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Dornberger (George) papers
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Description
Materials include two of Dornberger's diaries recording his travels to the Alaska, one cabinet photograph, and ephemera related to mining such as articles of incorporation, mining company pamphlets, a copy of the Nome Gold Digger newspaper, hand-drawn maps, stock certificates, Wells Fargo bank receipts, mining claims, and Power of Attorney affidavits. Also included is a printout of genealogical information about Dornberger and a transcription of his diaries by his descendents Betty Dornberger Westby and Dian Dornberger Murrell.
Background
George Dornberger (1870-1934) was born in Mayfield, Santa Clara, California, and was involved in prospecting in the Yukon Territory in Alaska in late 1898 and 1899. He eventually settled in Seattle, Washington.
Extent
0.42 Linear Feet (1 flat box)
Restrictions
While Special Collections is the owner of the physical items, permission to examine collection materials is not an authorization to publish. These materials are made available for use in research, teaching, and private study. Any transmission or reproduction beyond that allowed by fair use requires permission from the owners of rights, heir(s) or assigns. See: http://library.stanford.edu/spc/using-collections/permission-publish
Availability
Open for research. Note that material must be requested at least 36 hours in advance of intended use.