7 Fold: 30 Manuscript: "Ai-O" Part IV
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DESCRIPTION: Contains section of prose entitled, "The Family." Designated Part IV of the long poetic work by FG entitled, "Ai-O" about his arctic experiences during the Crocker Land Expedition and afterwards in Greenland (1913-1916/17). Typed manuscript.

Box: 7 Fold: 31 Manuscript: "Ai-O" Part V
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DESCRIPTION: Contains prose section entitled, "The Child." Designated Part V of the long poetic work by FG entitled, "Ai-O" about his arctic experiences during the Crocker Land Expedition and afterwards in Greenland (1913-1916/17). Typed manuscript.

Box: 7 Fold: 32 Manuscript: "Ai-O" Part V
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DESCRIPTION: Contains poetry section entitled, "Eskimo Legends." Designated Part V of the long poetic work by FG entitled, "Ai-O" about his arctic experiences during the Crocker Land Expedition and afterwards in Greenland (1913-1916/17). Typed manuscript.

Box: 7 Fold: 33 Manuscript: "Ai-O" Part VI
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DESCRIPTION: Contains section of poetry entitled, "The Trader." Part VI of the long poetic work by FG entitled, "Ai-O" about his arctic experiences during the Crocker Land Expedition and afterwards in Greenland (1913-1916/17). Typed manuscript.

Box: 7 Fold: 34 Manuscript: "Ai-O" Part VI
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DESCRIPTION: Contains prose section entitled, "The Dog." Part VI of the long poetic work by FG entitled, "Ai-O" about his arctic experiences during the Crocker Land Expedition and afterwards in Greenland (1913-1916/17). Typed manuscript.

Box: 7 Fold: 35 Manuscript: "Ai-O" Part VII
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DESCRIPTION: Contains section of poems entitled, "Arctic Travel." Part VII of the long poetic work by FG entitled, "Ai-O" about his arctic experiences during the Crocker Land Expedition and afterwards in Greenland (1913-1916/17). Typed manuscript.

Box: 7 Fold: 36 Manuscript: "Ai-O" Part VII
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DESCRIPTION: Contains section of prose entitled, "The Colony." Part VII of the long poetic work by FG entitled, "Ai-O" about his arctic experiences during the Crocker Land Expedition and afterwards in Greenland (1913-1916/17). Typed manuscript.

Box: 7 Fold: 37 Manuscript: "Ai-O" Part VIII
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DESCRIPTION: Contains prose section entitled, "The Missionary." Part VIII of the long poetic work by FG entitled, "Ai-O" about his arctic experiences during the Crocker Land Expedition and afterwards in Greenland (1913-1916/17). Typed manuscript.

Box: 7 Fold: 38 Manuscript: "Ai-O" Part IX
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DESCRIPTION: Contains prose section entitled, "The Traders." Part IX of the long poetic work by FG entitled, "Ai-O" about his arctic experiences during the Crocker Land Expedition and afterwards in Greenland (1913-1916/17). Typed manuscript.

Box: 7 Fold: 39 Manuscript: "Ai-O" Part X
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DESCRIPTION: Contains prose section entitled, "The Woman." Part X of the long poetic work by FG entitled, "Ai-O" about his arctic experiences during the Crocker Land Expedition and afterwards in Greenland (1913-1916/17). Typed manuscript.

Box: 8 Fold: 1 Scrapbook 1909-12: pp.1-62
June 3 - July 3, 1909

DESCRIPTION: Contains pp.1-62 of FG's scrapbook for 1909-1912. Note: Items are listed in order of appearance which may not be chronological. The following items of note are included in this group - 1. pp.1-44 blank, p.45 print of world map). 2. pp.47a-e, 5 telegrams to FG from friends expressing congratulations re graduation from the U.S. Naval Academy, Annapolis, Md., 1909. 3. pp.47f, 49a-d, 49e, telegrams and official correspondence from the Navy Department re detachment from the Naval Academy and the posting of orders. 4. p.51 print of world map, pp.53-62 blank.

