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Herma Briffault papers

Stefansson Mss-109
 Collection
Identifier: Mss-109
The collection contains the unpublished typescript of "North to the Indies," by Herman Briffault, a study of the Overland Telegraph Expedition, 1864-1867.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.

Dates

  • 1951

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Unrestricted.

Conditions Governing Use

Permission from Dartmouth College required for publication or reproduction.

Extent

.25 linear ft. (1 box)

Overview

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 Consist of unpublished typescript of Briffault's study of the Overland Telegraph Expedition of 1864-1867.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.

Repository Details

Part of the Rauner Special Collections Library Repository

Contact:
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Hanover NH 03755 USA