University of Alaska, Fairbanks
The Frieda Dilley Papers consist of twenty-six letters written by Frieda Dilley to her sisters Emma and Dosie Daeserich describing her journey to Fort Selkirk, Yukon, her experiences in the Klondike gold fields, her marriage to prospector Ernest Dilley, and daily life in the Yukon and in Fairbanks, Alaska
University of Alaska, Fairbanks
Jonas B. Houck, an attorney and prospector, joined the 1898 trek to Dawson via the Chilkoot Trail. The collection is made up of 32 letters written to his wife describing his journey to Dawson
University of Alaska, Fairbanks
The James Theodore Geoghegan Papers contain an autobiographical manuscript titled "Sojourn in the Yukon and Alaska," as well as photographs that Geoghegan took, mostly of the Donnelly, Alaska, area
University of Alaska, Fairbanks
The Yukon Gold Company Photograph Album consists of 357 photographs taken in and around Dawson, Yukon. The collection includes images of the town, power station equipment, mining operations and Dawson buildings and surrounding landscapes. Other photographs depict the lifestyle and activities of several power plant operators
University of Alaska, Fairbanks
The Jeremiah D. Doody Photograph Collection consists of twenty-eight photographs by Doody, including images of mining equipment and activities, steamships, horse-drawn sledges, buildings, dog teams, street scenes, aerial views, road construction, landscapes, animals, and machinery. The photographs were taken in Dawson and the Yukon
University of Alaska, Fairbanks
The Northern Photographers collection consists of a small, leather photograph album, unbound photograph album pages, and loose photographs, for a combined total of 107 photographic images. The bulk of the images were taken by photographers M.H. Craig, Jeremiah H. Doody and Frank H. Nowell. These photographers worked out of Dawson and Whitehorse, Y.T., and Nome, Alaska. The collection also includes images taken by unidentified photographers. The photographs were taken between approximately 1901 and 1909, and cover a wide range of subjects including gold mining, indigenous peoples, landscapes and scenery, ships, boats and railroads, and city and village scenes in Alaska and the Yukon Territory
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
University of Alaska, Fairbanks
The Candace Waugaman Collection consists of historical manuscripts, memorabilia, ephemera, and photographs. The bulk of the materials relate to the history of the Fairbanks region; however, parts of the collection relate to events around Alaska as a whole and to the history of the Yukon Territory. Examples of materials in the collection include playing cards, poems, pamphlets and brochures, postcards, business records, and advertisements. Highlights of the collection include the personal papers of Harvey Carlisle, humorous lyrics and poems, and historical postcards
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 Alaska, Fairbanks
The Frank A. Skog Papers contain a typescript titled, "Trip Over the Trail of '98" by Frank Skog, a diary, miner's certificates issued to Skog, newspapers and news clippings, a photograph album and loose photographs, and correspondence all relating to Frank A. Skog's experiences during the Klondike gold rush