• Creator
  • Shotwell, James Hunter
  • Created Date
  • 1898
  • Description
  • James Hunter Shotwell writes to his wife, Margharete Ross Shotwell, about his voyage from Port Townsend, Washington, to Alaska's Kotzebue Sound on board the schooner Kinney. Shotwell describes picking up Laplander reindeer herders taking part in the U.S. government Reindeer Project, the crowded conditions on the boat, and his party's plans to prospect the Kowak (Kobuk) River.
  • Format
  • text
    Letter (correspondence)
    Scanned from original text or image at 300 dpi saved in TIFF format, resized and enhanced using Adobe Photoshop, and imported as JPEG2000 using Contentdm software's JPEG2000 Extension. 2007