Box: 8 Fold: 2 Scrapbook 1909-12: pp.63-130
October 20, 1909 - October 8, 1910

DESCRIPTION: Contains pp.63-130 of FG's scrapbook for 1909-1912. Note: Items are listed in order of appearance which may not be chronological. The following items of note are included in this group - 1. pp.63-69, correspondence between FG and the U.S. Navy Department re leave, assignments. Includes telegram from Charles E. Green to FG, 11/1/1909 (p.65b). 2. p.71 print of map of North America, pp.73-82 blank. 3. pp.83-85b, more corespondence and telegrams re Navy Department matters. 4. 85c-94 blank, p.95 print of map of eastern U.S. 5. p.97, carbon TLS from FG to commanding officer requesting leave, 10/8/1910. 6. pp.99-108 blank, p.109 world map, pp.111-130 blank.

Box: 8 Fold: 3 Scrapbook 1909-12: pp.131a-186
November 30, 1910 - June 19, 1911

DESCRIPTION: Contains pp.131a-186 of FG's scrapbook for 1909-1912. Note: Items are listed in order of appearance which may not be chronological. The following items of note are included in this group - 1. p.131a, printed program/menu booklet for the "Dinner given by the members of the United Service Club to the admirals, captains and officers of the United States Atlantic Fleet. 30th November, 1910." 2. p. 131b, invitation card to FG, as an officer of the United States Atlantic Fleet to meet the U.S. ambassador and Mrs. Whitelaw Reid, 11/24/1910. 3. p.131c, TLS carbon from FG to commanding officer re leave request, 11/22/1910. 4. pp.133-142 blank. 5. p.143a, rail ticket with military service discount. 6. p.143b, TLS carbon from FG to commanding officer, addressed from Cherbourg, France, re leave, 12/13/1910. 7. pp.145-154, 23 b/w photographs showing U.S. Navy training maneuvers (?). 8. pp.151-161d, correspondence between FG and Navy Department re assignments, leave requests, etc. Includes 2 telegrams from Charles E. Green to FG, 1 telegram from FG in response, 2/20/1911, 4/10/1911, 4/9/1911, respectively. 9. p.163, map of North American, pp.164-174 blank. 10. pp.175a-178, correspondence between FG and Navy Department, Jan.-May 1911. 11. pp.179-186 blank.

Box: 8 Fold: 4 Scrapbook 1909-12: pp.187-264
August 15, 1911-May 28, 1912

DESCRIPTION: Contains pp.187-264 of FG's scrapbook for 1909-1912. Note: Items are listed in order of appearance which may not be chronological. The following items of note are included in this group - 1. p.187, FG's booklet entitled, "A New Method of Teaching Swimming with a Few Hints on Rescuing the Drowning," reprinted from U.S. Naval Institute Proceedings, Vol.37, No.3, Whole No. 139, 1911. 2. p.189 map of New England. 3. pp.191a-203b, correspondence between FG and the Navy Department, August 1911 to March 1912, including 2 telegrams from Isabelle Green, 1 telegram from Charles E. Green. 4. pp.203c-221, 41 b/w photographs of FG with friends and family(?). 5. p.223, Navy Department correspondence in response to FG's request for detail for instruction in Ordnance, 5/3/1912. 6. pp.225-234 blank. 7. pp.135-253, Navy Department correspondence, May 4, 1912 to May 28, 1912, re FG's application for entrance into Ordnance instruction. Includes telegram from Mr. and Mrs. Charles E. Green, dated 6/30/1913. 8. pp.255-264 blank.

Box: 8 Fold: 5 Scrapbook 1909-12: pp.265a-end
June 10, 1912 - January 14, 1913

DESCRIPTION: Contains pp.265a through end of FG's scrapbook for 1909-1912. Note: Items are described in order of appearance and are not necessarily chronological. Pages include the following - 1. pp.265a-267b, Navy Department correspondence, June 10-July 23, 1912. 2. p.269a, b/w photo of unidentified woman in toga. 3. pp.169b-178 blank, p.279 printed map of eastern U.S., pp.280-290 blank. 4. pp.291-295f, Navy Department correspondence, August 8, 1912 - July 2, 1913, re requests for leave. 5. pp.295g-304 blank. 6. p.305, carbon TL from FG re Ordnance courses, 8/28/1912. 7. pp.307-316 blank. 8. pp.317a-323, Navy Department correspondence, August 29, 1912-10/1/1912, re FG's assignments. 9. pp.325-344 blank. 10. pp.345a-353, Navy Department correspondence, Army Navy Club membership, detachment from duty from the Bureau of Ordnance, 3/28/1912-11/22/1912. 11. pp.355-374 blank. 12. pp.375a-379, Navy Department correspondence, 10/1/1912-1/14/1913. 13. pp.381-end blank.

