Jerry Kobalenko's "Ellesmere Island" Blog
The Greely Expedition interviewee Jerry Kobalenko keeps a blog about Ellesmere Island with writings, images, maps and archival photographs from his Arctic travels.
Abandoned in the Arctic: Documentary Film
A documentary from Cocked Hat Ventures LLC, released in 2009.
Arlington National Cemetery: Adolphus Washington Greely
Biography of A.W. Greely from the Arlington National Cemetery website and images from his gravesite.
The Arctic Saga of David Legg Brainard
A website assembled by a descendant of David Brainard, which includes a biography and description of his journey as a member of Greely's crew.
A Biographical Sketch of Gen. David L. Brainard, US Army
Biography of David Brainard from the International Polar Year website.
Chances for Arctic Survival: Greely's Expedition Revisited
A PDF article written for Arctic Magazine in December 2002.
James Booth Lockwood Biography
Biography of crew member James Lockwood from a Hassan Cigarette Card series in 1914.
The Internet Archive
Scanned archival documents from the Lady Franklin Bay Expedition.
International Polar Year Links
Berton, Pierre. Arctic Grail: The Quest for the Northwest Passage and the North Pole, 1818-1909. New York: The Lyons Press, 2000.
Brainard, David L. The Outpost of the Lost: An Arctic Adventure. Indianapolis: The Bobbs-Merrill Company, 1929.
Dick, Lyle. Muskox Land: Ellesmere Island in the Age of Contact. Calgary: University of Calgary Press, 2001.
Fleming, Fergus. Ninety Degrees North: The Quest for the North Pole. New York: Grove Press, 2001.
Greely, Maj. Gen. A.W. Reminiscences of Adventure and Service. New York: Charles Scribner’s Sons, 1927.
Greely, Lieut. A.W. Three Years of Arctic Service Vols. I & II: An Account of the Lady Franklin Bay Expedition of 1881-1884 and the Attainment of the Farthest North. New York: Charles Scribner’s Sons, 1886.
Guttridge, Leonard F. Ghosts of Cape Sabine: The Harrowing True Story of the Greely Expedition. New York: Berkley Books, 2000.
Kobalenko, Jerry. The Horizontal Everest: Extreme Journeys on Ellesmere Island. New York: Soho Press, Inc., 2002.
Lopez, Barry. Arctic Dreams: Imagination and Desire in a Northern Landscape. New York: Vintage Books, 1986.
Lotz, Jim. Canada’s Forgotten Arctic Hero: George Rice and the Lady Franklin Bay Expedition, 1881-1884. Cape Breton: Breton Books, 2009.
McGhee, Robert. The Last Imaginary Place: A Human History of the Arctic World. Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 2005.
Powell, Theodore. The Long Rescue. New York: Doubleday & Company, 1960.
Putnam, William Lowell. Arctic Superstars. Sedona: The American Alpine Club, 2001.
Robinson, Michael F. The Coldest Crucible: Arctic Exploration and American Culture. Chicago, University of Chicago Press, 2006.
Streever, Bill. Cold: Adventures in the World’s Frozen Places. New York: Little, Brown and Company, 2009.
Todd, Alden. Abandoned: The Story of the Greely Arctic Expedition 1881-1884. New York: McGraw-Hill, 1961.
The internationally famous carnival of delights in New York was the birthplace of the hot dog and the roller coaster.
In 1927, the Mississippi River flooded from New Orleans to Illinois, leaving a million people homeless and leading to a major black migration to the North.
The story of a farm boy who rose from obscurity to become the most influential American innovator of the 20th century.
Originally settled as a mail stop, Las Vegas changed from an Old West vacation town, to a mafia haven, to the "Atomic City" and "Sin City."
A sensational story of power, class, and revenge in New York City when Harry Thaw murdered Stanford White over showgirl Evelyn Nesbit.
Accused by a janitor, a respected Harvard professor was hanged for the murder of Dr. George Parkman, one of Boston's richest citizens, in 1849.
Intrepid journalist Nelly Bly went on a journey around the world breaking the record of Julius Verne's fictional character.
In September 1959, Soviet Premier Nikita Khrushchev made an unprecedented visit to America, creating a media circus as he traveled from coast to coast.