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Bibframe Work

Title
Erastus Brainerd papers
Type
Mixed Material
Language
English
Collection material in English
Identified By
Lccn: mm79013623
Summary
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.
Authorized Access Point
Brainerd, Erastus, 1855-1922. Erastus Brainerd papers, 1868-1898