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Snow Cruiser expansion collection, 1937-1939
Description of the Collection Miscellaneous materials about the Snow Cruiser, primarily a 28-page photocopy of The Snow Cruiser: The Story of Its Conception and Construction and the Part it Will Play in the Expedition of the United States Antarctic Service by Alexander Schreiber, Public Relations Counsel, Research Foundation of Armour Institute of Technology (Project No. 1-89 [?]) Copyright 1939, Armour Research Foundation. Also miscellaneous news clippings. The following item was added to this collection by C....
Snow Cruiser film, 1939
Description of the Collection Black and white silent film: From Armour Institute to Little America - With Byrd and Poulter. Probably produced by Armour Research Foundation for promotional purposes. Contains only a few feet of footage of the Cruiser being driven down a street (probably from Pullman shops to Grant Park). Also contains footage of the plane taking off from unidentified airport. Balance of film is apparently stock footage added to suggest the Cruiser's transport to Antarctica. 1998.29.a 16 mm film reel (copy...
Snow Cruiser in Popular Mechanics, 1939
Description of the Collection
Issue of Popular Mechanics (October, 1939, Vol. 72, No. ) with cover image (color drawing) and article on the Snow Cruiser explaining how the retractable wheels work. Includes illustrations. Pages 494, 495, and 151A.
Snow Cruiser Photos, Elbert M. Decker, 1939
The Snow Cruiser was an experimental vehicle built in 1939 by Armour Research Foundation for use by Adm. Byrd on his third Antarctic Expedition.
Snow Cruiser stamp cover, 1941
Description of the Collection Cancelled stamp cover commemorating the Snow Cruiser's arrival at the South Pole; cancellation dated May 6, 1941, Boston, Mass. Cover shows drawing of Snow Cruiser with plane mounted on top. Markings: on obverse: The Snow Cruiser Reaches the South Pole/Defense plans halted/Byrd Antarctic Expedition III/in south polar regions/Lat. 78 degrees 30' S. Long. 163 degrees 30' W./Research Foundation of the Armour Institute of Technology. On reverse: Registered No. 6932/Carried from Little America by...
- Architectural drawings (visual works) 2
- Scientific expeditions 2
- Airplanes 1
- Antarctica 1
- Byrd, Richard E., Adm. 3
- Poulter, Thomas Charles, 1897-1978 3
- Armour Research Foundation (U.S.) 2
- Decker, Elbert M., Mr., Major USAF Ret. 1
- Popular Mechanics Company 1
- United States Postal Service 1 ∧ less
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