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The Resource The first scientific exploration of Russian America and the purchase of Alaska, by James Alton James ..

The first scientific exploration of Russian America and the purchase of Alaska, by James Alton James ..

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The first scientific exploration of Russian America and the purchase of Alaska
Title
The first scientific exploration of Russian America and the purchase of Alaska
Statement of responsibility
by James Alton James ..
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
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1864-1962
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James, James Alton
Illustrations
  • maps
  • portraits
  • plates
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Northwestern University studies in the social sciences
Series volume
no. 4
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  • Alaska
  • Kennicott, Robert
  • Bannister, Henry M.
  • Alaska
Label
The first scientific exploration of Russian America and the purchase of Alaska, by James Alton James ..
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"Primary interest ... has centered in the effort to ascertain the specific contributions made by these explorers, [Robert Kennicott and Henry M. Bannister] assistants in the Smithsonian Institution, to Senator Sumner's knowledge of Russian America ... The Kennicott journal was published in the first volume of the Transactions of the Chicago Academy of Sciences in 1869 ... The Bannister journal ... has not been published and is now in the archives of Northwestern University."--Pref
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: A. Robert Kennicott. B. Project for an overland telegraph line between the western and eastern continents. C. Treaty for the cession of Russian territory of the United States. D. Contemporary knowledge of Alaska, 1867. E. The testimony of Henry Martyn Bannister.--The journal of Robert Kennicott, May 19, 1859-February 11, 1862.--Bibliography of the writings of Robert Kennicott (p. 135-136)--The journal of Henry Martyn Bannister, March 21, 1865-January 20, 1867.--Letter of Bannister to his parents, November 12, 1866.--Letter of Robert Kennicott to Bannister, January 7, 1866
Control code
17300094
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xii, 276 pages
Lccn
42050931
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
plates, portraits, double map.
Label
The first scientific exploration of Russian America and the purchase of Alaska, by James Alton James ..
Publication
Note
"Primary interest ... has centered in the effort to ascertain the specific contributions made by these explorers, [Robert Kennicott and Henry M. Bannister] assistants in the Smithsonian Institution, to Senator Sumner's knowledge of Russian America ... The Kennicott journal was published in the first volume of the Transactions of the Chicago Academy of Sciences in 1869 ... The Bannister journal ... has not been published and is now in the archives of Northwestern University."--Pref
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: A. Robert Kennicott. B. Project for an overland telegraph line between the western and eastern continents. C. Treaty for the cession of Russian territory of the United States. D. Contemporary knowledge of Alaska, 1867. E. The testimony of Henry Martyn Bannister.--The journal of Robert Kennicott, May 19, 1859-February 11, 1862.--Bibliography of the writings of Robert Kennicott (p. 135-136)--The journal of Henry Martyn Bannister, March 21, 1865-January 20, 1867.--Letter of Bannister to his parents, November 12, 1866.--Letter of Robert Kennicott to Bannister, January 7, 1866
Control code
17300094
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xii, 276 pages
Lccn
42050931
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
plates, portraits, double map.

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