Maine Folklife Center,-- Northeast Archives of Folklore and Oral History
Collection of bear stories -- Places represented include Alaska and Yukon Territory
University of California, Berkeley
Photographs of Alaska include highway construction, railways, churches, cemeteries, airplanes, roadside scenes, dwellings, local population, Eskimos, glaciers, waterscapes, snow, frozen landscapes, cabins and camps, etc. Alaskan and Canadian locations include Yukon, Klondike, Lake Bennett area, Dawson, White Horse Rapids, Miles Canyon, Sitka, Massacre and Kuluk Bays, etc. Most photos can be charactarized as touristic snapshots. Collection also includes newspaper clippings, some small maps, and poetry by Charles Dery
University of California, Berkeley
210 photographs including Juneau, businesses, ships, glaciers, sled dogs, and eskimos and their homes. Dawson (Yukon) views include: street scenes, hotles, the Chilkoot Pass, the Good Samaritan Hospital, doctor's office interior, etc. Also views of gold and mining operations and dock views in Nome
University of Alaska, Fairbanks
The Arvo M. Wahto Photograph Album contains 32 photographs taken in northwestern Canada and southeastern Alaska. Locations identified are Dyea, Ketchikan and Sheep Creek in Alaska and of Ben Atwater arriving with the U.S. Mail delivered by dog team at Lake Bennett, Yukon. There are several pictures taken of a railroad bridge presumed to be the White Pass and Yukon Railroad bridge at Carcross, Yukon, also known as Caribou Crossing. There are scenes of daily life of the gold rushers and prospectors and their families as well as many dog team images. Included are photographs of commercial photographers E.A. Hegg and John M. Blankenberg
University of California, Berkeley
Photographs show various vessels (ships, boats, steamers, barges), the waterfront, many dogsled teams, a hotel, views of the town, a bridge over the Klondike River, ice, hydraulic mining, and a group portrait of men in military uniform
University of Washington
Photographs relating to the Klondike Gold Rush. Some of the photographs were used to illustrate an account of a season of travel on the Yukon River. Many of the photographs were made by Arthur Bolton, Pillsbury, and Case
Library of Congress - Research and Reference Services
Fourteen volumes containing a collection of correspondence, steamship schedules, flyers, maps, and newspaper advertisments and columns compiled by Brainerd while secretary of the Chamber of Commerce Information Bureau, Seattle, Wash. Papers relate primarily to the role of Seattle in Alaskan trade and in the gold rush of 1897, including materials on Alaska, the Klondike, mining equipment and supplies available in Seattle, and routes to mining areas north of Seattle. Includes a copy of the first issue of a handwritten newspaper, The Sitka times, September 9, 1868
Dartmouth College - Rauner Special Collections Library
Collection includes typescript of Amory's account of his summer trip from Seattle to Dawson and down the Yukon River, June 14 to Oct. 4, 1912, to collect specimens of mammals for the Smithsonian Institute. Also includes a letter describing the trip, a map of the area surrounding the Yukon River, and an excerpt from The Wilderness of the upper Yukon by Charles Sheldon (published as: The wilderness of the upper Yukon : a hunter's explorations for wild sheep in sub-arctic mountains. -- New York : C. Scribner's Sons, 1911)
University of Georgia - Special Collections Libraries
The collection consists of a group of 150 letters written to George A. Horkan from his scattered family in Georgia, Texas, California, the Yukon, and Swinford, County Mayo, Ireland. The letters are divided into four groups. The first group contains letters written by J.F. Horkan in Texas describing his business dealings. The second group of letters was written by William Horkan in California and the Yukon describing his business attempts and wanderings. The third group is made up of letters written by P.D. Horkan on the stationary of P.D. Horkan and Co. Wholesale and Retail Dry Goods in Augusta, Georgia. They contain news on family and business matters. The fourth group of letters contains news from family members (mother/sisters/niece) remaining in Swinford, County Mayo, Ireland. The letters relay family news and frequently ask for money. Included in the group is the mother's deathbed letter to her son
University of Alaska, Fairbanks
One bound volume of photographs titled, "The Klondike Trail of 54, June 12 to 20." Sixty-six photographs document a nine day sternwheeler voyage along the Yukon River from Whitehorse to Dawson, Yukon Territory in 1954. Photograph subjects include shipboard activities, points of interest along the Yukon River, gold panning and other tourist activities