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Henry Karstens papers

Stefansson Mss-52
Identifier: Mss-52
The papers of Henry P. Karstens contain autobiographical writings, some related to his ascent of Mt. McKinley, including correspondence from Hudson Stuck, photographs and a monograph about "Prospecting in Alaska" by R.L. Stewart.


  • 1901 - 1953


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Permission from Dartmouth College required for publication or reproduction.


.25 linear ft. (1 box)


Henry P. Karstens (1878-1955), Alaskan mail carrier and first superintendent of Mount McKinley National Park. Consist of autobiographical material and material relating to Karstens' ascent of Mount McKinley including correspondence from Hudson Stuck, photographs as well as a monograph, "Prospecting in Alaska," by R. L. Stewart

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Part of the Rauner Special Collections Library Repository

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