5 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Alaska--Discovery and exploration.

  1. Henry T. Allen papers, 1806-1933

    15,000 items ; 62 containers plus 11 oversize ; 22 linear feet ; 3 microfilm reels -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Army officer. Correspondence, diaries, writings, reports, military documents, photographs, printed matter, scrapbooks, and miscellaneous material relating mainly to Allen's military career.

  2. A.K. Fisher papers, 1827-1957

    17,000 items ; 55 containers plus 2 oversize ; 24 linear feet -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Botanist, naturalist, and zoologist. Correspondence, letterbooks, diaries, articles and speeches, family papers, field notes and records, memoranda, reports, drawings, bibliographic cards on birds, plants, and animals, maps, scrapbooks, newspaper clippings, printed matter, and photographs relating chiefly to Fisher's activities as an ornithologist and vertebrate zoologist.

  3. Yudin collection of Russian-American Company records, 1783-1946

    150 items ; 3 containers ; 1 linear foot ; 2 microfilm reels -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Official letters, work reports, tariff and cargo registers, ships’ journals, accounts of exploratory expeditions, and other papers relating to the exploration and colonization of Alaska and Siberia by the Russian-American Company (Rossiĭsko-amerikanskai︠a︡ kompanii︠a︡).

  4. C. Hart Merriam papers, 1864-1938

    5,000 items ; 71 containers plus 1 oversize ; 28.5 linear feet ; 10 microfilm reels -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Naturalist, zoologist, and ethnologist. Correspondence, writings, journals, bibliographies, maps, and other papers. Includes journals of scientific expeditions and compilations of Indian vocabularies, with accompanying large-scale maps showing the distribution of all known Indian tribes in California and Nevada, as well as notes relating to the Adirondack Mountains and files pertaining to other...

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  5. Frederick Albert Cook papers, 1881-1977

    6000 items ; 23 containers plus 2 oversize ; 10 linear feet ; 50 microfilm reels -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Physician, explorer, and author. Correspondence, manuscript and printed copies of books and essays, diaries, financial and legal papers, genealogical notes, certificates, maps, and other papers relating primarily to Cook's expeditions to the Arctic (1891-1892 and 1901) with Robert E. Peary and Matthew Alexander Henson, to the Antarctic with Roald Amundsen's Belgian Antarctic Expedition...