USS Jeannette Bibliography

Ambler, James Markham. The Private Journal of James Markham Ambler, M.D. Washington, DC: US Government Printing Office, 1917.

American National Biography. vol.6. New York: Oxford University Press, 1999. [See "De Long, George Washington," pp. 398-399.].

Appleton's Cyclopaedia of American Biography. vol.2. New York: D. Appleton and Company, 1887. [See "De Long, George Washington," pp.136-137.].

Arnoux, William Henry. The Jeannette Investigation: Argument of Wm. H. Arnoux, in Defense of Capt. De Long and the Other Officers of the Jeannette Exploring Expedition, and of the Court of Inquiry for the House Naval Committee. Washington, DC: US Government Printing Office, 1884.

Baldwin, Hanson Weightman. Admiral Death: Twelve Adventures of Men Against the Sea. New York: Simon and Schuster, 1939.

Bliss, Richard W. Our Lost Explorers: The Narrative of the Jeannette Arctic Expedition as Related by the Survivors, and in the Records and Last Journals of Lieutenant De Long. Revised by Raymond Lee Newcomb. Hartford, CT: American Publishing Company, 1882.

California Academy of Sciences. Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences at a Reception Given to the Captain and Officers of the Jeannett Search Expedition When About to Sail from this Port in the United States Exploring and Relief Steamer Rodgers, Lieutenant Robert M. Berry, U.S. Navy, Commanding : Including Papers Read, with the Discussion Thereon, Before the Academy at its Regular Meeting Held June 6th, 1881. San Francisco, CA: n.p., 1881.

Caswell, John Edwards. Arctic Frontiers: United States Explorations in the Far North. Norman, OK: University of Oklahoma Press, 1956.

Danenhower, John Wilson. Lieutenent Danenhower's Narrative of the "Jeannette." Boston, MA: J. R. Osgood and Company, 1882.

____. Report of Lieut. Jno. W. Danenhower in Connection with the Jeannette Expedition. Washington, DC: US Government Printing Office, 1882.

Davidson, George. An Examination into the Genuineness of the "Jeannette" Relics: Some Evidences of Currents in the Polar Regions, Report of the Special Committee Appointed by the Council to Report Upon the "Jeannette" Relics. San Francisco, CA: J. Partridge, 1896.

Cover of "The Voyage of the Jeanette. The Ship and Ice Journals of George W. DeLong, Lieutenant-Commander U.S.N., and Commander of the Polar Expedition of 1879-1881. Edited by his wife, Emma DeLong, with two steel portraits, maps, and many illustrations on wood and stone. In two volumes, Boston: Houghton, Mifflin and Company, 1883.   De Long, George W. The Voyage of the Jeannette: The Ship and Ice Journals of George W. De Long, Lieutenant-Commander U. S. N., and Commander of the Polar Expedition of 1879-1881, Edited by his Wife, Emma De Long. Boston, MA and New York: Houghton, Mifflin and Co., 1883.


Ellsberg, Edward. Hell on Ice: The Saga of the "Jeannette." New York: Dodd, Mead & Company, 1938.

Gilder, William Henry. Ice-pack and Tundra: An Account of the Search for the Jeannette and a Sledge Journey Through Siberia. New York: C. Scribner's Sons, 1883.

Guttridge, Leonard F. Icebound: The Jeannette Expedition's Quest for the North Pole. Annapolis, MD: Naval Institute Press, 1986.

Herman, Jan K. "Tragedy at Lena Delta." US Navy Medicine 75, no.2 (March-April 1984): 16-24.

Hoehling, Adolph A. The Jeannette Expedition: An Ill-fated Journey to the Arctic. London: Abelard-Schuman, 1967.

McAdoo, William ed. William Henry Schuetze, Printed for Private Circulation. Chicago: R. R. Donnelley & Sons Company, 1903. [A memorial to Lieutenant-Commander Schuetze consisting largely of extracts from his letters and reports, especially those relating to his Siberian missions.].

Melville, George W. In the Lena Delta: A Narrative of the Search for Lieut.-Commander De Long and his Companions, Followed by an Account of the Greely Relief Expedition and a Proposed Method of Reaching the North Pole. Boston, MA: Houghton, Mifflin and Company, 1885.

____. Report of Chief Engineer Geo. W. Melville in Connection with the Jeannette Expedition. Washington, DC: US Government Printing Office, 1882.

Muir, John. The Cruise of the Corwin: Journal of the Arctic Expedition of 1881 in Search of De Long and the Jeannette. New York: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1917.

National Cyclopaedia of American Biography. vol.3. New York: James T. White & Company, 1893. [See "De Long, George Washington," pp.282-283.].

Perkins, C.P. "The Cruise of the Alliance in Search of the Jeannette." US Naval Institute Proceedings 11, no.4 (1885): 701-721.

Perry, Richard. The Jeanette: And a Complete and Authentic Narrative Encyclopedia of All Voyages and Expeditions to the North Polar Regions... Chicago: The Coburn & Cook Publishing Company, 1882.

Prentiss, Henry Mellen. The Great Polar Current: Polar Papers Old and New. Cambridge, MA: Riverside Press, 1897.

Slocus, Victor. Castaway Boats. New York: Lee Furman, Inc., 1938.

Soley, James Russell. "Address of James Russell Soley: Assistant Secretary of the Navy, on the Occasion of the Unveiling of the Jeannette Monument at the United States Naval Academy, October 30, 1890." US Naval Institute Proceedings 16, no.4 (1890): 569-581.

US Navy. Annual Report of the Secretary of the Navy for the Fiscal Year Ending June 30, 1880. Washington, DC: US Government Printing Office, 1880. [See "The Jeannette," pp.29-30.].

____. Annual Report of the Secretary of the Navy, November 28, 1881. Washington, DC: US Government Printing Office, 1881. [See "Arctic Expeditions - The Jeannette, the Rodgers, and the Alliance," pp.6-10.].

____. Annual Report of the Secretary of the Navy for the Year 1882. vol.1. Washington, DC: US Government Printing Office, 1882. [See "The Jeannette Expedition," pp. 15-19.].

____. Annual Report of the Secretary of the Navy for the Year 1883. vol.1. Washington, DC: US Government Printing Office, 1883. [See "The Jeannette Expedition," pp.21-23.].

____. Annual Report of the Secretary of the Navy for the Year 1884. vol.1. Washington, DC: US Government Printing Office, 1884. [See "The Jeannette Expedition," p.21.].

____. Letter from the Secretary of the Navy: Transmitting Report of Lieut. G. B. Harber, U.S.N., Concerning the Search for the Missing Persons of the Jeannette Expedition, and the Transportation of the Remains of Lieutenant-Commander De Long and Companions to the United States. Washington, DC: US Government Printing Office, 1884.

____. Proceedings of a Court of Inquiry Convened at the Navy Department, Washington D.C., October 5, 1882, in Pursuance of a Joint Resolution of Congress Approved August 8, 1882 to Investigate the Circumstances of the Loss in the Arctic Seas of the Exploring Steamer "Jeannette," etc. Washington, DC: US Government Printing Office, 1883.

US Navy. Bureau of Medicine and Surgery. Sanitary Suggestions for the Information and Guidance of the Jeannette Search Expedition. Washington, DC: Government Printing Office, 1881.

Wise, John Cropper. James Markham Marshall Ambler: A Sketch. Carlisle, PA: Association of Military Surgeons, 1906.

A.E. Borie,
Secretary of the Navy.