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Author Adams, Eilean, 1923-

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

Imprint Logan : Utah State University Press, ©2001.
Publication Info. ©2001


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Description 1 online resource (220 pages) : illustrations, maps
text txt rdacontent
computer c rdamedia
online resource cr rdacarrier
data file
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 209-217) and index.
Note Print version record.
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.
Access Use copy Restrictions unspecified star MiAaHDL
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. [Place of publication not identified] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
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. MiAaHDL
Processing Action digitized 2010 HathiTrust Digital Library committed to preserve pda MiAaHDL
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.
Language English.
Subject White, James, 1837-1927 -- Travel -- Colorado River (Colo.-Mexico)
White, James, 1837-1927 -- Travel -- Arizona -- Grand Canyon.
White, James, 1837-1927 -- Travel -- Arizona -- Grand Canyon.
White, James, 1837-1927 -- Travel -- Colorado River (Colo.-Mexico)
White, James, 1837-1927. (OCoLC)fst00164887
Colorado River (Colo.-Mexico) -- Discovery and exploration.
Colorado River (Colo.-Mexico) -- Description and travel.
Grand Canyon (Ariz.) -- Discovery and exploration.
Grand Canyon (Ariz.) -- Description and travel.
Gold miners -- Colorado -- Biography.
Colorado (Col.-Mexique : Fleuve) -- Découverte et exploration.
Colorado (Col.-Mexique : Fleuve) -- Descriptions et voyages.
Grand Canyon (Ariz.) -- Découverte et exploration.
Grand Canyon (Ariz.) -- Descriptions et voyages.
TRAVEL -- Museums, Tours, Points of Interest.
TRAVEL -- Hikes & Walks.
TRAVEL -- Budget.
TRAVEL -- Special Interest -- Ecotourism.
TRAVEL -- Parks & Campgrounds.
TRAVEL -- Reference.
TRAVEL -- Road Travel.
TRAVEL -- Special Interest -- Adventure.
HISTORY -- United States -- 19th Century.
Discoveries in geography. (OCoLC)fst00894950
Gold miners. (OCoLC)fst00944463
Travel. (OCoLC)fst01155558
Arizona -- Grand Canyon. (OCoLC)fst01240455
Colorado. (OCoLC)fst01210251
North America -- Colorado River. (OCoLC)fst01240026
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Biographies. (OCoLC)fst01919896
Other Form: Print version: Adams, Eilean, 1923- Hell or high water. Logan : Utah State University Press, ©2001 0874214262 (DLC) 2001004262 (OCoLC)47705954
ISBN 0874214653 (electronic bk.)
9780874214659 (electronic bk.)
0874214262 (cloth ; alk. paper)
9780874214260 (cloth ; alk. paper)
0874214254 (pbk.)
9780874214253 (pbk.)
Standard No. AU@ 000051369734
AU@ 000055603697
DEBSZ 430377894
GBVCP 1008648027

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