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Antarctic Expedition, Artifacts and Memorabilia

Identifier: 89/20/02-ARTIMEM1-UMD

Scope and Contents

This artifact was transferred to the UMD Archives on September 21, 1981. It is the original UMD flag that was flown in the Elsworth Mountain Region of Antartica, and later over South Pole. UMD Professors Charlies Matsch and Richard Ojakangas took part in this expedition during November 1979 to January 1980.

See also article. From the UMD Statesman. January 31, 1980. Page 3.


  • 1979-1980


Conditions Governing Access

Open for use in the Kathryn A. Martin Library, Archives and Special Collections.

Conditions Governing Use

This collection may be protected by the Copyright Law of the United States (Title 17, U.S. Code). It is the user's responsibility to verify copyright ownership and to obtain all necessary permissions prior to the reproduction, publication, or other use of any portion of these materials. Researchers may quote from the collection under the fair use provision of the copyright law.


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The collection contains the original UMD flag that was flown in the Elsworth Mountain Region of Antarctica and latert over the South Pole.

Physical Location

This collection is located at the University of Minnesota Duluth Archives. For more information about this collection or to make an appointment, contact us at or 218-726-8526.

Seanna R. Stinnett Inventory revised by Kee Ching Nam, June 13, 1990
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Collecting Area Details

Contact The University of Minnesota Duluth Archives and Special Collections Collecting Area

Kathryn A. Martin Library
University of Minnesota Duluth
416 Library Drive
Duluth MN 55812-3001
(218) 726-8526