Summary Information

Repository
George J. Mitchell Department of Special Collections & Archives, Bowdoin College Library, Brunswick, Maine 04011
Creator
Dove, William
Title
William James Dove collection
ID
M310
Date [inclusive]
1913-1972, undated
Extent
0.4 linear feet
Language
Abstract
Materials from William James Dove relating to his arctic expeditions with Robert A. Bartlett.

Preferred Citation

William James Dove Collection, George J. Mitchell Department of Special Collections & Archives, Bowdoin College Library, Brunswick, Maine


Biographical/Historical Note

William James "Jim" Dove, nephew of arctic explorer Robert A. Bartlett, was an engineer on Bartlett's schooner Effie M. Morrissey. The schooner, with its mostly student crew, went on arctic research expeditions from 1926-1946.


Scope and Content

Materials from William James Dove relating to his arctic expeditions with Robert A. Bartlett. Correspondence, Bartlett family biographical material, published and unpublished writings by Bartlett and others regarding the Arctic, and newspaper clippings are included.


Administrative Information

Publication Information

 George J. Mitchell Department of Special Collections & Archives, Bowdoin College Library, Brunswick, Maine 04011

3000 College Station
Brunswick, Maine, 04011
(207) 725-3288
scaref@bowdoin.edu

Collection Inventory

Box Folder
1 1

Address book: Robert A. Bartlett's with miscellaneous loose letters, business cards, and newspaper clippings inserted, n.d. 

1 2

Biographical material: Bartlett family; including Robert A. Bartlett "Chief Dates," Bartlett family history, Bartlett plaque dedication, etc., 1922-1972, n.d. 

1 3

Correspondence: Robert A. Bartlett, 1914-1946, n.d. 

1 4

Correspondence: William J. Dove, 1930-1947 

1 5

Field notebooks and journals, 1915, n.d. 

1 6

Images: photocopies or published prints of Bartlett family, "Morrissey" crew, and the "Morrissey," 1935-1972, n.d. 

1 7

Journals: mainly incomplete typescripts re: arctic expeditions, author/authors unidentified, n.d. 

1 8

Map: Dominion of Canada and Newfoundland, with drawn route, n.d. 

1 9

Newspaper clippings about Robert A. Bartlett, 1929-1972 (originals) 

1 10

Newspaper clippings about Robert A. Bartlett, 1929-1972 (photocopies) 

1 11

Newspaper clippings about Robert A. Bartlett, n.d. (originals) 

1 12

Newspaper clippings about Robert A. Bartlett, n.d. (photocopies) 

1 13

Publications by Robert A. Bartlett, 1928-1937 

1 14

Publications: various authors about arctic exploration, 1913-1941 

1 15

"Report of the Scientific Collecting in Greenland," by D. C. Nutt, typescript (incomplete), n.d. 

1 16

Talk on the Bartlett-East Greenland expedition by Harry Whitney, typescript, 1930 

1 17

Writing by Robert A. Bartlett, "Loss of the Sealer 'Leopard'", manuscript and typescript, n.d.