The Papers of Herma Briffault in the Dartmouth College LibraryWMST Mss-109

Descriptive Summary

Creator: Briffault, Herma
Title Remainder: Papers. undated
Dates: undated
Identification: Mss-109





BRIFFAULT, HERMA



.25 lin. ft.



North to the Indies



Story of the `Collins Overland Line', a plan and expedition to build a telegraph cable from the West Coast of the U.S., [UNK] through Alaska, and across the Bering Strait and Russia. Also known as the Overland Telegraph Expedition, 1864-1867.



Unpublished manuscript, 414 l.



FOLDER : 1.

Correspondence with Stefansson



FOLDER : 2-6.

Manuscript, with holograph revisions. Includes some comments by V. Stefansson



FOLDER : 7.

Manuscript - discarded pages, revisions



FOLDER : 8.

Miscellaneous notes



Memo on two books by Howard N. Eavenson



Precis of Buache, Phillippe - Considerations geographiques et physiques sur les nouvelles decouvertes au nord





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