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Catalog Data

Harriman, Edward Henry, 1848-1909  Search this
Merriam, C. Hart (Clinton Hart), 1855-1942  Search this
Collection Collector:
Rumsey, Mary Harriman, 1881-1934.  Search this
1 Photographic print
Box Oversize 1
Archival materials
Photographic prints
1899 June 7
Scope and Contents:
Scenic view of White Pass and Yukon Railway between Skagway and White Pass. White Pass is a mountain pass through the Boundary Ranges of the Coast Mountains. It leads from Skagway, Alaska to the chain of lakes that are at the headwaters of the Yukon River, Crater Lake, Lake Lindeman and Bennett Lake, and was one of the two main passes used by prospectors during the Klondike Gold Rush.
Collection Restrictions:
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Collection Rights:
Permission to publish materials from the collection must be requested from National Museum of the American Indian Archive Center. Please submit a written request to For personal or classroom use, users are invited users to download, print, photocopy, and distribute the images that are available online without prior written permission, provided that the files are not changed, the Smithsonian Institution copyright notice (where applicable) is included, and the source of the image is identified as the National Museum of the American Indian.
Collection Citation:
Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Mary Harriman Rumsey Collection of Harriman Alaska Expedition Photographs, Box and Folder Number; National Museum of the American Indian Archive Center, Smithsonian Institution.
NMAI.AC.053, Item P11143
See more items in:
Mary Harriman Rumsey collection of Harriman Alaska Expedition photographs
Mary Harriman Rumsey collection of Harriman Alaska Expedition photographs / Series 1: Harriman Alaska Expedition / 1.8: White Pass Railroad
Archival Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian