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Peary, Robert E. (Robert Edwin) 1856-1920

Overview
Works: 640 works in 1,268 publications in 6 languages and 32,814 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Diaries  History  Juvenile works  Silent films 
Subject Headings: Explorers 
Roles: Author, Editor, Author of introduction, Contributor, Dedicatee, Composer, Signer, Correspondent, Narrator, Interviewee
Classifications: G670 1909, 919.8
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Most widely held works about Robert E Peary
 
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The North pole, its discovery in 1909 under the auspices of the Peary Arctic club by Robert E Peary( Book )

36 editions published between 1910 and 2012 in English and held by 1,064 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Account of achievement of North Pole, 7 April 1909
My arctic journal : a year among ice-fields and Eskimos by Josephine Diebitsch Peary( Book )

38 editions published between 1893 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 710 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mrs. Peary's experiences at McCormick Bay, N.W. Greenland 1891-92. Includes observations on Eskimo customs
Nearest the Pole; a narrative of the Polar expedition of the Peary Arctic club in the S.S. Roosevelt, 1905-1906 by Robert E Peary( Book )

31 editions published between 1907 and 1909 in 4 languages and held by 529 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Black explorer at the North Pole; an autobiographical report by the Negro who conquered the top of the world with Admiral Robert E. Peary by Matthew Alexander Henson( Book )

8 editions published between 1912 and 2007 in English and held by 385 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Shelf2Life Mountaineering Collection provides a unique glimpse into the history and evolution of mountaineering through the late 19th and early 20th centuries. From historical maps, first-hand accounts of early summits, descriptions of peaks and wilderness areas to detailed mountaineering proofs, enthusiasts can now experience the thrill of the greatest peaks as they were in the early part of the century. Further, in-depth discussions of traditional equipment, technique and routes are a fascinating study in the evolution of the sport. Given the recent explosion of interest in mountaineering, these books are an excellent opportunity to revisit the roots and origins of the sport: they offer a valuable historical perspective as well as important information about the landscape and geography of the past
The North Pole by Robert E Peary( Book )

46 editions published between 1910 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 247 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Secrets of polar travel by Robert E Peary( Book )

8 editions published between 1917 and 2006 in English and held by 204 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Expansion of the Peary system of Arctic exploration which appeared originally in "The North Pole". (AB 13238)
Departure of Peary [and the] "Roosevelt" from New York( Visual )

4 editions published in 1905 in English and held by 116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The camera pans to show the schooner "Roosevelt" docked at a covered pier on the Hudson River on Manhattan's west side. Then, from a camera position on board, men in straw hats and fashionably dressed ladies are seen boarding the ship. Next, the famous polar explorer Robert Peary appears on the gangway in a dark jacket, mustache and straw hat. He tips his hat, consults his watch, then, just before the film ends, motions to order the departure. On this expedition he achieved the "farthest north" record, but failed to reach the North Pole. Completed only four months prior to this film, the "Roosevelt" was specially designed to withstand Arctic ice. She was 184 feet long, 35 and a half feet wide, with a hull over two and a half feet thick. Fully loaded the ship weighed 1,500 tons while drawing only 16.2 feet. In addition to sail power, the ship was driven by a 1000 horsepower steam engine, which could produce short bursts of even greater power to get the ship through thick ice. The "Roosevelt" served Peary on this expedition as well as the following one in 1908-1909. Sold numerous times to a variety of commercial concerns, the "Roosevelt" was abandoned to the elements on a mud flat in Cristobal, Panama in 1937, where she eventually rotted away
Uncle Sam's Panama Canal and world history, accompanying the Panama Canal flat-globe; its achievement an honor to the United States and a blessing to the world by Joseph Bucklin Bishop( Book )

7 editions published in 1913 in English and held by 111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The North Pole its discovery in 1909 under the auspices of the Peary Arctic Club by Robert E Peary( )

8 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in English and held by 110 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this detailed, moving, often poetic journal, Peary recounts the full story of the final successful expedition, from painstaking planning and preparation to the party's triumphant return. By ship, by dogsled, on foot, through fierce storms and the endless gloom of the arctic night, Peary leads the reader, mile by mile, step by step, to that glorious moment when he plants the American flag on the northern-most spot on earth. It is the climactic event in a stirring saga of intelligence, courage and tenacity in the face of extraordinary hardships: temperatures of sixty below zero, howling blizzards, treacherous pack ice, frostbite, dense fogs, and the difficulties navigating across nearly a thousand miles of trackless frozen wasteland
Snowland folk : the Eskimos, the bears, the dogs, the musk oxen, and other dwellers in the frozen North by Robert E Peary( Book )

9 editions published between 1900 and 1904 in English and held by 94 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

History speaks( )

2 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and held by 81 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Along with historical narrative, hear rare recordings of some of the most famous people from the late 19th and early 20th centuries. This volume includes: Alfred Lord Tennyson, William Ewart Gladstone, Guiglielmo Marconi, William McKinley, Leo Tolstoy, William Booth, Pope Leo Xlll, Sir Robert Baden-Powell, Dr. Frederick Cook, and William E. Peary
To students of Arctic exploration. The geographic position of Camp Jesup, and the reduction of the observations of R.E. Peary, in the vicinity of the North Pole by Thomas H Hubbard( Book )

3 editions published in 1913 in English and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nicaragua Canal discussion before the American Association for the Advancement of Science, thirty-sixth meeting, held in New York, August, 1887 by American Association for the Advancement of Science( Book )

2 editions published in 1887 in English and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Moving on the North Pole outlines of my Arctic campaign by Robert E Peary( Book )

10 editions published between 1899 and 1982 in English and Undetermined and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The North Pole by Robert E Peary( Recording )

2 editions published between 1997 and 2008 in English and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Robert Peary tells the tale of his journey to the North Pole
Schlittenreise zum Nordpol by Robert E Peary( Book )

6 editions published between 1985 and 1987 in German and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In memoriam, Ross Gilmore Marvin, 1905 service at Sage Chapel, Cornell University, Sunday, April twenty-fourth, 1910 : memorial address by Robert E Peary( Book )

4 editions published in 1910 in English and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The World flat-globe and international geographical history of the world( Book )

2 editions published between 1910 and 1919 in English and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Peary 1856-1920

Peary, R. E.

Peary, R. E. 1856-1920

Peary, R. E. (Robert Edwin), 1856-1920

Peary, Robert

Peary, Robert E.

Peary, Robert E. 1856-1920

Peary, Robert Edwin.

Peary, Robert Edwin 1856-1920

Piri, Robert.

Piri, Robert 1856-1920

Robert Edwin Peary

روبرت بيري، 1856-1920

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Northward over the "great ice" : a narrative of life and work along the shores and upon the interior ice-cap of northern Greenland in the years 1886 and 1891-1897 : with a description of the little tribe of Smith-Sound Eskimos, the most northerly human beings in the world, and an account of the discovery and bringing home of the "Saviksue," or great Cape-York meteoritesA Black explorer at the North Pole; an autobiographical report by the Negro who conquered the top of the world with Admiral Robert E. PearyThe North PoleSecrets of polar travelThe North Pole its discovery in 1909 under the auspices of the Peary Arctic ClubFinding the North pole : Dr. Cook's own story of his discovery, April 21, 1908, the story of Commander Peary's discovery, April 6, 1909, together with the marvelous record of former Arctic expeditionsSmiler's bones