Scope and Contents
Title: Kay-William Jorgensen Clippings
Identifier/Call Number: MS.626
Autry National Center, Braun Research Library
Language of Material:
2.1 linear feet
(1 folder, 1 oversized folder)
Date (inclusive): 1925-1933
Kay-William Jorgensen was Danish engineer, explorer of the Arctic, and a member of the Danish expedition on the ship Teddy,
which sank and left the crew on an ice floe in 1923. This collection of newspaper clippings from 1925-1933 documents Jorgensen's
Arctic journey on the ice floe and relates to Jorgensen's visit to Los Angeles to lecture on the subject. Materials are in
Danish and English.
Scope and Contents
This collection of newspaper clippings documents Jorgensen's Arctic journey on the ice floe and relates to Jorgensen's visit
to Los Angeles to lecture on the subject. Materials date from 1925 to 1933. Oversize materials are in Box OS MS 2. Photo postives
and negatives from this collection are located in the Photo Archive.
Kay-William Jorgensen Clippings, 1925-1933, Braun Research Library Collection, Autry National Center, Los Angeles; MS.626; [folder number] [folder title][date].
Processed by Glenna Schroeder, circa 1977-1981. Finding aid completed by Holly Rose Larson, NHPRC Processing Archivist, 2012
October 24, made possible through grant funding from the National Historical Publications and Records Commissions (NHPRC).
Donation in memory of Kay-William Jorgensen and Clara Christensen from their neice Grace A. Samuelson, 1978 January 5.
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as the custodian of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must
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Kay-William Jorgensen was a Danish engineer and explorer of the Arctic. Jorgensen was a member of the Danish expedition on
the ship Teddy, which sank and left the crew on an ice floe in 1923.
Subjects and Indexing Terms
Jorgensen, Kay-William, fl. 1923-1933
Arctic regions -- Discovery and exploration
Danes -- California
Explorers -- Arctic regions
Greenland -- Discovery and exploration