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

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Hell or high water : James White's disputed passage through Grand Canyon, 1867
Title
Hell or high water
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James White's disputed passage through Grand Canyon, 1867
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Eilean Adams
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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
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
N$T
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
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  • bibliography
Hell or high water : James White's disputed passage through Grand Canyon, 1867, Eilean Adams
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Hell or high water : James White's disputed passage through Grand Canyon, 1867, Eilean Adams
Link
http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.2307/j.ctt46nsf1
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 209-217) and index
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
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1 online resource (220 pages)
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online
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9780874214659
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
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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