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Additional documents and survey on the Franklin sites of Beechey Island, Nunavut, Canada

  • Todd Hansen (a1)

Documents are presented adding further insights into a survey of gravesite memorials on Beechey Island, as well as locating the additional sites of the Franklin expedition noted in the Franklin search literature. These are augmented with current photographs.

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Barr W. 2007. A further note on the Beechey Island memorials. Polar Record 43 (225): 167168.
Beattie O., and Geiger J.. 1988. Frozen in time: unlocking the secrets of the Franklin expedition. London: Bloomsbury Publishing Ltd.
Cyriax R.J. 1997. Sir John Franklin's last Arctic expedition: a chapter in the history of the Royal Navy. Plaistow and Sutton Coldfield: The Arctic Press (reprint of 1939 edition).
De Bray E.F. 1992. A Frenchman in search of Franklin: De Bray's Arctic journal 1852–1854 (translator and editor Barr W.). Toronto: University of Toronto Press.
Delgado J.P. 1999. Across the top of the world: the quest for the northwest passage. New York: Checkmark Books.
Hett C.E.S. 1985. Conservation considerations on archaeological sites of the Franklin era. In: Sutherland P. D. (editor). The Franklin era in Canadian Arctic history 1845–1859: Ottawa: The National Museum of Man (Mercury Series, Archaeological Survey of Canada 131): 185191.
Hobson G.D. 1993. Letter to the editor. Arctic 46 (3): 291292.
Kane E.K. 1854. The U.S. Grinnell expedition in search of Sir John Franklin: a personal narrative. New York: Harper and Brothers.
Keenleyside A., Bertulli M., and Fricke H.C.. 1997. The final days of the Franklin Expedition: new skeletal evidence. Arctic 50 (1): 3646.
M'Dougall G.F. 1857. The eventful voyage of H.M. discovery Ship ‘Resolute’ to the Arctic regions in search of Sir John Franklin and the missing crews of the H.M. discovery ships ‘Erebus’ and ‘terror’ 1852, 1853, 1854. London: Longman, Brown, Green, Longmans, and Roberts.
Osborn S. 1865. Stray leaves from an Arctic journal or eighteen months in the polar regions In search of Sir John Franklin's expedition in 1850–51. Edinburgh and London: William Blackwood and Sons.
Phillips-Parmenter C., Burnip M., and Ferguson R.. 1978. Report on the second season of archaeological investigations of historical sites in the Canadian Arctic archipelago. Ottawa: National Historical Parks and Site Branch, Indian and Northern Affairs, Parks Canada (research bulletin 81).
Phillips C. 1985. The camps, cairns and caches of the Franklin and Franklin search expeditions; In: Sutherland P.D. (editor). The Franklin era in Canadian Arctic history 1845–1859: Ottawa: The National Museum of Man (Mercury Series, Archaeological Survey of Canada 131): 149173.
Powell B.D. 2006. The memorials on Beechey Island, Nunavut, Canada: an historical and pictorial survey, Polar Record 42 (223): 325333.
Pullen W.P.S. 1855. In: Great Britain, Parliament. Further papers relative to the recent Arctic expeditions in search of Sir John Franklin and the crews of H.M.S. ‘Erebus’ and ‘Terror’. London: HMSO. (House of Commons, Sessional Papers, Accounts and Papers, 1854–1855: 35 (1898)).
Savours A. 1999. The search for the north west passage. New York: St. Martin's Press.
Sutherland P.C. 1852. Journal of a voyage in Baffin's Bay and Barrow Straits, in the years 1850–1851, performed by H.M. ships ‘Lady Franklin’ and ‘Sophia’ under the command of Mr. William Penny, in search of the missing crews of H.M. Ships ‘Erebus’ and ‘Terror’: with a narrative of sledge excursions on the ice of wellington Channel; and observations on the natural history and physical features of the countries and frozen seas visited. London: Longman, Brown, Green, and Longmans (2 vols).
Sutherland P.D. (editor). 1985. The Franklin era in Canadian Arctic history 1845–1859. Ottawa: National Museums of Canada, National Museum of Man (Mercury series, Archaeological Survey of Canada paper 131).
The Illustrated London News. 1851a. The Arctic searching expeditions. The Illustrated London News 20 September 1851, 19: 347348.
The Illustrated London News. 1851b. Traces of the Franklin expedition and return of Captain Austin's expedition. The Illustrated London News 4 October 1851, 19: 409410.
The Illustrated London News. 1851c. Sketches from Captain Austin's Arctic expedition including winter quarters of Sir John Franklin with Franklin can cairn and three graves. The Illustrated London News 29 November 1851, 19: 636637.
The Illustrated London News. 1875. The Arctic expedition. The Illustrated London News 23 October 1875, 47: 409413.
Young A. 1876. Cruise of the ‘Pandora.’ London: William Clowes and Sons.
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