To search the arctic : explorer Tyrrell asked to head a rescue party
1 column (unpaged) ; 17 x 6 cm
23 January 1895
Item is a newspaper clipping announcing the formation of a search party to be sent to Ellesmere Island to rescue two Swedish naturalists and reporting that J.B. Tyrrell has been asked to lead the expedition by the United States Geological Survey.
"Item located on p. 87 of 'Scrapbook of clippings, 1884-1898' which forms part of the series entitled 'Newspaper clippings and printed materials'."
Source of clipping and date identified in manuscript.
"Ms. Coll 26, box 124"
Tyrrell, Joseph Burr, 1858-1957Geological Survey (U.S.)
Ellesmere Island (Nunavut)