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Fullerton Merrill Journal

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0824-sc

Scope and Content Note

Handwritten journal by a member of the Peary Relief Expedition to Northwestern Greenland on ship Diana, summer of 1899. The first entry is dated Sunday, July 23, 1899. Included also is a small carved animal.

Dates

  • 1899

Creator

Language of Materials

English

Access Restrictions

No restrictions on access.

Use Restrictions

Information on literary rights available in the repository.

Biographical Note

Fullerton Merrill, son of Isaac H. and Ada F. Merrill, was born Oct. 6, 1876 in Bangor, Maine. In 1899 he joined a Peary Relief Expedition and sailed on the Diana to the Arctic to help resupply Peary's Arctic expedition. He married Grace Gardner in 1907 and around 1912 moved to Ellsworth, Maine. He died in 1960.

Extent

1 folder

Abstract

Handwritten journal by a member of the Peary Relief Expedition to Northwestern Greenland on ship Diana, summer of 1899. The first entry is dated Sunday, July 23, 1899. Included also is a small carved animal.
Title
Guide to the Fullerton Merrill Journal
Status
No Additional Box Or Folder List For This Small Collection
Date
2012
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
Code for undetermined script
Language of description note
English.

Repository Details

Part of the Raymond H. Fogler Library Special Collections Repository

Contact:
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University of Maine
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