Western Union Telegraph Co. transcripts of reports
Scope and Contents
The Western Union Telegraph Co. transcripts are (very neatly) handwritten reports, beginning December 18, 1865 to 1867. They are organized by date.
- Western Union Telegraph Company (Organization)
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0.5 linear feet (3 containers) : 3 folders
Language of Materials
This collection contains Western Union Telegraph Co. transcripts of reports of an exploration expedition to the Alaska-Yukon territory, 1865 to 1867.
Collection processed by staff.
This finding aid may be updated periodically to account for new acquisitions to the collection and/or revisions in arrangement and description.
This collection received a basic level of processing including minimal organization and rehousing.
Description information is drawn in part from information supplied with the collection and initial surveys of the contents.
- Alaska Subject Source: Local sources
- Alaska -- Discovery and exploration Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Reports Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
- Transcripts Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
- Western Union Telegraph Company
- Yukon -- Discovery and exploration Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Guide to the Western Union Telegraph Co. Transcripts of Reports
- Complete Description
- Tanya Parlet and Kira B. Homo.
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
- Language of description note
- Finding aid written in English
- Funding for production of this finding aid was provided through a grant awarded by the National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC).