33 black and white images showing ships, mostly anchored in harbors: USS Thetis, USS Bear, USS Alert, Loch Garry. Views include dramatic shots with icebergs and snowy landscapes and mountains.
149 black and white images of snow and ice covered landscapes and villages, at Newfoundland and Greenland, including: Godhaven, Tassuisak, Hare Island, Hakluyt Island, Duck Island, Wilcox Head, Bony Island, Sugarloaf, Cape Shackleton, Foulk Fjord, Conical Rock, Upernavik, Berry Island, Littleton Island, Melville Bay, Northumberland Island, Saunders Island, Wolstenholme Island, Cape Parry, Brevoort Island, Cape York, Cape Alexander, Cape Sabine, St. John’s, Cape Race, Petowik Glacier, Cape Athol, Crystal Palace Glacier, Disco Harbor, Sanderson’s Hope, Englishman’s Bay, Signal Hill, Kingitok Harbor, Portsmouth New Hampshire, Point Edith. Some views of ships as well.
30 black and white images of ship’s crew and scenes on board ships. Personnel include: Lieutenant S.C. Lemly, F.S. Nash, Ensign Washington I. Chambers, Lieutenant E.H. Taunt, Lieutenant Charles J. Badger, David L. Gifford, George Harvey, David Danielson. Also seen are explosion of ice by torpedoes, and dog sleds.
26 black and white images of personnel and scenes at Greely’s winter quarters at Camp Clay, including cairns, artifacts, many varieties of sleds, and animals killed during hunting.
2 black and white images of US Training Ship Jamestown at Portsmouth, New Hampshire.
8 black and white images of steam whalers that accompanied the expedition, as well as whaling equipment. Seen are: Narwhal, Aurora, Arctic, and Polynia.
69 images of local people and buildings at Greenland and Newfoundland. Activities including fishing, kayaking. Named people include Madame Fergusson (interpreter) Honorable A. Anderson and family (Inspector of North Greenland), Hans Hendrickson and family, Governor of district at Upernavik. Graves and funeral of Frederick Christiansen (local who accompanied Greely expedition).