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|Named Person:||Lincoln Ellsworth; Roald Amundsen; Lincoln Ellsworth; Franklin D Roosevelt|
|Document Type:||Archival Material|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Lincoln Ellsworth; Roald Amundsen; Franklin D Roosevelt
|Notes:||Document Ellsworth's expeditions to both the Arctic and the Antarctic.|
|Description:||8 items ; 17-34 cm. 38 x 26 cm. or smaller.|
|Contents:||1. Log of N.24. . N-24 was one of the two Dornier Wal flying boats used in this first attempt to fly over the North Pole. The N-24 developed problems early in the expedition, stranding Amundsen and Ellsworth on the ice for over 30 days. The text in the first part of the notebook is in Norwegian and was probably written by Amundsen. In the back is a list of rations and equipment. 54 p. (27 blank), 34 cm. 2. Amundsen-Ellsworth polar flight. [Diary, May 24-June 14, 1925]. Black notebook with writing on pages 6-24 and 150-156 (other pages blank), 17 cm. 3. Diary, Apr. 17-May 12 . Includes the account of the first undisputed air sighting of the North Pole on May 12, 1926. Leatherbound tan notebook, with writing on first 19 pages towards the beginning of the notebook and on the last 7 pages of the notebook; also includes a hand-drawn map. 19 cm. 4. Log of Ellsworth Trans-Antarctic flight, 23 Nov. 1935-5 Dec. 1935. Presented to Gilbert Grovernor, President, National Geographic Society, 27 April 1936. Clothbound notebook with charts, 23 cm. 5. Log of American Highland flight [11 Jan. 1939]. On this voyage, Ellsworth flew into interior Antarctica from the Indian Ocean side and made the first sighting of the American Highland, Black notebook with text only on the first 2 pages, the recto of the next 7 leaves, and the verso of the last leaf first; 1st entry dated 11 Jan. 1939. 17 cm. 6-7. Certificate, numbered 3359, of the U.S. Dept. of State, accompanying a copy of the "Act to award a special gold medal to Lincoln Ellsworth," approved and signed by Franklin D. Roosevelt, June 16, 1936. 2 items, 38 x 26 cm. or smaller. 8. Silk flag.|
- Ellsworth, Lincoln, -- 1880-1951 -- Travel -- Polar regions.
- Amundsen, Roald, -- 1872-1928 -- Travel -- Arctic regions.
- Polar regions -- Discovery and exploration -- American.
- Ellsworth, Lincoln, -- 1880-1951 -- Diaries.
- Roosevelt, Franklin D. -- (Franklin Delano), -- 1882-1945 -- Autographs.