Friis, Herman Ralph, 1905-1989

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Herman Ralph Friis (b. December 11, 1905, Chicago, Illinois-d. September 23, 1989, Fairfax, Virginia), geographer, cartographer, educator, archivist, served with the in Antarctica with the U.S. Naval Support Force in 1960 and the Japanese Antarctic Expedition in 1969 and 1970. He also served as Director of the Center for Polar Archives in the National Archives and Records Service.
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referencedIn Photograph of a Retirement Party for Herman Friis United States. National Archives and Records Administration
referencedIn Photograph of Cartographic Records Division - Herman Friis, Chief United States. National Archives and Records Administration
referencedIn Letters Relating to the Hink-Hobbs Dispute, 1944 - 1970 United States. National Archives and Records Administration
referencedIn Photograph of Herman R. Friis United States. National Archives and Records Administration
referencedIn Photograph of Donation of Putnam Polar Expedition Papers United States. National Archives and Records Administration
referencedIn Photograph of General Services Administration Central Office Awards in National Archives Auditorium United States. National Archives and Records Administration
creatorOf Center, A. J. (Alexander J.). Map of the route of the military road from Fort Crawford to Fort Howard via Fort Winnebago / surveyed and drawn by Lieut. [A.J.] Center ; traced by Herman R. Friis ; J.D. Doty, commission. Wisconsin Historical Society
referencedIn Photograph of the Presentation of the Terr-A-Qua Globe United States. National Archives and Records Administration
referencedIn Photograph of National Archives and Records Service Central Office Service Awards Group (40, 30, and 20 Year) United States. National Archives and Records Administration
referencedIn Photograph of Herman R. Friis United States. National Archives and Records Administration
referencedIn Photograph of Conference on the National Archives and Research in Historical Geography United States. National Archives and Records Administration
referencedIn Photograph of Conference on United States Polar Exploration United States. National Archives and Records Administration
referencedIn Photograph of Conference on United States Polar Exploration United States. National Archives and Records Administration
creatorOf Franklin, W. Neil, 1902-. Information on National Archives sources for Grand Portage history, 1951 July 31. Minnesota Historical Society, Division of Archives and Manuscripts
referencedIn Photograph of Conference on United States Polar Exploration United States. National Archives and Records Administration
referencedIn Photograph of Conference on the National Archives and Research in Historical Geography United States. National Archives and Records Administration
editorOf Photograph of Conference on United States Polar Exploration United States. National Archives and Records Administration
referencedIn Photograph of Herman R. Friis and W. L. G. Joerg Examining Map in the Division of Maps and Charts United States. National Archives and Records Administration
referencedIn Photograph of a Retirement Party for Herman Friis United States. National Archives and Records Administration
referencedIn Photograph of the Center for Polar Archives Presentation United States. National Archives and Records Administration
referencedIn Photograph of Conference on United States Polar Exploration United States. National Archives and Records Administration
referencedIn Photograph of National Science Foundation Event United States. National Archives and Records Administration
referencedIn William B. Provine collection of evolutionary biology reprints, 20th century. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.
creatorOf Herman R. Friss collection, 1920-1985 United States. National Archives and Records Administration
creatorOf Friis, Herman Ralph, 1905-. List of entries from the Thomas Jefferson papers and the James Madison papers in the Library of Congress [manuscript], 1958. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Photograph of Conference on United States Polar Exploration United States. National Archives and Records Administration
referencedIn Photograph of Conference on Captured German and Related Records United States. National Archives and Records Administration
referencedIn Photograph of Herman Friis Receiving Meritorious Service Award from GSA United States. National Archives and Records Administration
referencedIn Photograph of Retirement Party for Herman Friis United States. National Archives and Records Administration
creatorOf Personal Papers of Herman R. Friis, 1920 - 1985 United States. National Archives and Records Administration
referencedIn Photograph of Conference on United States Polar Exploration United States. National Archives and Records Administration
referencedIn Correspondence, 1942 - 1975 United States. National Archives and Records Administration
referencedIn Photograph of a Retirement Party for Herman Friis United States. National Archives and Records Administration
referencedIn Photograph of Herman R. Friis United States. National Archives and Records Administration
referencedIn Photograph of Donation of Putnam Polar Expedition Papers United States. National Archives and Records Administration
contributorOf Russell W. Porter Papers. 1889 - 1970. Arctic Fever Notes
referencedIn Photograph of Conference on United States Polar Exploration United States. National Archives and Records Administration
referencedIn Photograph of Donation of Putnam Polar Expedition Papers United States. National Archives and Records Administration
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associatedWith Center, A. J. (Alexander J.) person
associatedWith Franklin, W. Neil, 1902- person
associatedWith Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826. person
employeeOf National Archives and Records Administration corporateBody
correspondedWith Provine, William B. person
associatedWith University of Virginia corporateBody
Place Name Admin Code Country
Chicago (Ill.)
Fairfax (Va.)
Subject
Archives
Occupation
Archivists
Educators
Geographers
Cartographer
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Birth 1905-12-11

Death 1989-09-23

Americans

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