Box: 9 Fold: 1 Scrapbook 1912-13: pp.1-60
June 6, 1912-October 30, 1912

DESCRIPTION: Contains pp.1-60 of FG's scrapbook for 1912-1913. Note: Items are described in order of appearance and are not necessarily chronological. Pages include the following - 1. pp.1-12 blank. 2. 13a, printed copy of General Order No.193, Navy Department, June 24, 1912. 3. 13b-c, 2 telegrams from Natalie Wheeler Elliot (future Mrs. Fitzhugh Green, Sr.), 6/18-6/26/1912. 4. pp.13d-27, includes 5 TLS from Edmund Otis Hovey, chairman of the committee in charge of the Crocker Land Expedition, 7/19-10/7/1912 re FG's request, p.13d, 7/14/1912, to join Donald B. MacMillan on the expedition. 5. pp.29-38 blank. 6. pp.39-49b, includes FG's record of his "physical," "practical" and "mental" preparation for joining the Crocker Land Expedition, submitted to Hovey on 10/9.1912. Also, 2 TLS from Hovey; 1 TLS from R. Rathbun, assistant secretary in charge of the U.S. National Museum, Smithsonian Institution, 10/11/1912; and telegram from Natalie Wheeler Elliot. 7. pp.51-60 blank.

Box: 9 Fold: 2 Scrapbook 1912-13: pp.61-130
Nov. 1, 1912-Dec. 5, 1912

DESCRIPTION: Contains pp.61-130 of FG's scrapbook for 1912-1913. Note: Items are described in order of appearance and are not necessarily chronological. The following pages include - 1. p.61, TLS copy from FG to Edmund Otis Hovey, 11/1/1912: "Dear Dr. Hovey: ...I would say that I was very happy indeed to hear of my appointment as a member of the Crocker Land Expedition..." 2. pp.63-65, 1 ALS, 1 TLS from Hovey to FG re the expedition. 3. pp.67-69, correspondence between FG and commanding officer W.W. Phelps re the latter's offer of assistance to FG in obtaining leave from the Navy Dept. to join the expedition. 4. pp.71-73 ALS (11/15/1912), TLS (11/13/1912) to FG from Robert E. Peary re meeting with FG to discuss his "project" (i.e., the expedition?). Both on letterhead for Eagle Island, South Harpswell, Maine. 5. pp.75-81a, more correspondence between FG and his commanding officers re approval for the scheme. 6. p.81b TLS (11/13/1912) from Hovey to FG: "My dear Mr. Green, Your letter of the 12th instant pleases me very much, and I am glad to note the feeling with which you look forward to participation in the Crocker Land Expedition. Both Mr. MacMillan and Mr. Ekblaw expressed themselves (separately) to me as being very favourably impressed with your general make-up and personality and with the practical certainty that you would be a man to depend upon in a crisis..." 7. pp.85-90, typed carbon of testimonial to U.S. Secretary of Navy by FG on his merits and preparation for the expedition, 11/18/1912. 8. p.91, TLS (11/21/1912) from Donald B. MacMillan to FG, re purchase of chronometers. 9. pp.93-102 blank. 10. pp.103-109, includes ALS to FG from Robert E. Peary (11/24/1912); FG to George von L. Meyer, U.S. Secretary of the Navy (11/22/1912); ALS to FG from Hovey (11/30/1912). 11. pp.111a-113, telegrams to FG from various including Natalie Wheeler Elliot; 2 TLS carbon from FG to Hovey and to MacMillan. 12. pp.115-119, correspondence between Hovey and FG (12/3/1912-12/5/1912). 13. pp.121-130 blank.

