Robert N. DeArmond research files, ca. 1861-1995.


DeArmond, R. N. Robert N. DeArmond research files, ca. 1861-1995.

Robert N. DeArmond research files, ca. 1861-1995.

Boxes 1 through 4 of the collection include Bob DeArmond's "Juno's Days of Yore"; "News of the Gold Camps"; statehood-related writings, articles, clippings, reports and bills; "The Postal History of Yukon Territory" by R.G. Woodall; obituaries from late 1800's gathered from Alaskan sources; articles on steamers, fishing vessels, and other marine information from Ketchikan's Daily Alaska Fishing News; and significant dates in Alaskan aviation, dates of shipwrecks. Boxes 5 through 11 include the clippings, notes, manuscripts, and other ephemera R.N. DeArmond collected for use in articles, columns and books. Also included are notes and file cards and indexes by DeArmond. The files cover the period from 1861-1980. Subjects include: aviation, earthquakes, railroads, pelagic sealing, miners' meetings, Sitka Pioneers Home, Cook Inlet Gold Rush, and sealing captains. Places include: Juneau, Mt. McKinley (Denali), Yukon River and Territory, Arctic Wildlife Refuge, Atlin, Controller Bay (Bering River), Cordova, Kodiak, Seward, and Whittier. Biographies include: Nell Scott Chadwick, Anita Garnick Kodzoff, Crystal Snow Jenne, Father Segundo Llorente, Walter E. Clark, J.F.A. Strong, and Eustace P. Ziegler.

5 linear ft. (10 boxes, 1 scrapbook)

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