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Jane Macdonald diary copies

Guide to the Jane Macdonald diary copies
An Alaska Historical Society collection

Collection number: HMC-1118-AHS.
Creator: MacDonald, Jane.
Title: Jane Macdonald diary copies.
Dates: 1900-1904.
Volume of collection: 0.25 cubic feet.
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Collection summary: Copies of trip diaries written by a gold prospector in Ophir and Council.

Biographical note:
Jane Macdonald traveled with her family to Ophir and Council, Alaska to look for gold in the 1900-1904 time frame.

Collection description:
The collection consists of Xerox copies of the trip diaries kept by Jane Macdonald during her travels in Alaska. She wrote of events, the weather and her prospects.

Arrangement: The diaries are in chronological order.

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

Use restrictions: The donor retains the rights to pre-publication review of any use of the diaries.

Rights note: Copyright to the diaries was retained by Harriet McGinley Webster, the great niece of Jane Macdonald.

Preferred citation: Jane Macdonald diary copies, Alaska Historical Society collections, Archives and Special Collections, Consortium Library, University of Alaska Anchorage.

Acquisition note: This collection was donated to the Alaska Historical Society in 1992 by Harriet McGinley.  The Historical Society retains ownership of the collection and has placed it on deposit with Archives and Special Collections.

Processing information: This collection was described by Arlene Schmuland in 2012.

Location of originals: The originals were retained by Harriet McGinley.

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