The Boundary Hunters: Surveying the 141st Meridian and the Alaska Panhandle

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Photographic Credits

Negative or photograph numbers in brackets

Public Archives Canada: Plates 2 (PR-12159), 3 (PR-12151), 4 (74924), 12 (21425)

Provincial Archives of British Columbia: Plate 16 (62460); Barraclough collection: Plates 39 (95249), 45 (95246)

International Boundary Commission (Canadian Section): Plates 5 (3969), 10, 11, 22 (4925), 28, 30, 34 (2092), 37 (3289), 38, 46, 47

International Boundary Commission (U.S. Section): Plates 33 ( Leland 1907, 9665 h3), 36 ( Riggs 1907 n. 8), 41 ( Riggs 1910-23), 44 ( Riggs 1912 n. 46), 48 ( Baldwin 1913-3), 49 ibid. 20, 50 ibid. 16, 52 ibid. 52

The Canadian Surveyor and M. K. Nelles (D. H. Nelles collection): Plates 24, 25, 26, 27, 35

Historical Photography Collection, University of Washington Libraries, Pratt collection: Plates 6, 7; Hegg collection: Plate 9

Library of Congress, Hay papers: Plate 14

John Stewart (A.G. Stewart collection): Plates 18, 19, 20, 21, 32, 40, 42, 46 insert

H.C. Hammond (A.G. Gillespie collection): Plates 17, 31

Vancouver Public Library: Plate 8 (VPL 32809)

University of British Columbia Library, Special Collections: Plate 15

Plate I is reproduced from Frederick Schwatka, A Summer in Alaska (St. Louis: J.W. Henry, 1894).

Plates 43, 51, 53 are from the 1918 Report and plate 23 from the 1952 Report of the International Boundary Commission.

Plate 29 is a portion of a photograph of ice worms taken by E. W. Grove of specimens collected on the Leduc glacier (east of B.P.s 20 and 21) in 1968. The complete photograph appears as Plate VB in Edward W. Grove, Geology and Mineral Deposits of the Stewart Area, British Columbia, Bulletin 58, British Columbia Department of Mines and Petroleum Resources ( Victoria: Queen's Printer, 1971).

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Table of contents

Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • Contents vii
  • Photographic Credits viii
  • Illustrations ix
  • Acknowledgements xi
  • Preliminary Note xiii
  • Foreword xv
  • 1 - Britain and Russia Establish Their Boundary (1825-67) 1
  • 2 - Canada and United States Mark the 141st Meridian (1869-96) 7
  • 3 - Staking a Claim to the Panhandle (1876-96) 46
  • 4 - The Klondike Rush and Temporary Boundaries (1896-1903) 65
  • 5 - Forced Settlement: The Alaska Boundary Tribunal (1903) 79
  • 6 - Marking the Panhandle Boundary (1904-1920) 95
  • 7 - The 141st Meridian: A Single Straight Line (1906-13) 143
  • Afterword 177
  • Appendix 179
  • Notes 185
  • Bibliographical Note 199
  • Selected Bibliography 201
  • Abbreviations 206
  • Index 207
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