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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
Member of
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
IDEBK
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 2013eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Travelers' writings
  • Frontier and pioneer life
  • Alaska
  • Alaska
  • TRAVEL
  • TRAVEL
  • TRAVEL
  • TRAVEL
  • TRAVEL
  • TRAVEL
  • TRAVEL
  • TRAVEL
  • Frontier and pioneer life
  • Travel
  • Travelers' writings
  • Alaska
  • HISTORY / United States / State & Local / West (AK, CA, CO, HI, ID, MT, NV, UT, WY)
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
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
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
913562653
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xxviii, 284 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780295992884
Lccn
2013000510
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 810686
  • 22573/ctvct3spb
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)913562653
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
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
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
913562653
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xxviii, 284 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780295992884
Lccn
2013000510
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 810686
  • 22573/ctvct3spb
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)913562653

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