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The Resource In pursuit of Alaska : an anthology of travelers' tales, 1879-1909, Jean Morgan Meaux

In pursuit of Alaska : an anthology of travelers' tales, 1879-1909, Jean Morgan Meaux

Label
In pursuit of Alaska : an anthology of travelers' tales, 1879-1909
Title
In pursuit of Alaska
Title remainder
an anthology of travelers' tales, 1879-1909
Statement of responsibility
Jean Morgan Meaux
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Meaux, Jean Morgan
Dewey number
917.98/03
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
F904.6
LC item number
.M43 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Alaska
  • Travelers' writings
  • Frontier and pioneer life
  • Alaska
  • Frontier and pioneer life
  • Travel
  • Travelers' writings
  • Alaska
Label
In pursuit of Alaska : an anthology of travelers' tales, 1879-1909, Jean Morgan Meaux
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 278-284) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Preface: Jumping Off the End of the Earth -- Note on Original Sources -- Part I. Romantic Voyage : A Tour of Southeastern Alaska -- Fort Wrangel, Alaska, August 8, 1879 / John Muir -- A Great Day in Sitka / Charles Hallock -- The Patriarch and His Little Detective / C.C. Hine -- The Alaska Barnum's Dancers / Septima M. Collis -- Riding the Rails through White Pass Canyon / Charles M. Taylor, Jr. -- Part II. Untamed Alaska : Into the Vast Unknown -- Chilcat Mission, Haines, Alaska / Caroline Willard -- Living Upon the Country / Lieutenant Henry T. Allen -- Escape from Icy Bay / H.W. Seton Karr -- Living Off the Enemy / John Bremner -- Whaling with the Fleet of 1887 / Herbert L. Aldrich -- Perilous Crawl Up the Chilkoot / Harry de Windt -- One Night on Valdez Glacier / Captain William Abercrombie -- From Nowhere to Nowhere / Robert Dunn -- Invitation to a Card Game / Agnes Herbert -- Mistakes at Sixty Below / Hudson Stuck -- Part III. Inexhaustible Optimism : The Mad Rush for Gold -- Outfit for an Argonaut / Ernest Ingersoll -- Heartbreak on the White Pass / Robert C. Kirk -- Ho for the Land of Gold! / Mary E. Hitchcock -- The Mosquitoes' Bugle on the Koyukuk / J.D. Winchester -- A Bureaucrat Comes to Call / Josiah Edward Spurr -- Pluck on the Kowak / Joseph Grinnell -- No Time for Sonatas / May Kellogg Sullivan -- Playing for Stakes / M. Clark -- The Great White Silence / Edward J. Devine -- The Alien God of Gold / Addison M. Powell -- On the Other Side of Disenchantment Bay / Arthur Arnold Dietz -- Twenty-One Days from Rampart City / John F. Stacey -- Epilogue: A Cabin on the Edge of the Forest -- Chronology of Alaska History through 1910
Control code
ocn817563143
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
xxviii, 284 pages
Isbn
9780295992884
Isbn Type
(paperback : alkaline paper)
Lccn
2013000510
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other control number
40022471762
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)817563143
  • (Sirsi) a1742159
Label
In pursuit of Alaska : an anthology of travelers' tales, 1879-1909, Jean Morgan Meaux
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 278-284) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Preface: Jumping Off the End of the Earth -- Note on Original Sources -- Part I. Romantic Voyage : A Tour of Southeastern Alaska -- Fort Wrangel, Alaska, August 8, 1879 / John Muir -- A Great Day in Sitka / Charles Hallock -- The Patriarch and His Little Detective / C.C. Hine -- The Alaska Barnum's Dancers / Septima M. Collis -- Riding the Rails through White Pass Canyon / Charles M. Taylor, Jr. -- Part II. Untamed Alaska : Into the Vast Unknown -- Chilcat Mission, Haines, Alaska / Caroline Willard -- Living Upon the Country / Lieutenant Henry T. Allen -- Escape from Icy Bay / H.W. Seton Karr -- Living Off the Enemy / John Bremner -- Whaling with the Fleet of 1887 / Herbert L. Aldrich -- Perilous Crawl Up the Chilkoot / Harry de Windt -- One Night on Valdez Glacier / Captain William Abercrombie -- From Nowhere to Nowhere / Robert Dunn -- Invitation to a Card Game / Agnes Herbert -- Mistakes at Sixty Below / Hudson Stuck -- Part III. Inexhaustible Optimism : The Mad Rush for Gold -- Outfit for an Argonaut / Ernest Ingersoll -- Heartbreak on the White Pass / Robert C. Kirk -- Ho for the Land of Gold! / Mary E. Hitchcock -- The Mosquitoes' Bugle on the Koyukuk / J.D. Winchester -- A Bureaucrat Comes to Call / Josiah Edward Spurr -- Pluck on the Kowak / Joseph Grinnell -- No Time for Sonatas / May Kellogg Sullivan -- Playing for Stakes / M. Clark -- The Great White Silence / Edward J. Devine -- The Alien God of Gold / Addison M. Powell -- On the Other Side of Disenchantment Bay / Arthur Arnold Dietz -- Twenty-One Days from Rampart City / John F. Stacey -- Epilogue: A Cabin on the Edge of the Forest -- Chronology of Alaska History through 1910
Control code
ocn817563143
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
xxviii, 284 pages
Isbn
9780295992884
Isbn Type
(paperback : alkaline paper)
Lccn
2013000510
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other control number
40022471762
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)817563143
  • (Sirsi) a1742159

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