Box: 9 Fold: 3 Scrapbook 1912-13: pp.131a-290
December 6-28, 1912

DESCRIPTION: Contains pp.131a-290 of FG's scrapbook for 1912-1913. Note: Items are described in order of appearance and are not necessarily chronological. The following pages include - 1. pp.131a-b, ALS to FG from William W. Phelps, commanding officer, U.S. Navy (12/6/1912; TLS from Hovey, (12/7/1912): "My dear Mr. Green, Did you get a "detail for detached duty" or merely a "leave of absence" from the Department for the time necessary to go on the Crocker Land Expedition? I hope that it is the former..." 2. pp.133-159, includes ALS to FG from W. Elmer Ekblaw on letterhead for the Acacia Fraternity (12/9/1912): "My dear Mr. Green, A letter from Dr. E.O. Hovey of New York informs me that the Navy has given you leave of absence to become one of our party seeking Crocker Land, and I hasten to assure you that I am very glad indeed that you will be one of us..."; TLS to Ekblaw from Donald B. MacMillan (12/8/1912) in answer to inquiries from the former re clothing and supplies for the expedition; TLS to FG from MacMillan (12/11/1912); 3 TLS from Hovey to FG (12/12-12/20/1912); carbon replies from FG to Ekblaw, MacMillan, Hovey. 3. pp.161-170 blank. 4. pp.171a-175, includes ALS to FG from Robert E. Peary (12/23/1912); 2 TL carbons from FG to Hovey and Ekblaw. 5. pp.177-188, TLS to FG from Richard Wheeler Elliot, brother to Natalie Wheeler Elliot (12/23/1912): "Dear Fitz, I saw in the Register that you had been detailed to go on the Crocker Land Expedition. I have been thinking the thing over, and have about come to the conclusion that if there is any chance for me to become a member of the party, I should like very much to go..." ; TLS carbon copy in reply from FG to Elliot (12/28/1912). 6. pp.189-200, 2 TLS to FG from Edmund Otis Hovey ((1/2/1913, 1/10/1913), w/ TLS carbon replies from FG. 7. pp.201a-201b, includes printed advertisement clipping for "Wear-Ever" aluminum cooking utensils, heading runs "With Peary at the Pole"; TLS to FG from Donald B. MacMillan re an application from a Dr. Arnold D. Tuttle to join the expedition (1/18/1913). 8. pp.203-212 blank. 9. pp.213-223, correspondence between FG and Donald B. MacMillan, 1 TLS from MacMillan, TLS carbons and telegrams from FG (1/22/1913-1/25/1913). 10. pp.225-234 blank. 11. pp.235-251, includes a. 2 TLS from W. Elmer Ekblaw to FG (1/20/1913, 1/24/1913), with TLS reply from FG, re news reports that Vilhjalmur Stefansson was planning a northern expedition, which raised Ekblaw's suspicions of a potential rivalry. b. "Personal Memorandum" by FG, 1/27/1913 (typed), re a meeting that he had with Stefansson and others where some references to the latter's planned expedition north were made. Includes 3 newspaper clippings pasted to the last typed page of the memo. c. TLS to FG from Stefansson (1/29/1913) re procuring leave from the Navy Department for a young applicant interested in joining Stefansson's expedition. Includes TLS reply from FG (1/31/1913). 12. pp.253-262 blank. 13. pp.263-279, includes TLS from MacMillan to FG (1/26/1913) re securing meteorological equipment; typed memorandum from FG to U.S. Secretary of the Navy re orders for surveying equipment, 1/15/1913; ALS to FG from his "Aunt Marie" expressing concern for the "fearful trip" he was about to embark on in joining the Crocker Land Expedition, and that he should tell his "dear little mother at once, and not allow her to find it out from the papers or from other people..." 14. pp.281-290 blank.

