Polaris Expedition Scrapbooks, 1873

Scope and Content Note

These scrapbooks consist primarily of exploration-related newspaper clippings from The New York Herald, The New York Tribune, and Harper's Weekly. The main focus of the clippings is the Polaris Expedition and Captain Hall, but other clippings on Arctic exploration, the Sandwich Islands (Hawaiian Islands), and Lady Jane Franklin are also found in the scrapbooks.