Alaska -- Gold discoveries
Subject Source: Local sources
Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:
Marshall Bond papers
Call Number: WA MSS S-2358
Overview: The papers document the life, work, and adventures of Marshall Bond between 1897 and 1935, and also include a few papers of his father, Hiram G. Bond, and his son, Marshall Bond, Jr. Bond's Klondike experience is well documented by his diary from 1897-98, letters to his family, draft chapters of a memoir about his experiences, and photographs. The photographs include one of the dog who inspired Jack London's novel The Call of the Wild; several of the Bond family's California home, on which...
Robert Sewall Browne and Alice Gray Browne correspondence
Call Number: WA MSS S-4422
Overview: Letters by or relating to Robert Sewall Browne and wife Alice Gray Browne, circa 1894-1908. Circa 170 letters document Robert Browne's efforts mining gold in Alaska and Yukon Territory--142 of these letters were exchanged between Robert Browne and Alice Gray Browne. 28 letters concern Robert Browne's death in Alaska. Included are 80 letters addressed to Alice Browne and son Carl Gray Browne.
Dates: circa 1894-1951, bulk 1894-1908
Thomas R. Hill papers
Call Number: WA MSS S-259
Overview: The papers consist of correspondence between Thomas R. Hill, Jennie M. Hill, Angelo Heilprin, and others, Thomas Hill's journal and drawings of gold mining in Alaska, and papers of the Philadelphia Exploration and Mining Company, which organized to mine in Alaska.
L. Stark Humes collection of photographs of the Klondike region
Call Number: WA Photos 993
Overview: Photographs collected by Ladell Stark Humes of the Klondike region of the Yukon, as well as other areas in Alaska and Yukon Territory, circa 1865-1939. Photographers chiefly represented in the collection include William Howard Case, Case & Draper, Robert Collier, and A. W. Hall. Depicted are Native American men, women, and children; gold mining efforts; and town and landscape views. Also present are stereographs produced by the Keystone View Company of Inuit men, women, and...
Dates: circa 1865-1939
Betsy Beinecke Shirley collection of American children's literature
Call Number: GEN MSS 764
Overview: Collection consists of manuscripts (correspondence and drafts of writings), illustration material (drawings in all media, photographs, book dummies, and printing blocks and plates), and publication proofs by various authors and artists including Louisa May Alcott, Alexander Anderson, Louis-Maurice Boutet de Monvel, Gelett Burgess, Harrison Cady, Palmer Cox, F. O. C. Darley, W. W. Denslow, Jo Mora, Peter Newell, and Symeon Shimin, as well as work produced for the McLoughlin Brothers publishing...