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Jacob Bursey

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Jacob Bursey was born on September 20, 1903, in St. Lunaire, Newfoundland, Canada. Over several months Bursey wrote letters to Commander Richard E. Byrd expressing great interest in the Antarctic Expedition. He was 24 years old at the time of the exploration. This collection includes personal information and letters to Commander Byrd.

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University Libraries. Byrd Polar Research Center. History Teaching Institute.