Detail View: D. K. Bailey Collection: Expedition Journal: Diary notes aboard the U.S.M.S. North Star from 10 Dec. 1940 to 8 May 1941

Collection Name: 
D. K. Bailey Collection
Title: 
Diary notes aboard the U.S.M.S. North Star from 10 Dec. 1940 to 8 May 1941
Name Part: 
Bailey, Dana K.
Name Display Form: 
Bailey, Dana K.
Type of Resource: 
text
Type of Resource: 
typescript
Date Created: 
1940-12-10/1941-05-08
Language Term: 
English
Form: 
electronic
Internet Media Type: 
tiff
Extent: 
179 p.
Digital Origin: 
reformatted digital
Abstract: 
Expedition diary written during the United States Antarctic Service Expedition of 1939–1941 (often referred to as Byrd's third Antarctic Expedition). President Roosevelt had ordered the expedition 25 November 1939 with the objective of establishing an East and a West base. Observations were conducted including: seismic, cosmic ray, auroral, biological, tidal, magnetic and physiological.
Subject Topic: 
Scientific expeditions--Antarctica--History--20th century
Subject Authority: 
lcsh
Subject Geographic: 
Antarctica
Subject Geographic Authority: 
lcsh
Subject Temporal: 
20th century
Subject Temporal Authority: 
lcsh
Subject Geographic: 
Antarctica—Discovery and exploration—American
Subject Geographic Authority: 
lcsh
Subject Title Info: 
United States Antarctic Service Expedition
Subject Name: 
United States Maritime Service
Subject Geographic Code: 
lcsh
Subject Name: 
U.S.M.S. North Star
Related Item: 
Preliminary account of the United States Antarctic Expedition, 1939-1941 / by R. A. J. English
Related Item Identifier: 
71125180
Identifier: 
MS409_001
Physical Location: 
UCB Libraries Special Collections
Shelf Identifier: 
MS409
Access Condition: 
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