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George Chismore writings, 1871-1900.
BANC MSS 81/24 p
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Title:

George Chismore writings, 1871-1900

Creator/Contributor:

Chismore, George., creator

Abstract:

Include: journal of journey to Peace River Mines, British Columbia, June-Dec. 1871, with descriptions of mines and mining, encounters with Indians, and an account of performing surgery on an injured miner; eleven journals, 1883-1893, primarily of hunting trips to Rogue River, Oregon, and one journal of trip to Siskyous, with descriptions of wilderness, life in hunting camp, account of associations with black ex-slave woodsman-hunter of Rogue River area; journal of trip to St. Petersburg, Russia, June-Sept. 1898, with descriptions of museums, churches, palaces, impressions of life in St. Petersburg, Moscow and other European cities; journal of trip to Panama, Jan.-March 1900; collection of speeches to Bohemian Club; collection of his poems, ca. 1897. Also includes articles about Chismore's medical career.

Date:

1871 (issued)

Subject:

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Bohemian Club (San Francisco, Calif.)
Mines and mineral resources -- British Columbia
Indians of North America -- British Columbia
Hunting -- Oregon
Education -- British Columbia
British Columbia -- Description and travel
Rogue River (Klamath County-Curry County, Or.) -- Description and travel
Soviet Union -- Description and travel
Saint Petersburg (Russia) -- Description and travel
Panama -- Description and travel
Moscow (Russia) -- Description and travel
Siskiyou National Forest (Or. and Calif.) -- Description and travel

Type:

Autobiographies.
Diaries.
Poems.

Physical Description:

1 box (.4 linear ft.).

Language:

English

Identifier:

BANC MSS 81/24 p

Origin:

California