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Herma Briffault papers
The collection contains the unpublished typescript of "North to the Indies," by Herman Briffault, a study of the Overland Telegraph Expedition, 1864-1867. The purpose of the expedition was to lay a telegraph line from California to Alaska and then across the Bering Sea to Russia. Correspondence with Vilhjalmur Stefansson about her work and some research notes are also included.
- Briffault, Herma Hoyt, 1898-1981 (Person)
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.25 linear ft. (1 box)
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Herman Briffault (1898-1981), writer and translator. Consist of unpublished typescript of Briffault's study of the Overland Telegraph Expedition of 1864-1867. The purpose of the expedition was to lay a telegraph line from California to Alaska and then across the Bering Sea to Russia. Includes correspondence with Vilhjalmur Stefansson about her work, as well as some research notes.
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