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Grant H. Pearson Manuscript, 1902-1957

Identifier: MS 4-37-6

Scope and Contents

The Grant H. Pearson manuscript, titled They’re All Gone Now, is a history of the first sourdoughs in the Kantishna, Alaska Mining District. There are biographies and detailed stories about some of the people who lived and worked in the Kantishna mining district. There is also a history of the first people to climb Mt. McKinley starting with the James Wickersham group in 1903 and the Lloyd group in 1910.


  • 1902-1957

Conditions Governing Access

The collection is unrestricted.

Conditions Governing Use

Request for permission to publish or reproduce material from the collection should be discussed with the Librarian. Photocopying does not constitute permission to publish.

Biographical / Historical

Grant H. Pearson was a Denali National Park Superintendent.


1 Volumes : 1 folder ; 1 manuscript

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

This collection has no provenance.

Processing Information

This collection has been described at the item level. All items have been placed into a pH-neutral folder.

Finding aid for the Grant H. Pearson Manuscript, 1902-1957
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Processed by: Alea Oien April 2009 ; ArchivesSpace finding aid by: Sandy Johnston
2019 June
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Repository Details

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