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Cook, Frederick , 1865-1940

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1865-1940

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

The Frederick A. Cook and Robert E. Peary Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MSS-2017-07-14
Abstract The Frederick A. Cook and Robert E. Peary Collection, 1904-1960, documents the controversy surrounding the dual claims of the discovery of the North Pole by Frederick A. Cook and Robert E. Peary. The bulk of the collection consists of multiple drafts of articles written by William Shea, a Cook supporter who began writing about him after meeting with him. A portion of the collection is dedicated to articles written by various authors expressing their beliefs on the issue, and newspaper clippings...