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Klondike Gold Rush photo albums

Stefansson Mss-277
Identifier: Mss-277


The collection contains two photo albums and a folio of 5 loose photographs from an unknown compiler, probably haling from Washington State. Includes approximately 173 photographs dating from circa 1898-1920, documenting the Gold Rush centered along the lower Klondike River, particularly working claims on Bonanza Creek and nearby Dawson City, Yukon Territories. Additional images are of families posing informally, of prospectors in make-shift cabins and mining operations and conditions.


  • 1898

Conditions Governing Access


Conditions Governing Use

Permission from Dartmouth College required for publication or reproduction.


2 linear ft. (1 box)


Contains two photo albums and a folio of 5 loose photographs documenting life in the Yukon during the Gold Rush.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Lincoln Ellsworth Fund; Purchase; 2014

Part of the Rauner Special Collections Library Repository

6065 Webster Hall
Hanover NH 03755 USA