Research at Klondike Gold Rush

 

Collection Summary

 

Historic objects related to the role that Seattle played in the Klondike Gold Rush and to the Klondike stampede (c. 1897-1898) on exhibit in the unit's Visitor Center; historical books, photographs, documents, and other archival materials related to the role played by Seattle as a point of departure and return and as a supply station for the stampeders, and the effect of the gold rush on Seattle's economy and population.

 

Collection Size

58,424

A research permit is not necessary to view the collection, but you must contact Brooke Childrey (360-569-2211 ext 2366 or Brooke_Childrey@nps.gov).  Brooke Childrey is also the curator at Mount Rainier National Park.