Box: 9 Fold: 4 Scrapbook 1912-13: pp.291a-376
Dec. 20, 1912-March 19, 1913

DESCRIPTION: Contains pp.291a-376 of FG's scrapbook for 1912-1913. Note: Items are described in order of appearance and are not necessarily chronological. The following pages include - 1. pp.291a-d, a. autograph invitation to FG from Henry Fairfield Osborn, president, American Museum of Natural History, to meet the Crocker Land Expedition party on 1/4/1913. b. National Geographic Society Annual Banquet menu/program, with Robert E. Peary as toastmaster (1/11/1913). c. National Geographic Society Annual Banquet printed guest list. d. National Geographic Society Annual Banquet printed announcement (dated 12/20/1912): "The principal feature of the evening will be the presentation of a special gold medal to Captain Roald Amundsen, discoverer of the South Pole..." 2. pp.293-302 blank. 3. pp.303-307c, includes newspaper clippings re Roald Amundsen, his discovery of the South Pole, his first public lecture about the expedition, and award of recognition presented by the National Geographic Society (Jan. 1913). Includes printed multipage advertisement for Amundsen's then forthcoming book, "The South Pole." Also includes (307c) certificate of membership issued to FG by the National Geographic Society, (1/7/1913). 4. pp.309-318 blank. 5. pp.319-331, correspondence (Feb-March 1913) by FG with various companies re provisions, equipment, and weapons for the Crocker Land Expedition. Includes b/w photograph of an Automatic Tidal Register (325a), which he was considering for the expedition. 6. pp.333-342 blank. 7. pp.343-351, more correspondence re ordering equipment for the expedition, includes TLS to FG from James G. Biddle Electrical Instruments Scientific Apparatus, Philadelphia (2/18/1913). 8. pp.353a-353c, correspondence to FG from friends/colleagues responding to his inquiry about joining the Crocker Land Expedition. 9. p.353d, b/w photograph of igloo. 10. pp.353e-362 blank. 11. pp.363-365 correspondence with Navy Department. 12. pp.367a-h, ALS from friend "Mike Kelly" congratulating FG on joining the expedition. 13. pp.367i-j newspaper clippings re death of Robert F. Scott who perished on the return journey with 4 other companions from an expedition to the South Pole (January 1913). 14. pp.367k-376 blank.

Box: 9 Fold: 5 Scrapbook 1912-13: pp.377a-end
Nov. 2, 1912-Feb. 4, 1913

DESCRIPTION: Contains pp.377a-end of FG's scrapbook for 1912-1913. Note: Items are described in order of appearance and are not necessarily chronological. The following pages include - 1. pp.377a-385, includes certificate of membership issued to FG by a fraternity; correspondence to FG from the New England Mutual Life Insurance Company re coverage during the Crocker Land Expedition; correspondence from friend R.P. Waters. 2. pp.387-391, newsclippings re Roald Amundsen, Robert F. Scott, and the Crocker Land Expedition. 3. pp.393a-c, includes printed invitation from Mr. and Mrs. Beekman Winthrop, acting secretary, U.S. Navy. 4. pp.394-402 blank. 5. pp.403a-407, includes, printed handbill by the National American Woman Suffrage Association; TL to FG from New England Mutual Life Insurance Co.; TL from Burreille's Press Clipping Bureau re clippings about FG; newspaper clipping re Roald Amundsen; ALS to FG from "Uncle John" (12/26/1912). 6. pp.409-418 blank. 7. 419a-d, a. Printed "Index to Ordnance Pamphlets" Revised 1912. b. Printed special order from George von L. Meyer, U.S. Secretary of the Navy, requesting all officers on duty in Washington to pay respects to U.S. president on 1/1/1913. c. b/w photograph, men building and igloo. d. TL to FG from Bartlett Trust Bank, St. Joseph's, Mo. (1/27/1913). 8. pp. 421-430 blank. 9. pp. 431a-435, includes 2 long fold-out prints of Arctic scenes, captioned, "The Lure of the Frozen Desert"; printed playbill for documentary film about Robert F. Scott, entitled, "The Undying Story of Captain Scott and the Animal Life of the Antarctic," shown at the Belasco Theatre, Washington, D.C., week of 5/12/1913; various newspaper clippings re FG and the Crocker Land Expedition, and Roald Amundsen. 10. pp.437-447, TLS carbon from FG to Charles E. Green (1/24/1913); ACS from Robert E. Peary to FG; 3 TLS from FG to Donald B. MacMillan re equipment for the expedition (2/1/1913-2/4/1913). 11. pp.448-end blank.

