The Fitzhugh Green, Sr., Papers consist of Green's correspondence; diaries and notebooks; manuscripts (autograph and typed) to articles and prospective books; reprints of articles/papers; clippings from newspapers and magazines; and photographs including many negatives of family and a notable set of glass slides showing scenes from his Arctic travels. Most prominent are the series consisting of correspondence, scrapbooks, articles, notebooks and journals belonging to Green about the Crocker Land Expedition (dating from 1912-1916/17). A small box of Green's files relating to his service in the Navy is included. These papers consist primarily of official correspondence between Green and the Navy Department concerning personnel matters such as his assignments, leave, and salary. It should be noted that all material, including clippings, journals, and notebooks relating to the Crocker Land Expedition are grouped together in the same series. Refer to the Series Synopsis for an outline of the arrangement of the material in this collection. Material concerning Fitzhugh Green can also be found in the papers of Fitzhugh Green, Jr., which are housed in the Special Collections Division of Georgetown University Library.
Collection-level Access Restrictions
Most manuscripts collections at the Georgetown University Booth Family Center for Special Collections are open to researchers; however, restrictions may apply to some collections. Collections stored off site require a minimum of three days for retrieval. For use of all manuscripts collections, researchers are advised to contact the Booth Family Center for Special Collections in advance of any visit.