|Repository:||G. W. Blunt White Library, Mystic Seaport|
|Creator:||Bartlett, Bob, 1875-1946.|
|Title:||Robert Bartlett Papers|
|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.|
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.
Restrictions on Access
Available for use in the Manuscripts Division
Restrictions on Use
Various copying restriction apply. Guidelines are available from the Manuscripts Division.
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.
Corporate Bodies (Including Vessels):
Effie M. Morrissey (Schooner)
Arctic–Discovery and exploration
Greenland–Description and travel
Newfoundland–Description and travel
Voyages and travels
Coll. 132, Manuscripts Collection, G. W. Blunt White Library, Mystic Seaport Museum, Inc.
|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|
|Johnston, Waldo C.M.||1/11|
|National Maritime Historical Society||1/11|
|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.|
|EFFIE M. MORRISSEY (Schooner)||1/1, 1/3, 1/4, 1/6, 1/7, 1/9, 1/10, 1/11|
The following section contains a detailed listing of the materials in the collection.
|Letters and related materials; 1931-1946|
|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|
|10||Miscellaneous related material; undated|
|11||Related material- donated by Mr. Harry Dugan, President Bartlett Exploration Association; undated|