The Resource Old Yukon : tales, trails, and trials, by Hon. James Wickersham

Old Yukon : tales, trails, and trials, by Hon. James Wickersham

Label
Old Yukon : tales, trails, and trials
Title
Old Yukon
Title remainder
tales, trails, and trials
Statement of responsibility
by Hon. James Wickersham
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A 1938 memoir of the Alaskan gold rush era by the only judge in interior Alaska in the early 1900s. Describes how he administered justice by dog team at frigid temperatures to murderers, thieves, and con men
Member of
Cataloging source
NjRocCCS
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1857-1939
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Wickersham, James
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • portraits
Index
index present
LC call number
F904
LC item number
.W66 1938
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Series statement
HeinOnline Congress and the courts
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Frontier and pioneer life
  • Courts
  • Alaska
  • Yukon River Valley (Yukon and Alaska)
  • Alaska
Target audience
specialized
Label
Old Yukon : tales, trails, and trials, by Hon. James Wickersham
Instantiates
Publication
Distribution
Note
  • Includes index
  • ©2018 Cassidy Cataloguing Services, Inc
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The genesis of an Alaska court -- Dawson and the Klondike mines -- Planting American courts in the wilderness -- Common law of the trail -- Riding the Arctic circuit -- The Yukon River winter trail -- Triple murder in the Aleutians -- The Anvil Creek conspiracy -- The corruption of the court -- Liars and thieves -- Social life at Nome, 1901-1902 -- The dog trail from Circle to Fairbanks -- Fairbanks and the Tanana mines -- The Mount McKinley expedition -- Up the Kantishna -- The approach -- On the slopes of Denali -- Rafting home -- Three thousand miles of justice -- The Valdez-Fairbanks trail in 1905 -- The judge goes on trial
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xi, 514 pages)
File format
one file format
Form of item
online
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations, map, portraits
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
unknown
Specific material designation
remote
Label
Old Yukon : tales, trails, and trials, by Hon. James Wickersham
Publication
Distribution
Note
  • Includes index
  • ©2018 Cassidy Cataloguing Services, Inc
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The genesis of an Alaska court -- Dawson and the Klondike mines -- Planting American courts in the wilderness -- Common law of the trail -- Riding the Arctic circuit -- The Yukon River winter trail -- Triple murder in the Aleutians -- The Anvil Creek conspiracy -- The corruption of the court -- Liars and thieves -- Social life at Nome, 1901-1902 -- The dog trail from Circle to Fairbanks -- Fairbanks and the Tanana mines -- The Mount McKinley expedition -- Up the Kantishna -- The approach -- On the slopes of Denali -- Rafting home -- Three thousand miles of justice -- The Valdez-Fairbanks trail in 1905 -- The judge goes on trial
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xi, 514 pages)
File format
one file format
Form of item
online
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations, map, portraits
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
unknown
Specific material designation
remote

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