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Major Alaska Family Group and Archive, c1920 [136702]

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Major Alaska Family Group and Archive, c1920 [136702]

Lot 1001 Details

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These are all articles from a Moravian missionary, Elfrida Frank, Alaska c1920-30. Included is a handbook of religious versus, skimo language dictionary; numerous reference works on Alaska; oral history called my Alaska Adventure recorded in 1999; Photographic and type script history of the building of the barrow school, probably Barrow Alaska, this manuscript is about 150 pages with more than 150 original photos. It is a unique and p[priceless archive of the missionaries building this school in Northern Alaska. The entire manuscript is about 4" thick! Also included is a large purple Alaska jacket with northern trim complete with a color photo of a lady wearing the jacket in Alaska; roughly 10 Alaska origin baskets; 2 Alaskan dolls one with beaded leather, one is a little newer/modern; about 8 Ivory or bone fetishes; beaded moccasins; 2 ivory desktop pieces. A spectacular collection!Date: Country (if not USA): State: AlaskaCity: Provenance:
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Major Alaska Family Group and Archive, c1920 [136702]

Estimate $800 - $1,500
Aug 05
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1001: Major Alaska Family Group and Archive, c1920 [136702]

Sold for $400
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Est. $800 - $1,500Starting Price $400
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Lot 1001 Details

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These are all articles from a Moravian missionary, Elfrida Frank, Alaska c1920-30. Included is a handbook of religious versus, skimo language dictionary; numerous reference works on Alaska; oral history called my Alaska Adventure recorded in 1999; Photographic and type script history of the building of the barrow school, probably Barrow Alaska, this manuscript is about 150 pages with more than 150 original photos. It is a unique and p[priceless archive of the missionaries building this school in Northern Alaska. The entire manuscript is about 4" thick! Also included is a large purple Alaska jacket with northern trim complete with a color photo of a lady wearing the jacket in Alaska; roughly 10 Alaska origin baskets; 2 Alaskan dolls one with beaded leather, one is a little newer/modern; about 8 Ivory or bone fetishes; beaded moccasins; 2 ivory desktop pieces. A spectacular collection!Date: Country (if not USA): State: AlaskaCity: Provenance:

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