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Scientific expeditions

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Scope Note: Created For = TD,Use For = Expeditions, Scientific ; Scientific voyages ; Travels ; Voyages, Scientific

Found in 13 Collections and/or Records:

Papers of William Speirs Bruce

Identifier: Coll-72
Scope and Contents The Papers of William Speirs Bruce consist of a substantial number of manuscripts and ephemera including pamphlets; notes and notebooks; annotated typescripts; annotated offprints; picture postcards; photographs; examination papers; sketch maps; diaries; press cuttings; correspondence; lists of specimens; book catalogues; soundings; lecture engagements; lectures; and, maps. The Papers handle a wide variety of subjects including the 'Balaena', fish and fisheries, Franz Josef Land, the...
Dates: 1892-1923

Ryan, Edward, 3 September 1854 - 30 August 1872

Identifier: Coll-1989/62
Scope and Contents This file consists of four autograph letters signed from Edward Ryan to Charles Lyell and Mary Horner Lyell. Brighton, Kensington and Bannouth, 3 September 1854, 9 March 1857, 27 December 1859 and 30 August 1872. With a portrait photograph mounted on cardboard carrier.The letter sent to Charles Lyell concerns the appointment of a naturalist for the 1860 China expedition possibly desired by Charles Darwin and Lyell. Edward Ryan expresses difficulty in obtaining the required...
Dates: 3 September 1854 - 30 August 1872

Spitsbergen 1960 - Diary of John Fraser

Identifier: Coll-1923
Scope and Contents Reproduction of the diary of John Fraser, then researcher at Imperial College, written during a land-surveying expedition to Spitzberg (Spitsbergen in Norwegian) in 1960. In addition to a day-to-day account of the expetition written by Fraser, the volume contains black-and-white photographs (orginals) depicting landscapes and various scenes of the expetition, a biographical note on Fraser, a photograph of Fraser himself at Imperial College, loose maps of Svalbard and Dicksonland, and an...
Dates: 1960-1961