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Tilghman (B. Noah) Photographs and Other Materials Documenting Antarctica
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Color slides (35mm)



Digital Surrogates

Digital Surrogates



Physical Description: 141 computer file(s) (jpg)


Physical Description: 70 computer file(s) (jpg)

Misc Mix of Antarctica

Physical Description: 59 computer file(s) (jpg)

Photograph log

Physical Description: 1 computer file(s) (pdf)
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box 2, folder 9

Photos (prints) 1973

box 2, folder 9

Photo log book 1972-1974

Photo log book

Scope and Contents

Hand written diary recording 35mm transparency images. Relevant pages encompassed by yellow post-it. Austral summer 72-73 are noted as "Ant" followed by a numeral which represents the roll number. Individual images are also numbered corresponding to the specific slide. Information includes f-stop, shutter speed, film type, filter or lens used as well as subject matter. Austral summer 73-74 uses the same system except film rolls are noted as "K".


box 2

Antarctica: A New Look

box 2, folder 1

Antenna notes

box 2, folder 2

Arrival, processing, and departure procedures

Arrival, processing, and departure procedures

box 2, folder 3


box 2, folder 4


box 2, folder 5

Corresondence 1972

Scope and Contents

To Noah R. and Vera D. Tilghman (Parents) dated Nov. 8, Nov. 14, Nov. 21, Nov. 27, Dec. 3, Dec. 8 (incorrectly dated), Dec. 13, Dec. 18, Dec. 25; To Allan R., Pam, and Aaron Tilghman (brother, sister-in-law, nephew) Nov. 27
box 2, folder 6

Corresondence 1973

Scope and Contents

To Noah R. and Vera D. Tilghman (Parents) dated Jan. 1 (incorrectly dated), Jan. 7, Jan. 15, Jan. 22, Jan. 30, Feb. 7, Feb. 16; To Noah R. and Vera D. Tilghman (Parents) dated Nov. 22, Nov. 27, Nov. 30, Dec. 4, Dec. 9, Dec. 16, Dec. 22, Dec. 30
box 2, folder 7

Corresondence re: Antarctica Service Medal 1973-2003

Scope and Contents

Correspondence between B. Noah Tilghman and US Navy regarding the Antarctic Service Medal: May 2001 through January 2003 includes various supporting documents.
box 2, folder 8

Departure 1972

box 2, folder 9

Passage authorization 1972

box 2, folder 10

Personnel manual 1970

box 2, folder 11

Survival in Antarctica

box 2, folder 12

Thanksgiving day menu

box 2, folder 13

U.S. Antarctic Research Program, orientation session 1972

box 2, folder 14

U.S. Antarctic Research Program sticker

box 2, folder 15

"Your Stay at McMurdo Station Antarctica" 1972-1973