Life on the Yukon 1865-1867

  • 219 Pages
  • 0.46 MB
  • English
Limestone Press , Kingston, Ont
Yukon -- Description and t
Statementby George R. Adams ; edited by Richard A. Pierce.
SeriesAlaska history -- no. 22
ContributionsPierce, Richard A.
LC ClassificationsFC4017.1 .A43, F5854 A43 1982
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 219 p., [2] leaves of plates :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19981603M
ISBN 10091964287

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Adams: diary,p The diary contains a day to day account of Adams' experiences in the Yukon River area as. Life on the Yukon, (Alaska history) Unknown Binding – January 1, by George R Adams (Author) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. The Amazon Book Review Author interviews, book reviews, editors' picks, and more.

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[Edited by Richard A. Pierce] Published by Limestone Press, Kingston (). References & Further Reading: George Adam's diary was published in as Life on the Yukon, ; George Adam's diary was used extensively by Sandra Spatz Schlachtmeyer in researching A Death Decoded: Robert Kennicott and the Alaska Telegraph; Allen A.

Wright - Prelude to Bonanza: The Discovery and Exploration of the Yukon (Sidney, B.C.: Gray's, ). George Adam’s Life is recorded in a book called Life on the Yukon, This book is a personal diary written by George Russell Adams and edited by Richard A.

Pierce, a Scholar at Queen’s University in Kingston, Canada. The Limestone Press is a one-man publishing house, established in by historian Richard Pierce (–).

Pierce lived and worked at that time in Kingston, Ontario, and he chose the name from the nickname of Kingston, the “Limestone City”, which has its origins in its many limestone published mainly books on Alaska’s history, mostly concerning its Founder: Richard Pierce.

The Russian–American Telegraph, also known as the Western Union Telegraph Expedition and the Collins Overland Telegraph, was a $3, (equivalent to $ million in present-day terms) undertaking by the Western Union Telegraph Company in –, to lay an electric telegraph line from San Francisco, California to Moscow, Russia.

The route was intended to. Full text of "The life and times of John W. Clark of Nushagak, Alaska, " See other formats.

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The Twilight of Byzantium: aspects of cultural and religious history in the late Byzantine empire: papers from the colloquium held at Princeton University May The Altrurian Cook Book. 3d ed. enlarged Piqua OH: Magee Bros., 1 entry Alvord, Clarence Walworth and Lee Bidgood, The First Explorations of the Trans–Alleghany Region by the Virginians –   Carrying a great name, M/V Kennicott is named after an Alaskan glacier, in turn named for an early American explorer of Alaska’s interior, Robert Kennicott, of the Western Union Telegraph Expedition of –who conducted American explorations along the Yukon River while Alaska was in Russian hands.

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Dall Papers, circaSeries: SIA RU Series: Smithsonian Field Book Project: an initiative to improve access to field book content that documents natural history. Life on the Yukon, - Edited by Richard A. Pierce. Alaska History, No. 22 (The Western Union Telegraph Expedition I).

The Limestone Press, Kingston, Ontario, Canada. Adams, William H. and Linda P. Gaw A Model for Determining Time Lag of Ceramic Artifacts. Northwest Anthropological Research Notes 11(2): Amnesty Papers: Name Index to Pardon Application Files.

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FHL has entire series, including applications from California residents on FHL film # Transcripts of official reports, with accompanying documents, of the Western Union Telegraph Company Exploring Expedition in the Alaska-Yukon region, 3 folders. Most of the reports and letters are to or from Col.

Charles S. Bulkley, director of the expedition. B Wood, Fred J. Letters to Mrs. Fred J. Wood of Seattle, Author: Linda Long. ADAMS, GEORGE R. [EDITED BY RICHARD A. PIERCE] - Life on the Yukon the Western Union Telegraph Expedition ADAMS, JOHN T. - Drowned Valley: The Piscataqua River Basin ADAMS, FRANKLIN PIERCE - Fpa Book of Quotations ADAMS, BREWSTER - Pay Dirt: Values in the Rough (Signed).

Dean of Alaskan explorations, William Healey Dall (–) began his scientific career as a member of the Scientific Corps of the Alaskan Western Union Telegraph Expedition in Inhe was appointed to the United States Coast Survey, where he continued his studies of Alaska and the northern Pacific Coast.

Dall left the Coast Survey in to accept the rank of Author: seanm. The Smithsonian Institution Archives is using Constant Contact, a third-party contact management software vendor, to manage contacts and send eNewsletters.

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This collection contains papers documenting the scientific and personal life of Dall, especially the Western Union Telegraph Expedition to Alaska (). Scrapbook, Author: William Healey Dall.

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This article analyzes the formation of a special professional group of indigenous translator-interpreters in the Russian colonies of America (including Mestizos-Creoles). They shared with the Russians all the hardships of opening up new lands, acted as mediators between the new arrivals and the natives, settled conflicts, warned the Russians about dangers, and.

Part of this is the culmination of a long and gradual American involvement with Hawaii, which is annexed as a US territory in But a far more dramatic increase in the US presence overseas is a result of the brief Spanish-American War of This conflict, undertaken with extreme reluctance by the American government, is prompted by popular outrage at reports of Spanish.

Subjects: Alaska Diary Field notes Geology Natural history Nulato Hills United States Western Union Telegraph Expedition () Yukon River BHL Collections: Smithsonian Field Books collection Diary no.

10, July 1, Decem Left Yukon. He was a member of Sourdough Stampede Assoc., Inc. and was living at 11th Avenue W., Seattle (Alaska-Yukon Gold Book, p. 93).With Charles Binkley, built HAZEL B #2 (Sturgis).Noted in connection with the Side Streams Navigation Co.

and the flagship vessel VIDETTE (Fairbanks Daily Times, October 9, ). The Klondike Gold Rush was a migration by an estimatedprospectors to the Klondike region of the Yukon in north-western Canada between and relations. The Klondike Gold Rush [n 1] was a migration by an estimatedprospectors to the Klondike region of the Yukon, in north-western Canada, between and Gold was discovered there by local miners on Augand, when news reached Seattle and San Francisco the following year, it triggered a stampede of prospectors.

Some became wealthy. Timeline of the life of John W. Clark The Western Union Telegraph Company Russo-American expedition, The Alaska Commercial Company and Trading on the Yukon River, Clark trades on the Kuskokwim River, Alaska and Yukon History along the Highway: A Traveler's Guide to the Fascinating Facts, Intriguing Incidents, and Lively Legends in Alaska's and Yukon's Past.

Red Deer, Alta: Red Deer College Press, Alaska in Popular Culture Alekseev, A. Kolumby Russkie. Magadan: Magadanskoe kn. izd-vo, _____. Abstract. This collection consists of photographs collected by Dall and Healey family members fromincluding carte de visite portraits of various members of the Healey, Dall, and Foster families and prominent American figures, and commercially-produced tintypes and cartes de visite collected by William Healey Dall that depict places and colleagues from his journey.

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Full text of "Centennial series (Legislative Assembly of Alberta), On behalf of the crown" See other formats.Cyrus West Field Russian–American telegraph From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (Redirected from Western Union Telegraph Expedition) The Russian American telegraph, also known as the Western Union Telegraph Expedition and the Collins Overland telegraph, was a $3, undertaking by the Western Union Telegraph Company into lay an .Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published.

Author of Jerry of the Islands, The Cruise of the Dazzler, The Night-Born, The Red One, Short stories, The Little Lady of the Big House, War of the Classes, The God of His Fathers and "Love of Life".

He also wrote about the South.