|Description:||Ms. Seven generic geographic names taken from the Journal of the Wanderings and Travels of the Non-commissioned Officer of the Mining Corps Dmitrei Tarkhanov, Who was Among the Fur Hunters of the Russian American Mainland Company of Messrs. Shelekov and Golikov and their Comrades, from October 31, 1794, to June 17, 1798.
f.1 A Russian language version of Tarkhanov's journal
f.2 Tarkhanov's journal- Grinyov- articles, 1987, 1988; translations. The folder includes several articles by Grinov on Tarkhanov's journals and related correspondence
f.3 Tarkhanov's journals- Krauss' annotations and notes- place names
f.4 Tarkhanov- Fafurin- Saltykov- Hallamaa- translation, 1999-2001. Dmitrii Tarkhanov was a Russian geologist dispatched to Alaska to explore for useful minerals and ores. Instead, Baranov, manager of the Golikov/Shelikov Company for the Kodiak area, who planned expansion to the mainland and specifically into Tlingit territory, used him as an ordinary laborer, and gave him as hostage to the Yakutat Tlingit. But Baranov also gave Tarkhanov the task of making geographic, economic, and ethnographic observations. When the opportunity arose, Tarkhanov traveled with the Tlingit, Eyak, and others to the Copper River and into Upper Ahtna territory. He closely interacted with the Yakutat Tlingit, the Eyak, the Alutiit, Chugach and several tribes inhabiting middle and upper Copper River areas. [historical information taken from the editor's forward in the folder]
The folder contains a Russian version of the journal, an English translation, correspondence relating to the journals and the translation, with a special focus on place names mentioned in the journal. The e-mail correspondence is between Michael Krauss and Panu Hallamaa, who seems to have made the translation.
Grinev, A. V. (Andrei Val’terovich) (annotator)
Krauss, Michael E. (annotator)
Tarkhanov, Dmitrii (author)
Hallamaa, Panu (translator)
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