The Papers of James R. Crawford n the Dartmouth College LibraryWMST Mss-128

Descriptive Summary

Creator: Crawford, James R.
Title Remainder: Papers. 1900-1927
Dates: 1900-1927
Identification: Mss-128





FOLDER : 1.

Diary of James R. Crawford, October 24, 1917 - December 4, 1918, in two pocket notebooks. The first covers October 24, 1917 - May 17, 1918; the second covers May 18 - December 4, 1918.



Photographs



FOLDER : 2.

Crawford with sledge and dog team of Challenge, Victoria Island, no date.



FOLDER : 3.

School at Wales, Alaska, 1900 (2). Interior and exterior views including Eskimo students and adults.



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Skin boats, ca. 1900.



FOLDER : 5.

Lomen Brothers' photographs (11), mostly tinted, of Eskimos, dogs, boats, Nome area, ca. 1903-1906.



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Picture postcards (15) of Alaskan scenes, including Eskimos, ca. 1906-1927.



FOLDER : 7.

Maud, on which Roald Amundsen made the Northeast Passage (2), ca. 1925.



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Ships and boats (4): wreck in the Aleutians; schooner Holms; Boxer; and North Star (not the North Star of the Canadian Arctic Expedition, but a larger ship). Includes a photograph of Captain Frank Whitlam and four Eskimos. Whitlam was captain of both Boxer and North Star.



FOLDER : 9.

Wiley Post and Will Rogers in group photograph in Juneau, Alaska, 1935, during a stop in the flight in which they were killed near Point Barrow.



FOLDER : 10.

Miscellaneous (13), including Eskimos, dogs, reindeer, and natural scenery.



Books



FOLDER : 11.

American Practical Navigator, H. O. No. 9 (originally by Nathaniel Bowditch). Washington: Government Printing Office, 1925.



FOLDER : 12.

Azimuths of the Sun, H. O. No. 71. Tenth edition. Washington: Government Printing Office, 1921.





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