Bassett Jones papers, 1818-1938

Summary Information

At a Glance

Call No.:
MS#0684
Bib ID:
4079031 View CLIO record
Creator(s):
Jones, Bassett, 1877-1960
Repository:
Rare Book and Manuscript Library
Physical Description:
1.5 linear feet (3 boxes)
Language(s):
English .
Additional Description:
http://www.columbia.edu/cu/libraries/inside/projects/findingaids/scans/pdfs/26_J-KAI_25.pdf
Access:
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This collection has no restrictions.

Description

Summary

Letters, manuscripts, documents, and printed materials by and relating to explorers of both poles. Many of the letters are addressed to Vilhjalmur Stefansson or Bassett Jones. The letters for the most part discuss subjects of professional interest. Thre are printed materials, photographs and memorabilia of many expeditions and explorers.

Arrangement

Selected materials cataloged; remainder arranged.

Using the Collection

Restrictions on Access

You will need to make an appointment in advance to use this collection material in the Rare Book and Manuscript Library reading room. You can schedule an appointment once you've submitted your request through your Special Collections Research Account.

This collection is located on-site.

This collection has no restrictions.

Terms Governing Use and Reproduction

Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. The RBML maintains ownership of the physical material only. Copyright remains with the creator and his/her heirs. The responsibility to secure copyright permission rests with the patron.

Preferred Citation

Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Bassett Jones papers; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.

Libris Polaris.

Related Archival Materials

Books purchased as part of this collection have been cataloged in the Rare Book Library and the General Library.

Accruals

Materials may have been added to the collection since this finding aid was prepared. Contact rbml@columbia.edu for more information.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Method of acquisition--Purchase; Date of acquisition--1945. Accession number--M-45.

Manuscript poem: Source of acquisition--Winifred A. Myers Autographs, Ltd. Method of acquisition--Gift; Date of acquisition--1983. Accession number--M-1983.

About the Finding Aid / Processing Information

Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Processing Information

Cataloged Christina Hilton Fenn 07/--/89.

Manuscript poem Processed 1983.

Subject Headings

The subject headings listed below are found in this collection. Links below allow searches for other collections at Columbia University, through CLIO, the catalog for Columbia University Libraries, and through ArchiveGRID, a catalog that allows users to search the holdings of multiple research libraries and archives.

