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Collection Reference Number GLC05755.027
From Archive Folder Collections concerning the Alaskan gold rush 
Title Edwin B. Sherzer to Clara M. Miller detailing his travels around Good Hope Bay, seeing an igloo in an Indian village and meeting a native
Date 25 January 1901
Author Sherzer, Edwin B. (fl. 1900-1902)  
Recipient Miller, Clara M.  
Document Type Correspondence
Content Description re: Blizzard, igloo, traveling. He has been away for 7 weeks and returned to his cabin for the first time. Tells his story of the seven weeks he spent in Good Hope Bay. Describes an Igloo. Got lost. Had an account with some native. Mentions how the snow is and how different it is not the snow in Nome. Sees an Indian village. Detailed daily activities. And also mentions that he misses her and all.
Subjects Alaska  Gold Rush  Frontiers and Exploration  Mining  Extreme Weather  Travel  Eskimo  Women's History  Architecture  
People Sherzer, Edwin B. (fl. 1900-1902)  Miller, Clara M. (fl. 1900-1902)  
Place written Nome, Alaska
Theme Westward Expansion; Native Americans
Sub-collection The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1860-1945
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Civil War, Reconstruction and the Modern Era: 1860-1945
Civil War: Recipient Relationship Wife