Guide to the Papers of Carl P. Harkort, 1755 - 1930Manuscript MS-1135

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Series 1, Papers, 1755-1930

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Box: 1, Dates: 1755-1930

Includes Carl Peter Harkort's written account of his expedition to Alaska; eight short stories and a novella by Carl Peter Harkort; correspondence of the Harkort family; an 1897 newspaper clipping describing a lecture given by Harkort to the Cologne Society of Geology about his journey; certificates issued to Harkort concerning military service, education, citizenship; correspondence concerning the gift of Harkort's artifacts to the Karl May Museum in Dresden; 48 photographs of the International Boundary Commission Expedition; one large photograph of Harkort and expedition leader John Henry Turner; one photograph, in a metal stand of Harkort. All texts except the American naturalization certificate are in German.

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