Henry Grinnell Scrapbooks, 1849-1866

Summary Information

Title: Henry Grinnell Scrapbooks
Inclusive Dates: 1849-1866

  • Grinnell, Henry, 1799-1874
Call Number: AGSL Manuscript Collection 2

Quantity: 2.3 cubic ft. (5 boxes)
Archival Location:
UW-Milwaukee Libraries, American Geographical Society Library (Map)

This collection contains scrapbooks compiled by Henry Grinnell, made up almost entirely of newspaper clippings from New York and London papers. Also included are a few letters and pages from other publications. The scrapbooks mainly document the expedition of Sir John Franklin, the rescue missions to find him, and the Arctic region in general. Grinnell financed two rescue missions to find Franklin as well as other scientific missions to the Arctic region.

Language: English

URL to cite for this finding aid: http://digital.library.wisc.edu/1711.dl/wiarchives.uw-agsl-agslmss0002
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