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Orville Herning collection

Stefansson Mss-136
 Collection
Identifier: Mss-136
The papers of Orville George Herning consist of material concerning Orville George Herning, manager of the Klondike and Boston Gold Mining and Manufacturing Company; material was amassed by Louise Potter. Includes Potter's typescripts of Herning's diaries, which cover the years 1899-1947, introduction to the diaries, index of the names that appear in the diaries, and an essay entitled "The first thirty years in the life of O. G. Herning." Collection also includes a copy of the 1897 promotional leaflet for the Klondike and Boston Gold Mining and Manufacturing Company, copies of Herning's 1898 reports on miners' meetings and reports to company stockholders, and a copy of his letter of 1899 to members of the Klondike and Boston Gold Mining Company Expedition #4, as well as copies of maps, outfitting lists, and contracts

Dates

  • 1963 - 1966

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Unrestricted.

Conditions Governing Use

Permission from Dartmouth College required for publication or reproduction.

Extent

.5 linear ft. (1 box)

Overview

Orville George Herning (1868-1947), prospector. Consist of material concerning Herning's position as manager of the Klondike and Boston Gold Mining and Manufacturing Company. Collected by Louise Potter, the material includes Potter's typescripts of Herning's diaries, which cover the years 1899-1947. Collection also includes correspondence, maps, promotional leaflet and the essay "The first thirty years in the life of O. G. Herning."

Repository Details

Part of the Rauner Special Collections Library Repository

Contact:
6065 Webster Hall
Hanover NH 03755 USA