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Alaska and Siberia photographs from a journey on the S.S. Buford [graphic].
BANC PIC 2001.199--fALB vol. 1; BANC PIC 2001.199--fALB vol. 2; BANC PIC 2001.199
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Alaska and Siberia photographs from a journey on the S.S. Buford


Snow, Sid.


Many scenic views and photographs of passengers on the S.S. Buford (which bears "San Francisco Chamber of Commerce" painted large on side of ship). Locations and natural attractions depicted include Nome, Juneau, Seward, Wrangell Island, Unalaska, Teller, Ketchikan, Pribiloff Island, Skagway, Duncan's Bay, Swanson's Bay, Auk Lake, Cordova, Copper River, Akutan whaling station, Dutch Harbor, Salmon Creek, Taku Glacier, Mendenhall Glacier, Spencer Glacier, Miles Glacier and Muir Glacier. Also included are numerous views of eskimos, of whaling (specifically of humpback whales), walrus hunting, and siberian huskies. Several photographs of Roald Amundsen and his pilot Lt. Omdahl are present.


1923 (issued)


Otijohok, Jimmie -- Portraits
Amundsen, Roald -- 1872-1928 -- Pictorial works
Buford (ship) -- Pictorial works
Cruise ships -- Alaska -- Photographs
Eskimos -- Alaska -- Photographs
Eskimos -- Russia (Federation) -- Siberia -- Photographs
Whaling -- Alaska -- Photographs
Humpback whale hunting -- Alaska -- Photographs
Walrus -- Alaska -- Photographs
Seals (Animals) -- Alaska -- Photographs
Hunting -- Alaska -- Photographs
Siberian husky -- Alaska -- Photographs
Alaska -- Pictorial works
Siberia, Northeastern (Russia) -- Pictorial works
Arctic Ocean -- Pictorial works
Arctic regions -- Pictorial works


Title supplied by cataloger.
From ms annotation inside front cover: The S.S. Buford cruise to the Arctic and Siberia July 20th to Sept. 8th 1923. The Buford, commanded by Capt. Louis Lane, went 185 miles north of the Arctic Circle... and is the largest ship to enter the Arctic Ocean...
Various photographers, including Sid Snow.
Possibly compiled by Edward D. Jones.
Purchase; 2001.
Received with Jimmie Otijohok letters, Gambell, Alaska, to Edward D. Jones. (BANC MSS 2002/10)


Photograph albums.

Physical Description:

2 albums (ca. 215 photographic prints) : b&w ; albums 19 x 29 cm.




BANC PIC 2001.199--fALB vol. 1
BANC PIC 2001.199--fALB vol. 2
BANC PIC 2001.199


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