Klondike Gold Rush photo albums, circa 1898-1920Stef Mss-277

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Title:

Klondike Gold Rush photo albums, circa 1898-1920

Call Number:

Stef Mss-277

Collection Dates:

circa 1898-1920

Size of Collection:

1 box (2 linear ft.)

Abstract:

Contains two photo albums and a folio of 5 loose photographs documenting life in the Yukon during the Gold Rush.

Access to Collection:

Unrestricted.

Use & Access

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Access to Collection

Unrestricted.

Use Restrictions

Permission from Dartmouth College required for publication or reproduction.

Introduction to the Collection

Contains two photo albums and a folio of 5 loose photographs from an unknown compiler, probably haling from Washington State. The collection, containing approximately 173 photographs dating from circa 1898-1920, documents the Gold Rush centered along the lower Klondike River, particularly working claims on Bonanza Creek and nearby Dawson City, Yukon Territories. Additional images are of families posing informally, of prospectors in make-shift cabins and mining operations and conditions.

Box & Folder List

Box: 1, Dates: Circa 1898-1920

Two photo albums and a folio of 5 loose photographs documenting life in the Klondike during the Gold Rush.

Access Restrictions

Unrestricted.

Box Contents

  • There is no folder listing for this box.

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