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Benjamin Franklin Williams letters, 1907-1909, to his mother.
BANC MSS 79/56 p; BANC MSS 79/56 p Box 1
Collection Overview

Title:

Benjamin Franklin Williams letters, 1907-1909: to his mother

Creator/Contributor:

Williams, Benjamin Franklin, 1882-1973, creator

Abstract:

Mainly written from the Yukon Territory, in the vicinity of Dawson, where he was employed as an engineer with the Bonanza Creek Gold Mining Company, Ltd. Comments on the trip from Skagway to Dawson City, his work, social activities in the city, the weather, difficulties in hiring cooks, etc.

Date:

1907 (issued)

Subject:

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Bonanza Creek Gold Mining Company, Ltd.
Gold mines and mining -- Yukon Territory
Engineers -- Biography
Yukon -- Description and travel
Dawson (Yukon) -- Social life and customs

Note:

Photographs transferred to the Bancroft Pictorial Collections (BANC PIC 1978.041--PIC)
Engineer with the Bonanza Creek Gold Mining Company, Ltd.

Physical Description:

27 letters (.4 box).

Language:

English

Identifier:

BANC MSS 79/56 p
BANC MSS 79/56 p Box 1

Origin:

California