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Curtis, Edward S. 1868-1952  Search this
Harriman, Edward Henry 1848-1909  Search this
Physical description:
Photographic prints 9.5h x 13.75w
Black-and-white photographs
Also known as: RU7243_Box1_F1_Harriman8 [SPI_1548]
Photo of the White Pass Railway in the mountains in Alaska. Page 23 of a photo album documenting the Harriman Alaska Expedition, Volume 1. This image is part of a series of photographs taken by various members of the Harriman Alaska Expedition of 1899, which was cosponsored by Edward Henry Harriman, president of the Union Pacific Railroad and the Washington Academy of Sciences. Originally conceived by Harriman as a big-game hunt, the enterprise was transformed into a scientific expedition upon the advice of Clinton Hart Merriman, chief of the Bureau of Biological Survey.
Cite as:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7243, Harriman Alaska Expedition, Image No. SIA2012-3654
Repository Loc.:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Capital Gallery, Suite 3000, MRC 507; 600 Maryland Avenue, SW; Washington, DC 20024-2520
Local number:
SIA RU007243 [SIA2012-3654]
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Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives