Expeditions and Discoveries Sponsored Exploration and Scientific Discovery in the Modern Age

Compilation of narratives of explorations in Alaska

Creator/Contributor:
United States, Congress., Senate., Committee on Military Affairs., creator
Thomas, G. B. (George B.)
Howard, O. O. (Oliver Otis), 1830-1909
Abercrombie, W. R. (William Ralph), 1857-1943
Allen, Henry T. (Henry Tureman), 1859-1930
Babcock, Walter C.
Bagg, John S.
Bell, Edwin.
Brookfield, R. M.
Brown, Charles.
Cashman, Edward.
Castner, Joseph C., 1869-1946
Cleave, John W.
Elliott, Charles P.
Fickett, Fred Wildon, 1857-1928
Gillette, Edward, 1854-1936
Glenn, Edwin F. (Edwin Forbes), 1857-1926
Griffiths, C. E.
Heiden, Robert.
Kelly, Luther S. (Luther Sage), 1849-1928
Koehler, Robert.
Learnard, H. G.
Lowe, Percival Green, 1828-1908
Mathys, Frederick.
McManus, George.
Pearson, H. Brian.
Petroff, Ivan, 1842-
Powell, Addison M. (Addison Monroe), 1856-
Preston, Guy H.
Rafferty, J. J.
Ray, P. H. (Patrick Henry), 1842-1911
Raymond, Charles P.
Rice, John F.
Richardson, Wilds Preston.
Rohn, Oscar.
Schwatka, Frederick, 1849-1892
Townsend, Leroy.
Van Schoonhoven, George W.
Wells, E. Hazard.
Yanert, William.
Tower, Joseph Tuckerman, 1897-1931, former owner.
Place Of Origin:
District of Columbia
Washington
Publisher:
G.P.O.
Creation Date:
1900
Extent:
vii, 856 p., [50] leaves of plates (some folded) : ill., maps ; 31 cm.
Language:
English
Genre:
government publication
History.
Digital Format:
Books and documents
Contents:
Report of Senate Committee on Military Affairs -- General introduction -- Reconnoissance of the Yukon River / by Charles P. Raymond -- Report of a visit to Alaska in June, 1875 / by Maj. Gen. O.O. Howard -- Report of Ivan Petrof on the population, resources, etc. of Alaska [from U.S. census report of 1880] -- Report of a military reconnaissance made in Alaska in 1883 / by Lieut. Frederick Schwatka -- Alaska 1884, International polar expedition to Point Barrow / Lieut. P.Henry Ray -- Report of a supplementary expedition into the Copper River Valley, Alaska, 1884 / by Lieut. W.R. Abercrombie -- Report of a military reconnoissance [of the Copper River Valley] in Alaska, made in 1885 / by Lieut. Henry T. Allen -- Alaska. 1897. Relief of the destitute in gold fields / by Capt. P.H. Ray -- Alaska. 1897. Up and down the Yukon / by E. Hazard Wells -- Alaska. 1898. Relief of the destitute in the Yukon region / by Capt. P.H. Ray and Lieut. W.P. Richardson -- Alaska. 1898. Copper River exploring expedition / by Capt. W.R. Abercrombie -- Alaska. 1898. Tanana River expoloring expedition / by Capt. E.F. Glenn -- Alaska. 1899. Cooks Inlet exploring expedition / by Capt. E.F. Glenn -- Alaska. 1899. Yukon River exploring expedition / by Capt. W.P. Richardson -- Alaska. 1899. Copper River exploring expedition / by Capt. W.R. Abercrombie.
Subjects:
Alaska--Description and travel
Alaska--History
Alaska--Discovery and exploration
Places:
United States--District of Columbia--Washington
Notes:
"April 18, 1900.--Reported from the Committee on Military Affairs by Mr. Carter and ordered to be printed."
Includes indexes.
Microfilm. Woodbridge, Conn. : Research Publications, 1975. 1 reel ; 35 mm. (Western Americana ; reel 561, no. 5742)
Series:
Report ; no. 1023. United States.
Western Americana, frontier history of the trans-Mississippi West, 1550-1900 reel 561, no. 5742
Open Collections Program at Harvard University
Classification:
F904 .U582
Repository:
Widener Library, Harvard University
Harvard Law School Library, Harvard University
Houghton Library, Harvard University
Microforms, Lamont Library, Harvard University
Record ID:
990039000320203941
HOLLIS Record:
https://id.lib.harvard.edu/alma/990039000320203941/catalog