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Schooner Ernestina-Morrissey papers of James B. Pond, III

Identifier: MC-252

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Schooner Ernestina-Morrissey papers of James B. Pond, III:

1. White binder with 272 negatives and one short film strip (11 frames), 1940 Greenland Expedition 2. Photo album with prints of these negatives, most loose, 1940 3. 4 folders of photos regarding the Ernestina-Morrissey, collected by Pond 4. Diary kept by Pond on 1940 expedition 5. Correspondence regarding the 1940 expedition 6. Photos of the crew on the 1940 expedition 7. Collected research articles on the history of the Ernestina-Morrissey 8. Rolled color reproduction of a painting by Warren Sheppard of the E-M 9. Button with the 1894 E-M on it.


  • 1940-

Biographical / Historical

James Pond, III was one of the "Bartlett Boys" who sailed with Captain Bob Bartlett as crewmembers on his Arctic expeditions on the Schooner Effie M. Morrissey (now the Schooner Ernestina-Morrissey). Pond was one of 10 paying college students on the 1940 expedition to Greenland and Baffin Island, with stops in Brigus, Turnavik, Thule, Cape York and the Peary Monument. The trip left New York city on June 20,and returned on September 12, 1940. They captured four walrus pups the Bronx Zoo and one polar bear cub for the Philadelphia Zoo.


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James B. Pond, III Schooner Ernestina-Morrissey papers
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Judy Farrar
2022 March
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Part of the Claire T. Carney Library Archives and Special Collections, University of Massachusetts Dartmouth Repository

285 Old Westport Rd.
N. Dartmouth MA 02747 USA