Mss.B.K132 - Elisha Kent Kane Papers

1858. [List of] stated meetings [and] ...stated business [for the year]. ...Officiating secretaries and curators
1858. [List of] stated meetings [and] ...stated business [for the year]. ...Officiating secretaries and curators
Calendar of meetings for the American Philsophical Society for the year 1858., Located in Box #5.
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Lists the following officers: George Bancroft, president; Henry Grinnell, Francis L. Hawks, and John C. Zimmerman, vice presidents; Charles Congdon, treasurer; M. Dudley Bean, S. De Witt Bloodgood, and Archibald Russell, secretaries; and Joshua Leavitt, librarian. Also lists the ten members of the executive committee of the society., Located in Box #5.
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From the papers of John K. Kane, father of Elisha Kent Kane., Located in Box #5.
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Gives recommendations on the selection and construction of sledges for the Arctic exploration about to be undertaken by Elisha Kent Kane in search for Sir John Franklin. Sent to Rear Admiral, Sir Francis Beaufort, K.C.B. For other letters apparently solicited by the British Admiralty on behalf of Kane see Goodman #330-332., Located in Box #5.
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Includes recommendations on clothing, bedding, tents, weight of equipment, food, sledges, and guides. Sent to Rear Admiral, Sir Francis Beaufort, K.C.B. For other letters apparently solicted by the British Admiralty for Kane see Goodman #329, and #331-332., Located in Box #5.
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From the New York Municipal Gazette Extra. The first Grinnell expedition, financed by the New York merchant and philanthropist, Henry Grinnell, was commanded by Lt. Edwin J. DeHaven and included among its crew Dr. Elisha Kent Kane, who would later lead the second Grinnell expedition in search of Franklin., Located in Box #5.