US TxAM-C 1375
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Level of description
Austin Mardon Collection
- 1986-1989 (Creation)
Name of creator
Austin Mardon (June 25, 1962) was a doctoral student in Geography at Texas A&M who attended a Canadian expedition to Antarctica in fall/winter of 1986-1987 lead by TAMU professor John Wormuth.
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This collection includes flags (felt) brought along on the geographical expedition in search of meteorites in Antarctica, headed by A&M professor John Wormuth, from November 1986 to February 1987. The expedition was an international collaborative effort between Japanese, Austrian, Dutch, and American researchers with William A. Cassidy (University of Pittsburgh) as the expedition team leader.
Other items included are a Texas House Resolution awarding Austin Mardon the United States Navy's Antarctica Medal on February 27, 1989.
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Conditions governing reproduction
Copyright is retained by the authors of items in these papers, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.
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Existence and location of originals
Felt signed A&M flag may be housed in a separate box
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Finding Aid Authors: Jenny Reibenspies.
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- Texas A & M University (Subject)