Michigan Historical Collections
Bentley Historical Library
University of Michigan

Finding Aid for
Polar Bear Association photograph collection. 1930.

Finding aid prepared by:
Len Coombs

Summary Information
Title: Polar Bear Association photograph collection
Creator: Polar Bear Association.
Inclusive dates: 1930
Extent: 1 envelope
Photographs of memorial ceremonies at the Polar Bear Memorial in White Chapel Memorial Park Cemetery, Troy, Michigan.

Call number: 92758 UBE.2s
Language: The materials are in English.
Repository: Bentley Historical Library University of Michigan

Access and Use
Acquisition Information:

The collection was donated by the Polar Bear Association, in 1964 (Donor no.: 4145).

Access Restrictions:

The collection is open for research.

Preferred Citation:

item, folder title, box no., Polar Bear Association photograph collection, Bentley Historical Library, University of Michigan

Collection Scope and Content Note

The collection contains photographs from unknown sources and includes scenes of the burial of the bodies returned in 1929 and memorial services at the Polar Bear Memorial at White Chapel Memorial Park Cemetery.

Subject Terms

    • Soviet Union--History--Allied Intervention, 1918-1920.
    • World War, 1914-1918.
    • Polar Bear Expedition.
    • Cemeteries--Michigan--Troy.
    • Funeral rites and ceremonies.
    • Lying in state.
    • Military personnel.
    • Monuments and memorials--Michigan--Troy.
    • Troy (Mich.)--Cemeteries.
    • Troy (Mich.)--Monuments and memorials.
    • White Chapel Memorial Park Cemetery (Troy, Mich.)
    • Photographs
    Contents List
       Container / Location    Title
    Photographs [series]:
    Folder   1  
     1930 (92758.0001) (7 items)