Display Status:

This object is not on display at the National Air and Space Museum. It is either on loan or in storage.

Collection Item Summary:

Envelope addressed to Mrs. A. Gray, 44 Berkeley Pl., Brooklyn, NY, USA; canceled 19 Feb. 1930. Envelope includes multiple black ink stamps showing that it was sent directly from the SS "City of New York" at "Little America," Antarctica, the South Pole. Reverse includes 4 more stamps indicating that this was sent during the Byrd Antarctic expedition of 1928-1930.

Collection Item Long Description:


  • Aeronautics
  • Antarctica

Data Source

National Air and Space Museum Archives

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Byrd, Richard Evelyn 1888-1957


February 19, 1930

Repository Loc.

National Air and Space Museum, Archives Division, MRC 322, Washington, DC, 20560



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