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Finding Aid to the Kay-William Jorgensen Clippings MS.626
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  • Biographical note

  • Title: Kay-William Jorgensen Clippings
    Identifier/Call Number: MS.626
    Contributing Institution: Autry National Center, Braun Research Library
    Language of Material: English
    Physical Description: 2.1 linear feet (1 folder, 1 oversized folder)
    Date (inclusive): 1925-1933
    Language: Danish, English.
    Abstract: 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.

    Preferred citation

    Kay-William Jorgensen Clippings, 1925-1933, Braun Research Library Collection, Autry National Center, Los Angeles; MS.626; [folder number] [folder title][date].

    Processing history

    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).

    Acquisition

    Donation in memory of Kay-William Jorgensen and Clara Christensen from their neice Grace A. Samuelson, 1978 January 5.

    Use

    Copyright has not been assigned to the Autry National Center. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Autry Archivist. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Autry National Center as the custodian of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the reader.

    Access

    Collection is open for research. Appointments to view materials are required. To make an appointment please visit http://theautry.org/research/research-rules-and-application or contact library staff at rroom@theautry.org.

    Biographical note

    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
    Clippings
    Danes -- California
    Explorers -- Arctic regions
    Greenland -- Discovery and exploration