Vilhjalmur Stefansson Letter to Arthur Carhart
Scope and Contents
Collection contains a letter from Stefansson, New York City to Arthur Carhart; signed and dated October 19, 1936.
- October 19, 1936
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Biographical / Historical
Vilhjalmur Stefansson (November 3, 1879 - August 26, 1962) was a Canadian Arctic explorer and ethnologist. Arthur Hawthorne Carhart (1892-1978) was a US Forest Service official, writer and conservationist who inspired wilderness protection in the United States. He was one of the first to realize the importance of conservation and became a nationally recognized authority on conservation practices.
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Immediate Source of Acquisition
Gift, Arthur Carhart, undated.
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