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Ghosts of Kennecott the story of Stephen Birch by Elizabeth A. Tower

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Published by [E.A. Tower in [Anchorage, Alaska] (6761 Roundtree, Anchorage 99516) .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Kennicott (Alaska),
  • Alaska,
  • Kennicott

Subjects:

  • Birch, Stephen, 1872-1940.,
  • Kennecott Copper Corporation -- Biography.,
  • Copper mines and mining -- Alaska -- Kennicott -- History -- 20th century.,
  • Pioneers -- Alaska -- Kennicott -- Biography.,
  • Kennicott (Alaska) -- History.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 86-87).

Statementby Elizabeth A. Tower.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsF914.K37 T69 1990
The Physical Object
Pagination88 p. :
Number of Pages88
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1305461M
LC Control Number92172917

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