The Papers of Lavrentii Alekseevich Zagoskin in the Dartmouth College LibraryWMST Mss-105

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Creator: Zagoskin, Lavrentii Alekseevich
Title Remainder: Papers. undated
Dates: undated
Identification: Mss-105










ZAGOSKIN, LAVRENTII ALEKSEEVICH, 1808-1890



422 l..25 lin. ft.



Account of pedestrian journeys in the Russian possessions in America in the years 1842, 1843, and 1844.



(Peshekhodnaia opis' chasti russkikh vladenii v Amerikie proizvedennaia leitenantom L. Zagoskinym v 1842, 1843 i 1844 godakh) Originally published in St. Petersburg, 1847



Translation by Antoinette Hotovitsky



Foreword by Archie Shiels



Also included is an introduction by W. H. Oswalt, which accompanied a mimeographed copy of the Hotovitsky translation no longer held. This introduction is included for the additional information therein.



“This translation was financed by Archie Shiels. The present carbon copy was given by him to Vilhjalmur Stefansson in the late 1940's.”



Title on title page: Discovery of the Yukon





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Search S2: F AU ZAGOSKIN

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Author: Zagoskin, Lavrentii Alekseevich, 1808-1890.

Title: Discovery of the Yukon: account of pedestrian journeys in the Russian possessions in America in the years 1842, 1843, and 1844, 1935.

Collation: 1 box (0.2 ft.)

Notes: Typescripts.

Gift of Archie Shiels.

Zagoskin was a lieutenant in the Russian Imperial Navy. In 1842 he embarked on an expedition in the service of the Russian American Company in the territory north and east of Norton Sound and drained by the Yukon and Kuskokvim Rivers.

Unpublished guide in the repository.

Typescript of the translation of Discovery of the Yukon, which was originally published as Peshekhodnaia opis chasti russkikh vladenii v Amerikie proizvedennaia leitenantom L. Zagoskinym v 1842, 1843 i 1844 godakh in St. Petersburgh, 1847. The translation is by Antoinette Hotovitsky.

Type: Manuscript

Language: eng

Subjects: Indians of North America -- Alaska.

Fur trade -- Alaska.

Alaska -- Description and travel.

Explorer.

Other Au: Hotovitsky, Antoinette.

Other Ti: Peshekhodnaia opis chasti russkikh vladenii v Amerikie. English.

Location: Baker Spec. Coll., Manuscript Stef. Mss/105

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