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J.K. Laing letters

Guide to the J.K. Laing letters

Collection number: HMC-0107.
Creator: Laing, J.K.
Title: J.K. Laing letters.
Dates: 1898-1899.
Volume of collection: 0.01 cubic feet.
Language of materials: Materials in the collection are in English.
Collection summary: Letters written by a man who traveled via steamboats on the Yukon River.

Biographical note:
Unavailable at this time.

Collection description:
This collection consists of two letters written by J.K. Laing to his daughter, Miss L.F. Laing of Portland, Oregon. He wrote while traveling aboard the steamboats Linda and Seattle. In the letters, Laing writes about the weather, food aboard the boat, and some of his future travel plans. The first letter, dated September 2, 1898, was written from Circle City. The second letter, dated June 2, 1899, is on letterhead from a Custom House, Deputy Collector’s Office, from an unspecified port.

Arrangement: The collection is arranged in chronological order.

Digitized copies: This collection has not been digitized. For information about obtaining digital copies, please contact Archives and Special Collections.

Rights note: Archives does not hold copyright to materials in this collection.

Preferred citation: J.K. Laing letters, Archives and Special Collections, Consortium Library, University of Alaska Anchorage.

Acquisition note: The collection was purchased via Internet auction in 2003.

Processing information: This collection was described by Arlene Schmuland in 2003. The guide to the collection was converted to current standard by Veronica Denison in 2015.

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