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Item ID   156878    
Open more fields Accession Number   BANC MSS 2010.635 similar items
Open more fields Other Number   WJHC 1994.012 AR1 (legacy) similar items
·  Number   WJHC 1994.012 AR1 similar items
·  Type   legacy similar items
Level of description   Collection similar items
Open more fields Author/Creator George Simmons similar items
Title   George Simmons papers similar items
Filing Title   Simmons (George) papers similar items
Open more fields Date Created   1902-1904 similar items
Extent and Quantity   1 box (.2 linear feet) similar items
Biographical History   Simmons was born in England around 1861. In 1891, he settled in San Francisco before moving to Nome, Alaska, where he planned to trade furs with the Eskimos. In 1904, he staffed the Alaska Pavilion at the World's Fair in St. Louis. While there, he won a gold medal for furs. similar items
Scope and Content   Contains a booklet of admission passes for George Simmons to the 1904 Louisiana Purchase Exposition, which took place in St. Louis, Mo. (the booklet also has a photograph of George Simmons); a publication describing the exhibition of the District of Alaska at the Louisiana Purchase Exposition; and an official guide to the 1904 World's Fair, which also took place in St. Louis. Also contains a scrapbook of newspaper clippings relating to the Alaska fur trade; and a photocopy of a photograph of Simmons from 1904. similar items
Link to this Item   http://magnesalm.org/notebook_fext.asp?site=magnes&book=156878 similar items
Link to UC Berkeley OskiCat   http://oskicat.berkeley.edu/record=b18568191~S1    
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