Box: 10 Fold: 1 Scrapbook 1913, Part I: pp.1-174
Feb. 5, 1913-April 9, 1913

DESCRIPTION: Contains pp.1-174 of FG's scrapbook for 1913 (Part I). Note: Items are described in order of appearance and are not necessarily chronological. The following pages include - 1. pp.1-10 blank. 2. pp.11-25, correspondence to FG from Ms. E. Demerell, secretary to Edmund Otis Hovey, re the outfitting of the Crocker Land Expedition (2/5/1913-2 /8/1913); TLS to FG from W. Elmer Ekblaw re the support of the University of Illinois for the expedition (2/8/1913); TLS to FG from Donald B. MacMillan (2/10/1913). 3. pp.27-36 blank. 4. pp.37a-61, includes telegrams and 2 TLS from MacMillan to FG (2/15-2/18/1913), with replies from FG; TLS copy from FG to Edmund Otis Hovey updating the latter on his own status vis a vis leave from the Navy Department and outfitting the expedition (2/16/1913); TLS to FG from friend Charles H. Maddox (2/21/1913). 5. pp.63-72 blank. 6. pp.73-89, TLS to FG from Hovey (2/22/1913), and 3 TL carbons from FG to Ekblaw, Hovey and MacMillan, re the expedition. 7. pp.91-100 blank. 8. 101-127, includes TLS to FG from Ekblaw (2/26/1913) re finding funding support for the Crocker Land Expedition, and news that Vilhjalmur Stefansson found support for his rival expedition from the Canadian government; TLS to FG from Hovey (2/28/1913) re supplies and equipment for the expedition; other correspondence to FG from various supply companies. 9. pp.129-138 blank. 10. pp.139-163, includes correspondence with various supply companies; typed list of "Surveying and Miscellaneous Material to be Supplied by the National Observatory to Ensign F. Green, U.S.N., for the Arctic Exploring Expedition" (March 1913); TLS to FG from Charles E. Munroe, Bureau of Mines, Department of Interior (3/3/1913): "Dear Mr. Green, Your favor of March 2nd relative to the use of Trojan powder at low temperatures has been received and I have immediately referred the same to the Director urging that under the circumstances, you be given access to the confidential information obtained by the Bureau." 11. pp.165-174 blank.

Box: 10 Fold: 2 Scrapbook 1913, Part 1, pp.175-318
March 1-18, 1913

DESCRIPTION: Contains pp.175-318 scrapbook for 1913, part 1. Note: Items are described in order of appearance and are not necessarily chronological. The following pages include - 1. pp.175-193c, correspondence to FG re equipping the Crocker Land Expedition; from the Navy Department re interest of some naval personnel in joining the expedition; telegram to FG from Jerome Lee Allen. 2. 195-204 blank. 3. pp.205-229b, miscellaneous correspondence to FG from various parties interested in joining the Crocker Land Expedition, especially TLS from Jerome Lee Allen, chief electrician in the U.S. Navy ((3/13/1912). 4. pp.231-240, blank. 5. pp.241a-285, correspondence re equipping the Crocker Land Expedition, includes TLS from Richard Pfund re surveying instruments (3/5/1913). 6. pp.287a-307, includes color ink sketch by FG of the "Symbols of the Crocker Land Expedition"; 2 TLS to FG from Donald B. MacMillan (3/17/1913); 2 TLS, 1 ALS from Edmund Otis Hovey (3/4/1913-3/12/1913) re equipment for the expedition. 7. pp.309-318 blank.

Box: 10 Fold: 3 Scrapbook 1913, Part 1: pp.319-506
March 20-April 14, 1913

DESCRIPTION: Contains pp.319-506 from scrapbook for 1913, part 1. Note: Items are described in order of appearance and are not necessarily chronological. The following pages include - 1. pp.319-341 various correspondence re equipment, especially electrical, for the Crocker Land Expedition. Also, 1 TLS from Donald B. MacMillan to FG (3/20/1913), 1 TLS from Edmund Otis Hovey to FG (3/21/1913). 2. pp.343-352 blank. 3. pp.353-37, carbons of correspondence from 3/24-4/5/1913, from FG to various equipment companies, especially to Richard Pfund re information about wireless equipment. Also, TL copy from FG to Donald B. MacMillan. 4. pp.381-390 blank. 5. pp.391-417c, includes, TLS from Fr. Francis Tondorf, S.J., of Georgetown University, re seismographical information (4/2/1913); ALS to FG from Maurice Tanquary (p.401); TLS from W. Elmer Ekblaw (4/26/1913); 2 ALS to FG from Donald B. MacMillan; ALS from Jerome Lee Allen, 4/2/1913. 6. pp.419-428 blank. 7. pp429a-457, all carbons of TL from FG to various equipment and supplies companies. pp.459-468 blank. 8. pp.469-495, includes 2 TLS from Edmund Otis Hovey; telegrams from Charles E. Green; various other correspondence with equipment companies. 9. pp.497-506 blank.

