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Johns, William Douglas, 1858-1942



  • Existence: 1858 - 1942

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

William Douglas Johns papers

Identifier: VAULT-Ayer-MS-3123

Typescript of an undated manuscript entitled The Early Yukon, Alaska and the Klondike Discovery, written by Seattle journalist and gold prospector William Douglas Johns. Also, 49 photographs to accompany Johns’ draft of the book which includes the early history of Alaska, the development of the gold rush, life in the mining camps and in Dawson City, and Johns’ own explorations and hardships while traveling in the region starting in 1895.

Dates: 1895-approximately 1941