Item is a photocopy of "A Hero for Centennial" by Barbara Hinds, published in the August 1967 issue of the Atlantic Advocate. The article is about Inspector Francis J. Fitzgerald. The article includes several photographs.
Item is section B (The Novascotian) from the February 5, 1993 issue of the Chronicle-Herald and Mail-Star. The section features an article called "Lost patrol: Arctic hero died seeking help" by Barbara Hinds. The article is about Francis J. Fitzgerald and the Lost Patrol. The article features photographs of Fitzgerald and the Dempster rescue patrol.
Item is a newspaper clipping of part of an article about Francis J. Fitzgerald, the Lost Patrol, and Fitzgerald's mother. Part of the article is missing. The date, author, article title, and newspaper name are unidentified, although it was probably published in a Halifax Newspaper.
Item is a photograph of a page from Inspector Francis J. Fitzgerald's diary. The diary entry shown was written while Fitzgerald's patrol was traveling between McPherson, Northwest Territories and Dawson City, Yukon. The entry mentions that they had to eat one of their dogs. Some parts of the photograph are filled in the with off-white paint. A piece of translucent paper and a sticky note are attached to the photograph. A typed cutline describing the photograph is attached to the back.
Item is a photograph of the patrol led by Dempster after returning to Dawson City, Yukon. The photograph shows the patrol's sleds, with the sled dogs still harnessed and lying on the ground. Some dogs have collapsed from exhaustion. A large group of men are watching the sleds from a sidewalk. There is a piece of translucent paper attached over the photograph, with a sticky note on it. A typed cutline and two cutlines clipped from a newspaper are attached to the back of the photograph.
Item is a photograph taken at the burial of Inspector Francis J. Fitzgerald, S. Carter, C. F. Kinney, and R. O. H. Taylor at McPherson, Northwest Territories. The photograph shows a priest in white robes, a row of men with rifles, and several other people standing around the burial site behind a wooden fence. There is a piece of translucent paper and a sticky note attached to the photograph.
Item is a photograph of the graves of Inspector Francis J. Fitzgerald and his party in McPherson, Northwest Territories. There are small headstones for Francis J. Fitzgerald, S. Carter, C. F. Kinney, and R. O. H. Taylor on either side of a large stone cross. There is a chain barrier around the graves.
Item is a photograph of the graves of Francis J. Fitzgerald and the three other men in his patrol. The graves are located in McPherson, Northwest Territories. The graves include four smaller gravestones for Francis J. Fitzgerald, S. Carter, C. F. Kinney, and R. O. H. Taylor, as well as a large stone cross with the names of all four men. They are surrounded by a white picket fence. The photograph is covered with a piece of translucent paper and there is a sticky note on the front.
Item is a photograph of the will of Inspector Francis J. Fitzgerald, written with a charred stick not long before his death in the western Canadian Arctic. Parts of the photograph are filled in with off-white paint. A typed cutline and a cutline clipped from a newspaper are attached to the back of the photograph. A piece of translucent paper and a sticky note are attached to the front.
Item is a collection of proofs of photographs related to Inspector Francis J. Fitzgerald attached to sheets of paper. The photographs show Fitzgerald's grave, will, diary, portrait, and funeral, as well as a bridge and plaque dedicated to him in the Halifax Public Gardens and the Dempster patrol. One of the proofs of Fitzgerald's portrait has a rectangle cut out of the middle of it.
Item consists of several pages photocopied from a book titled "Reports and Other Papers Relating to the McPherson-Dawson Police Patrol - Winter 1910-1911 - And the Death of Inspector Francis J. Fitzgerald and All Members of the Patrol," published by the Royal North West Mounted Police in 1911 and republished in 1919. There is a blank action request form from the CBC stuck to the first page that says "Thank-You. Bruce."
Item consists of two pages of typed notes titled "Lost Patrol." The notes contain information about Francis J. Fitzgerald's extended family, Corporal Dempster's rescue patrol, and Fitzgerald's lost patrol.