|Statement||by Connie Bradbury, David A. Hales, Nancy Lesh.|
|Series||Alaska Historical Commission Studies in history ;, no. 203|
|Contributions||Hales, David A., Lesh, Nancy.|
|LC Classifications||F903 .B7 1986|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||2 v. ;|
|LC Control Number||86622947|
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