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George Chismore papers : typed transcripts, 1840-[ca. 1900] (bulk 1866-1881).
BANC FILM 2102; BANC MSS P-K 219 v.2; BANC MSS P-K 219 v.1; BANC MSS P-K 219 v.3
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Title:

George Chismore papers : typed transcripts, 1840-[ca. 1900] (bulk 1866-1881)

Creator/Contributor:

Chismore, George., creator

Abstract:

Logbook of "a trip among the Siwash of British Columbia" (August 31-September 28, 1866), on the way to join, as surgeon, the Western Union Telegraph Company's expedition for the Russian Extension; record of a hunting trip to Old Tongass, March 3-9, 1870, and of a prospecting trip in British Columbia, June 25-July 20, 1870; a paper read before the Geographical Society of the Pacific in 1881, "From the Nass to the Skeena [Stikine]." An obituary clipping relates to Dr. Chismore's practice of medicine in San Francisco after 1873.

Date:

1866 (issued)

Subject:

Western Union Telegraph Expedition (1865-1867)
Indians of North America -- British Columbia
Telegraph -- Alaska
Alaska -- Social life and customs

Note:

Also available on microfilm with call number BANC FILM 2102.

Type:

Diaries.
Obituaries.

Physical Description:

3 v. ; 28 cm.
1 microfilm reel : negative (Rich. 855:5) and postive.

Language:

English

Identifier:

BANC FILM 2102
BANC MSS P-K 219 v.2
BANC MSS P-K 219 v.1
BANC MSS P-K 219 v.3

Origin:

British Columbia