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Genre/Form
Articles CLIO Catalog ArchiveGRID
Essays CLIO Catalog ArchiveGRID
Etchings (prints) CLIO Catalog ArchiveGRID
Handbills CLIO Catalog ArchiveGRID
Lists (document genres) CLIO Catalog ArchiveGRID
Menus CLIO Catalog ArchiveGRID
Notes (documents) CLIO Catalog ArchiveGRID
Obituaries CLIO Catalog ArchiveGRID
Pamphlets CLIO Catalog ArchiveGRID
Photographs CLIO Catalog ArchiveGRID
Poems CLIO Catalog ArchiveGRID
Programs (documents) CLIO Catalog ArchiveGRID
Prospectuses CLIO Catalog ArchiveGRID
Stereographs CLIO Catalog ArchiveGRID
Wood engravings (prints) CLIO Catalog ArchiveGRID
Name
Andrée, Salomon August, 1854-1897 CLIO Catalog ArchiveGRID
Barrow, John, Sir, 1764-1848 CLIO Catalog ArchiveGRID
Bartlett, Bob, 1875-1946 CLIO Catalog ArchiveGRID
Beaufort, Francis, Sir, 1774-1857 CLIO Catalog ArchiveGRID
Beechey, Frederick William, 1796-1856 CLIO Catalog ArchiveGRID
Belcher, Edward, Sir, 1799-1877 CLIO Catalog ArchiveGRID
Borchgrevink, C. E (Carsten Egeberg), 1864-1934 CLIO Catalog ArchiveGRID
Brainard, David L. (David Legge), 1856-1946 CLIO Catalog ArchiveGRID
Charcot, Jean, 1867-1936 CLIO Catalog ArchiveGRID
Colles, William Morris, 1855-1926 CLIO Catalog ArchiveGRID
Conway, William Martin, Sir, 1856-1937 CLIO Catalog ArchiveGRID
Cook, Frederick Albert, 1865-1940 CLIO Catalog ArchiveGRID
Cracroft, Sophia, 1816-1892 CLIO Catalog ArchiveGRID
Cruikshank, George, 1792-1878 CLIO Catalog ArchiveGRID
De Long, George W (George Washington), 1844-1881 CLIO Catalog ArchiveGRID
DeLong, Emma, 1851-1940 CLIO Catalog ArchiveGRID
Dellenbaugh, Frederick Samuel, 1853-1935 CLIO Catalog ArchiveGRID
Elder, William, 1806-1885 CLIO Catalog ArchiveGRID
Franklin, Jane, 1791-1875 CLIO Catalog ArchiveGRID
Franklin, John, 1786-1847 CLIO Catalog ArchiveGRID
Gould, Laurence McKinley, 1896-1995 CLIO Catalog ArchiveGRID
Greely, A. W (Adolphus Washington), 1844-1935 CLIO Catalog ArchiveGRID
Hobbs, William Herbert, 1864-1952 CLIO Catalog ArchiveGRID
Joerg, W. L. G (Wolfgang Louis Gottfried), 1885-1952 CLIO Catalog ArchiveGRID
Klickmann, Flora CLIO Catalog ArchiveGRID
M'Clintock, Francis Leopold, Sir, 1819-1907 CLIO Catalog ArchiveGRID
MacMillan, Donald Baxter, 1874-1970 CLIO Catalog ArchiveGRID
Markham, Clements R, Sir (Clements Robert), 1830-1916 CLIO Catalog ArchiveGRID
Mawson, Douglas, 1882-1958 CLIO Catalog ArchiveGRID
May, Walter CLIO Catalog ArchiveGRID
McClure, Robert John Le Mesurier, Sir, 1807-1873 CLIO Catalog ArchiveGRID
McCormick, R. M (Robert M.), 1800-1890 CLIO Catalog ArchiveGRID
Murchison, Roderick Impey, Sir, 1792-1871 CLIO Catalog ArchiveGRID
Nansen, Fridtjof, 1861-1930 CLIO Catalog ArchiveGRID
Nordenskiöld, A. E (Adolf Erik), 1832-1901 CLIO Catalog ArchiveGRID
Nordenskjöld, Otto, 1869-1928 CLIO Catalog ArchiveGRID
Operti, Albert, 1852-1927 CLIO Catalog ArchiveGRID
Osborn, Sherard, 1822-1875 CLIO Catalog ArchiveGRID
Parry, William Edward, Sir, 1790-1855 CLIO Catalog ArchiveGRID
Putnam, George Palmer, 1887-1950 CLIO Catalog ArchiveGRID
Rae, John, 1813-1893 CLIO Catalog ArchiveGRID
Rasmussen, Knud, 1879-1933 CLIO Catalog ArchiveGRID
Ross, James Clark, Sir, 1800-1862 CLIO Catalog ArchiveGRID
Ross, John, Sir, 1777-1856 CLIO Catalog ArchiveGRID
Scoresby, William, 1789-1857 CLIO Catalog ArchiveGRID
Shackleton, Ernest Henry, Sir, 1874-1922 CLIO Catalog ArchiveGRID
Snow, William Parker, 1817-1895 CLIO Catalog ArchiveGRID
Stefansson, Vilhjalmur, 1879-1962 CLIO Catalog ArchiveGRID
Stout, George L. (George Leslie) CLIO Catalog ArchiveGRID
Thorndike, Townsend William, 1872- CLIO Catalog ArchiveGRID
Townsend, George Alfred, 1841-1914 CLIO Catalog ArchiveGRID
White, David, 1862-1935 CLIO Catalog ArchiveGRID
Wilkins, George H, Sir (George Hubert), 1888-1958 CLIO Catalog ArchiveGRID
Worsley, Frank Arthur, 1872-1943 CLIO Catalog ArchiveGRID
Place
Antarctica -- Discovery and exploration CLIO Catalog ArchiveGRID
Arctic regions -- Discovery and exploration CLIO Catalog ArchiveGRID
Polar regions -- Discovery and exploration CLIO Catalog ArchiveGRID
Subject
Admirals CLIO Catalog ArchiveGRID
Explorers CLIO Catalog ArchiveGRID
Explorers CLIO Catalog ArchiveGRID
Portraits CLIO Catalog ArchiveGRID
Translations CLIO Catalog ArchiveGRID