Observations concerning the rescue of the whalers at Point Barrow, 1897-1898, 1960.

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Observations concerning the rescue of the whalers at Point Barrow, 1897-1898, 1960.

Typescript of Hastings' research on the rescue of the whalers at Point Barrow, Alaska. Typescript includes the following chapters: Selections from Charles Brower's diary on the relief of the whalers; Extracts from Cap'n George Fred discussing the 1898 relief of the whalers at Barrow; Extracts from Sheldon Jackson's 1898 reindeer report; Extracts from the report of the cruise of the Revenue Cutter Bear; Conclusions.

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Bear (Ship)

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Jackson, Sheldon, 1834-1909

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Sheldon Jackson organized pioneer Presbyterian churches and schools in the West and Alaska. He recognized the importance of women's missionary work and helped to establish the Women's Executive Committee in 1878. In 1885, he was appointed as general agent for education in Alaska. In 1891, Jackson was instrumental in introducing reindeer into Alaska to remedy the failing food supply due to whalers. He continued to be active in the church's missionary work until his death. From the des...

Hastings, Virginia.

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Brower, Charles D., 1863-1945

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Trader and author. From the description of Charles D. Brower diary, 1886-1937. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79453438 ...