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



  • Existence: 1856 - 1920

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Roy Chapman Andrews papers, 1987 Accession

Identifier: Mss .A54
Scope and Contents The bulk of the collection consists of Andrews' correspondence, manuscripts, and transcripts of Andrews' broadcasts and talks from 1934 to1944. It also contains one folder of family and biographical documents and newspaper clippings received from Charles Gallenkamp, Andrews' biographer, in 1990. The majority of the administrative papers' correspondence concerns requests for speaking engagements about Andrews' explorations, requests for articles, and letters from the public and from companies...

Museum matters, 1906-1912

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 2
Identifier: Mss .H682
Scope and Contents Primarily correspondence between E. O. Hovey and museum administrators or staff. Also contains meeting minutes, departmental reports, an invitation to meet Commander Robert Peary, and "Index to Letters."

Robert Peary photographic slides of North Pole copied from lantern slides, undated.

Identifier: PSC 394
Abstract Photographic copies of the lantern slides made by Robert Peary during his expedition to the North Pole (1908-1909). Used to raise money for further exploration.