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MS Nor 2

Amundsen, Roald, 1872-1928. Roald Amundsen correspondence with Fredrik Herman Gade, 1903-1928: Guide.

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Descriptive Summary

Location: b
Call No.: MS Nor 2
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Amundsen, Roald, 1872-1928.
Title: Roald Amundsen correspondence with Fredrik Herman Gade,
Date(s): 1903-1928.
Quantity: 1 collection (1 box (.5 linear ft.)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in Norwegian.
Abstract: Correspondence of Norwegian polar explorer Roald Amundsen with Fredrik Herman Gade concerning raising funds for Admundsen's voyages and preparing for his expeditions.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

58M-22. Bequest of Gerhard Gade, care of Eugene D. Wadsworth, Taylor Wadsworth & Burr, 1 East 44th Street, New York 17, New York; received 1958 July.

Conditions Governing Access:

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material. Collection is open for research.

Preferred Citation for Publication:

Roald Amundsen Correspondence with Fredrik Herman Gade, 1903-1928 (MS Nor 2). Houghton Library, Harvard University.

Biographical / Historical

Amundsen was a Norwegian polar explorer.

Scope and Contents

Contains letters, postcards, and telegrams from Amundsen to Fredrik Herman Gade, and carbon copies of a few letters from Gade to Amundsen. Most of the letters pertain to his difficulties in raising funds for his various voyages and to the details of preparing for the expeditions.

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