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Finding aid of the William Miller Collection of Klondike Gold Rush and Family Photographs
MSS 080  
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Access
  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
  • Biography / Administrative History
  • Scope and Content of Collection
  • Indexing Terms
  • Other Finding Aids

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: William Miller collection of Klondike gold rush and family photographs
    Dates: 1867-1950
    Collection number: MSS 080
    Creator: Miller, William G.A.
    Collection Size: 1 linear foot
    Repository: University of the Pacific. Library. Holt-Atherton Dept. of Special Collections
    Stockton, California 95211
    Abstract: Collection consists of over 1,000 photographs. Most were taken in the area of Dawson, Yukon Territory from 1897-1902.
    Physical location: For current information on the location of these materials, please consult the library's online catalog.
    Languages: Languages represented in the collection: English

    Access

    Collection open for research.

    Publication Rights

    Permission for publication is given on behalf of Special Collections as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the researcher.

    Preferred Citation

    William Miller collection of Klondike gold rush and family photographs. MSS 080. Holt-Atherton Department of Special Collections, University of the Pacific Library.

    Biography / Administrative History

    William Miller was born in Ontario, Canada (1867). He came with family to California as boy, and graduated from Oakland High School, and then became court reporter in San Francisco and married Lenora Huntley in the 1890s. Miller went to the Klondike Gold Rush with his brother-in-law, Oni Lomax, and brother, Henry Miller in 1898. Later he took entire family to Yukon Territory (1900) and remained there for five years.

    Scope and Content of Collection

    Collection consists of over 1,000 photographs. Most were taken in the area of Dawson, Yukon Territory from 1897-1902. Includes photos of the Klondike gold rush and local Native Americans. Collection also contains photos of various members of the Miller family in Canada, Alaska, and California.

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
    Miller family
    Gold mines and mining - Yukon Territory
    Indians of North America - Alaska - Photographs
    Indians of North America - Canada - Photographs
    Gold mines and mining - Alaska
    California - Pictorial works
    Alaska - Pictorial works
    Dawson (Yukon) - Pictorial works
    West (U.S.) - Pictorial works

    Other Finding Aids

    A more detailed collection inventory is available in the Special Collections reading room.