Collection mac-34 - Chilkoot Trail collection

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Chilkoot Trail collection

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mac mac-34

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2 files of of textual records.

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Mr. Cellbish [?] came from Liverpool, Pennsylvania and was the great uncle of the donor. This was the last time he was ever heard from. No information is available about the writer of the diary.

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The collection consists of a letter and diary. The letter was written by W.P. Cellbish [?] to his father December 1897 from Lake Lindeman describing his experiences in getting to and hiking the Chilkoot Trail. The diary, written by an unidentified individual, documents a trip from Dawson City, Alaska to Whitehorse, to Skagway by train, and Dyea to Bennett Lake via the Chilkoot Trail.

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