The Resource Hell or high water : James White's disputed passage through Grand Canyon, 1867, Eilean Adams

Hell or high water : James White's disputed passage through Grand Canyon, 1867, Eilean Adams

Label
Hell or high water : James White's disputed passage through Grand Canyon, 1867
Title
Hell or high water
Title remainder
James White's disputed passage through Grand Canyon, 1867
Statement of responsibility
Eilean Adams
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Although John Wesley Powell and party are usually given credit for the first river descent through the Grand Canyon, the ghost of James White has haunted those claims. White was a Colorado prospector, who, almost two years before Powell's journey, washed up on a makeshift raft at Callville, Nevada
Action
digitized
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
917.91/3044
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
F788
LC item number
.A36 2001eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Label
Hell or high water : James White's disputed passage through Grand Canyon, 1867, Eilean Adams
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 209-217) and index
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  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
List of Illustrations; Introduction; Prologue; 1 Callville; 2 Who Was James White?; 3 White's War; 4 The Road to Gold; 5 The Rescue; 6 Downriver Crier; 7 The News Spreads East; 8 General Palmer and the Railroad Survey; 9 Dr. Parry's Report; 10 Major Calhoun's Version; 11 Major Powell; 12 On the Road Again; 13 Powell's Conquest of the Grand Canyon; 14 Enter Robert Brewster Stanton; 15 Senate Document No. 42; 16 Battle of The Trail; 17 The White Family and Dock Marston; 18 Grand Canyon History: Discoveries and Rediscoveries; 19 Bob Euler and Square One; 20 In James White's Footsteps
Control code
ocm52094406
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (220 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780874214659
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt45nsnj
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b32180172
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)52094406
  • jstoro0874214653
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.

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