Box: 10 Fold: 4 Scrapbook 1913, Part 1: pp.507-end
April 5-29, 1913

DESCRIPTION: Contains pp.507-end of FG's scrapbook for 1913, Part 1. Note: Items are described in order of appearance and may not be in strict chronological order. The following pages include - 1. pp.507-527, 1 TLS, 1 ALS, telegram from Edmund Otis Hovey to FG; 2 TLS from W. Elmer Ekblaw to Green reporting on the status of equipment he is considering for the expedition. Comments: "As I study upon the problems we may encounter I grow enthusiastic over the splendid field in which we have to work. Certainly we ought to accomplish a great deal." 2. pp.529-538 blank. 3. 539a-559, includes ALS to FG from Richard Pfund; TLS from MacMillan to FG; numerous carbon correspondence by FG. 4 pp.561-570 blank. 5. pp.571-587b, includes 2 TLS to FG from MacMillan (4/9-12/1913); TLS from Richard Pfund (4/16/1913); among routine carbons by FG re equipment orders for the expedition. 6. pp.589-598 blank. 7. pp.599-615, includes ALS from MacMillan; and other routine correspondence with equipment suppliers. 8. pp.617-626 blank. 9. pp.627a-649, includes, TLS to FG from Jerome Lee Allen, 4/4/1913, and other carbon correspondence by FG to equipment suppliers. 10. pp.651-660 blank. 11. pp.661a-679, includes, detailed correspondence to FG from Jerome Lee Allen, re equipping the expedition, ALS, 7 sheets (4/9/1913), 2 ALS, 6 sheets (4/5/1913 & 4/8/1913); includes carbon replies from FG to Allen. 12. pp.681-end blank.



Box: 11 Fold: 1 Scrapbook 1913, Part 2 pp.1-134
April 12-May 19, 1913

DESCRIPTION: Contains pp.1-134 from FG's scrapbook for 1913, Part 2. Note: Items are described in order of appearance and are not necessarily chronological. The following pages include - 1. pp.1-47, includes typed report by FG, "Some of the Scientific Results Expected of the Crocker Land Expedition, dated 4/12/1913, 12 typed sheets; newsclippings about the expedition and especially about MacMillan. 2. pp.49-58 blank. 3. pp.59-82, miscellaneous correspondence carbons by FG to equipment suppliers and Navy Department. Includes reprint of prospectus for the expedition: "The Crocker Land Expedition - Geographical Exploration in its Connection with the American Museum of Natural History" reprinted from the American Museum Journal, Vol.XII, pp.153-170, May 1912. 4. pp.83-90 blank. 5. pp.91a-123, includes telegrams from Charles E. Green; 1 ALS, 2 TLS from Richard Pfund; 2 TLS from MacMillan. 6. pp.125-134 blank.

Box: 11 Fold: 2 Scrapbook 1913, Part 2: pp.135a-296
May 7-22, 1913

DESCRIPTION: Contains pp.135a-296 of FG's scrapbook for 1913, part 2. Note: Items are described in order of appearance and are not therefore in strict chronological order. The following pages include - 1. pp.135a-161, among general correspondence with equipment suppliers, also, ALS to FG from Francis Tondorf, S.J.; TLS to FG from Donald B. MacMillan (5/20/1913) re obtaining charts from the Government Printing Office; typed carbon for the expedition prospectus, entitled, "Crocker Land Expedition (Borup Memorial) under the auspices of the American Museum of Natural History and the American Geographical Society with the co-operation of the University of Illinois and the assistance of other institutions, federal departments and individuals. 1913-1915." 2. pp.163-172 blank. 3. 173a, b/w photograph with pencilled caption on verso, "Eureka Sound. Building an igloo." Credited to American Museum of Natural History, N.Y. 4. pp. 173b-187, continuation of typed carbon for the Crocker Land Expedition prospectus. 5. 189-199, 3 TLS from Edmund Otis Hovey to FG (4/30/1913-5/9/1913). 6. pp.201-210 blank. 7. pp.211-235, includes, 6 TLS from Hovey to FG (5/10/1913-5/20/1913) re equipment for the expedition; 2 TLS from Donald B. MacMillan (5/15/1913, 5/16/1913) re chartering a ship for the expedition. 8. pp.237-246 blank. 9. pp.247a-285, much routine correspondence and invoices re equipment and supplies for the expedition. Also, 3 ALS from Jerome Lee Allen to FG (5/1/1913-5/17/1913). 10. 287-296 blank.

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