A. K. Larssen papers, 1957-1980  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Creator
Larssen, A. K.
Title
A. K. Larssen papers
Dates
1957-1980 (inclusive)
Quantity
.28 cubic foot plus 1 vertical file
Collection Number
2737
Summary
Recorded interview of a Norwegian sailor concerning his polar explorations and autobiographical writing by Norwegian American author about deep sea fishing
Repository
University of Washington Libraries, Special Collections
Special Collections
University of Washington Libraries
Box 352900
Seattle, WA
98195-2900
Telephone: 206-543-1929
Fax: 206-543-1931
speccoll@uw.edu
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Languages
English


Biographical NoteReturn to Top

Hansen was a Norwegian sailor and came to Seattle in 1922 for a polar exploration voyage that he had applied for in 1921. The ship "Maud" left Seattle on June 10, 1922. She traveled through Nome and Point Hope, Alaska to the arctic ice packs where they stayed for 13 months taking temperature measurements, measurements of ice depths, etc. They tried to get out of the ice packs in autumn 1923 but had to winter along the Siberian Islands until July, 1924, when they sailed along the Siberian coast and out of the ice.

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Accession No. 2737-001: A. K. Larssen oral history interview, 1967-1980Return to Top

1 vertical file

Scope and Content: Recorded interview with Carl Hansen by A. K. Larssen in Sept., 1967 ; clippings, 1979-1980.

Tape concerns polar explorations on the ship "Maud" with Captain Roald Amundsen on which Hansen was a mate. He gives some information about the lives of Siberian eskimos. This is the last recorded interview with Hansen before his death.

Restrictions on Access: Access restricted: For terms of access, contact Special Collections.

Restrictions on Use: Creator's literary rights not transferred to the University of Washington Libraries.

Acquisition Info: Donated by A.K. Larssen, 7/27/1977.

Description
A. K. Larssen oral history interview

Accession No. 2737-002: A. K. Larssen transcript, 1957Return to Top

.28 cubic foot

Scope and Content: Transcript: "Of Boats and Men," n.d., unbound. Norwegian published version, 1957; reviews.

Autobiographical writing by Norwegian American author about deep sea fishing. Published in Norwegian as "Bater og Mannfolk." Transcript is the only extant English version.

Restrictions on Access: Open to all users.

Restrictions on Use: Creator's literary rights transferred to the University of Washington Libraries.

Acquisition Info: Donated by A.K. Larssen, 11/18/1983.

Description
A. K. Larssen transcript

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Personal Names :
  • Amundsen, Roald
  • Larssen, A. K.--Archives
  • Corporate Names :
  • Maud (Ship)
  • Geographical Names :
  • Polar regions--Discovery and exploration
  • Other Creators :
    • Personal Names :
    • Hansen, Carl (creator)
    • Corporate Names :
    • University of Washington. Libraries. Scandinavian Archives (creator)