Gibson Taylor Miscellaneous Papers,1901-1903

Descriptive Summary

Title
Gibson Taylor Miscellaneous Papers,1901-1903
Creator
Taylor, Gibson, b. 1862
Extent
14 items
Subjects
Underwood, Oscar Wilder, 1862-1929.
Kentucky Wesleyan College.
Gold miners.
Gold mines and mining-- Alaska-- History-- 19th century.
Gold mines and mining-- Alaska-- History-- Sources.
Gold mines and mining-- Yukon Territory-- History-- 19th century.
Gold mines and mining-- Yukon Territory-- History-- Sources.
Alaska-- Climate.
Alaska-- Description and travel.
Louisville (Ky.)-- Description and travel.
Yukon Territory-- Climate.
Yukon Territory-- Description and travel.
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Repository
The Filson Historical Society

Collection Overview

Scope and Content
Miner. Included are nine letters from Taylor to his sister from Seattle, Wash., Alaska, and the Yukon. The letters are long and descriptive, and discuss methods of travel, lodging, geography, scenery, weather, and gold mining methods. Two letters from Sara Taylor, his wife, describe their living arrangements in Seattle, curiosities from the South Seas, and visits from friends. Card index in repository