Full face, head and shoulders portrait. Verso:
Tikon Lavrischev [Lavrischeff]
Picture made Vilisoff
Stamp with Russian Orthodox Cross
Prince William Sound & Copper River District, Alaska
[cover missing; hand-numbered journal: 119 pages]
[handwritten list at front as follows:] 1. War story of the Kobuk river 2. Village story of the big lake 3. Village story of Anvik 4. Point Hope story 5. Thismareff...
1. [1 leaf:] “This is the use the following curios were put to”: 1.) the masks...2.) the small idols... 3.) the idol which part fish and part human 2. [set of writings held together with pin, 8 pages, double-sided; each section varies in...
From trip starting in 1928 down the Yukon River to the Bering Sea with Fred “Spokane” Hill. Burg wrote about the trip for National Geographic in 1930 (See Chapter 3 of The Last Voyageur by Vince Welch).
Notes on the Tlingit and Kad'iak languages and some on others within the Russian-American possessions, with appended Russian-Tlingit dictionary. Compiled by Ivan Veniaminov in Sitka. 1st ed. St. Petersburg, 1846.
An attempt to...
Original 1846 edition of the fundemental work on the Aleut language, the Eastern (Fox Island) dialect.
Published in 1846 in St. Petersburg, Russia by the Imperial Academy of Sciences. Physical description: 237p. File type: PDF 44.44MB