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Alaska -- Description and travel

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Della Murray Banks Papers on Yukon Alaska

Identifier: MS-1324
Abstract This collection consists of a typed manuscript and images created by Della Murray Banks of her 1899 trip to Yukon, Alaska. Collection also includes issues of The Alaska Sportman magazine from 1945-1946 and a letter from the magazine's Associate Editor Ethel M. Dassow to Sidney Banks, Della Murray's son. The letter was written 1954 Feburary 9.
Dates: 1899-1954

The Mary Watson Letters

Identifier: MS-514
Abstract Mary Watson was a school teacher in Alaskan Territory in the early 20th Century. This collection includes 13 letters written by Mary Watson to Cora Lyman from different towns in Alaska. The letters describe Watson's journey to and life in Alaskan Territory from 1909 to 1912. Descriptions include weather, astronomical and seasonal comparisons; observations of native Alaskan customs and culture; attitudes and behavior of gold rush seekers; detailed descriptions of her activities as a teacher; and...
Dates: 1909 - 1912