Elisha Kent Kane journal, 1853-1855


Date: 1853-1855 | Size: 1 microfilm_reel(s)


This journal was kept aboard the Brig Advance during the 2nd Grinnell Expedition.

Background note

Elisha Kent Kane was a physician and explorer.

Collection Information

Physical description

1 microfilm reel.


Purchased from Stanford University and accessioned, 03/21/1967 (1967 499mf).

Location of originals:

Originals in Stanford University Library, Palo Alto, California.

Related material

The Elisha Kent Kane papers (B K132).

Naval History Note

This journal may be of interest to naval historians.

Early American History Note

This microfilm collection may be of interest to early American scholars.

Indexing Terms

Corporate Name(s)

  • Advance (Ship)


  • Microfilm Collection

Geographic Name(s)

  • Northwest Passage.


  • Arctic Regions -- Discovery and exploration
  • Voyages and travels.