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

Finding aid prepared by Holly Rose Larson
Autry National Center, Braun Research Library
234 Museum Drive
Los Angeles, CA, 90065-5030
323-221-2164
rroom@theautry.org
2012 October 24


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