Robert Bartlett Papers (Coll. 132)


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Overview of the Collection

Biography of Robert Barlett

Restrictions

Index Terms

Administrative Information

Indexes

Detailed Description of the Collection

Overview of the Collection

Repository: G. W. Blunt White Library, Mystic Seaport
Creator: Bartlett, Bob, 1875-1946.
Title: Robert Bartlett Papers
Dates: 1931-1946
Extent: 125 pieces
Abstract: The collection primarily contains letters from Barlett to his close friend, Southmayd Hatch, an engineer with Socony Vacuum Company, relating to Barlett's travels in Greenland, Newfoundland, and the Arctic, and other mutual interests.
Identification: Coll.132

Biography of Robert Barlett

Robert "Captain Bob" Barlett was born in 1875, and was a noted Arctic explorer and was master of the vessel ROOSEVELT for Peary's 1906 attempt to reach the North Pole. He was also master of the schooner EFFIE M. MORRISSEY. Robert Bartlett died in 1946.

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Restrictions

Restrictions on Access

Available for use in the Manuscripts Division

Restrictions on Use

Various copying restriction apply. Guidelines are available from the Manuscripts Division. See also: Mystic Seaport's copyright notice.

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Index Terms

This collection is indexed under the following headings in the catalog of the G. W. Blunt White Library. Researchers desiring materials about related topics, persons or places should search the catalog using these headings.

Persons:

Hatch, Southmayd--Correspondence

Corporate Bodies (Including Vessels):

Effie M. Morrissey (Schooner)

Places:

Arctic--Discovery and exploration
Greenland--Description and travel
Newfoundland--Description and travel

Subjects:

Voyages and travels

Occupations:

Explorers

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Coll. 132, Manuscripts Collection, G. W. Blunt White Library, Mystic Seaport Museum, Inc.

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Indexes

Index to Personal and Corporate Names

NOTE: The fraction(s) indicate the Box and Folder numbers where that particular reference can be found. For example, the researcher will find information about Bartlett's Arctic Expedition in Box 1, Folder 1 of the collection.
Bartlett's Arctic Expedition (1933) 1/1
Bartlett's Greenland Expedition (1937) 1/2
Bryd, Richard E. (Admiral) 1/2
Dugan, Harry 1/11, 1/12
Hatch, Southmayd 1/1, 1/2, 1/3, 1/4, 1/5, 1/6, 1/7, 1/8, 1/9, 1/10
Holmes, Burton 1/12
Johnston, Waldo C.M. 1/11
Morrissey, E.R. 1/10
National Maritime Historical Society 1/11
Thomas, Lowell 1/11

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Index to Vessel Names

NOTE: The fraction(s) indicate the Box and Folder numbers where that particular reference can be found. For example, the researcher will find information about the schooner BOWDOIN in Box 1, Folder 3 of the collection.
BOWDOIN (Schooner) 1/3
BURGO 1/7
EFFIE M. MORRISSEY (Schooner) 1/1, 1/3, 1/4, 1/6, 1/7, 1/9, 1/10, 1/11
ERNESTINA (Schooner) 1/11
HERCULES 1/9
JEANETTE 1/7
ROUSSEAU (Bark) 1/11

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Detailed Description of the Collection

The following section contains a detailed listing of the materials in the collection.

Letters and related materials; 1931-1946
Box Folder
1 1 Letters; Bartlett to Hatch; 1931-1939
2 Letters; Bartlett to Hatch; 1940
3 Letters; Bartlett to Hatch; 1941
4 Letters; Bartlett to Hatch; 1942
5 Letters; Bartlett to Hatch; 1943
6 Letters; Bartlett to Hatch; 1944
7 Letters; Bartlett to Hatch; 1945
8 Letters; Bartlett to Hatch; 1946
9 Material; undated
10 Miscellaneous related material; undated
11 Related material- donated by Mr. Harry Dugan, President Bartlett Exploration Association; undated

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