American Experience: Robert Peary - To the Top of the World
Read about Robert Peary's 1909 expedition in search of the North Pole.
American Experience: Polar Exploration Timeline
Access a timeline of explorers and expeditions on this companion site to the American Experience program, Alone on the Ice, about Admiral Richard Byrd's expeditions.
American Experience: Alaska Natives before Statehood
Read about native peoples in the Arctic.
The Inuit in Labrador
Learn about the Inuits in this article from The Rooms, a museum on the culture of Newfoundland and Labrador.
American Museum of Natural History: Cape York Meteorite
Watch a short film about the Cape York meteorites Peary brought to New York, and their connection to Inuit culture.
Bryce, Robert M. Cook & Peary: The Polar Controversy, Resolved. Mechanicsburg, PA: Stackpole Books, 1997.
Fleming, Fergus. Ninety Degrees North: The Quest for the North Pole. New York: Grove Press, 2003.
Harper, Kenn. Give Me My Father's Body: The Life of Minik, the New York Eskimo. New York: Washington Square Press, 2000.
Henderson, Bruce. True North: Peary, Cook, and the Race to the Pole. New York: W.W. Norton & Company, 2005.
Herbert, Wally. The Noose of Laurels: Robert E. Peary and the Race to the North Pole. New York: Anchor Press, 1990.
Peary, Robert E. The North Pole. New York: Cooper Square Press, 2001.
Robinson, Michael. The Coldest Crucible: Arctic Exploration and American Culture. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2006.