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Title When the first ship landed in Alaska [manuscript]: [1922] / Henry E. Phillips, Sitka, Alaska
Author Phillips, Henry E.
Document Type Manuscript
Description From the Newberry Library Catalogue: Typescript essay written in 1922 by Henry E. Phillips of Sitka, Alaska, depicting the first contact of the Tlingit Indians with westerners aboard a sailing vessel. Phillips includes information on Tlingit social life and customs, religion, and economic pursuits. There are also comments on Phillip’s text by A.P. Kashevaroff, curator of the Alaska Historical Museum.
Names Kashevaroff, Andrew P. (1863-1940)
Places Copper River, Sitka, Alaska, United States
Keywords social life, custom, religion, cultural contact, tradition, essay
Theme Observation, Representation and Cultural Encounters
Tribe / Nation
Culture Area Northwest Coast
Library The Newberry Library
Copyright The Newberry Library
Collection The Edward E. Ayer Collection
Reference VAULT box Ayer MS 719
Catalogue Link The Newberry Library Catalogue