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Memoirs of Jeremiah Curtin

Author: Jeremiah Curtin; Alma M Cardell Curtin, Mrs.; Joseph Schafer
Publisher: Madison, [Wis.] : The State Historical Society of Wisconsin, 1940.
Series: Publications of the State Historical Society of Wisconsin., Wisconsin biography series ;, v. II.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Curtin, Jeremiah, 1835-1906.
Memoirs of Jeremiah Curtin.
Madison, The State Historical Society of Wisconsin, 1940
(OCoLC)558593668
Named Person: Jeremiah Curtin; Jeremiah (1835-1906) Curtin; Jeremiah Curtin
Material Type: Biography, Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jeremiah Curtin; Alma M Cardell Curtin, Mrs.; Joseph Schafer
OCLC Number: 2274318
Notes: Series title in part at head of t.p.
"Except as to spelling, and to some extent punctuation and paragraphing, the text is left precisely as the Curtins, husband and wife, wrote it."--Preface.
"Paid for out of the income of the George B. Burrows Fund."
Description: ix pages, 1 leaf, 925 pages : frontispiece, portraits ; 22 cm.
Contents: Early years --
College life --
A New York interlude --
Introduction to Russia --
A Moscow banquet --
Fox's visit to Russia --
Adventures in the Caucasus --
Trouble with Clay --
A secretary on vacation --
Business and travel --
Marriage and return to Russia --
The Caucasus again --
With John Fiske in London --
Caucasian timber and scenery --
A letter from Fiske --
War forces changes --
Ethnology : Seneca studies --
In the Indian Territory --
California : Wintu myths --
A winter in Oregon (1884-85) --
Modocs and Klamaths : Wintu --
A quiet interval --
First visit to Ireland (1887) --
Discovers Sienkiewicz --
California again (1888) --
Study and sickness --
The second Irish period (1891-93) --
Scotch Gaelic --
A tour of Italy (1894) --
With Charles A. Dana --
Mexico : a bullfight --
Aztec monuments --
The Guatemala adventure begins (1896) --
Delays and difficulties --
Hunting for the modern Mayas --
Multiplied distractions --
The elusive Lacandones --
The expedition fails --
Europe and Sienkiewicz --
Excursion in Poland and Russia --
An American interlude --
A new European travelogue --
Egypt and the Nile (1899) --
Visit to the Holy Land --
Sojourn in Wales and Ireland --
An interview with Tolstoi --
A world tour begun --
Siberia, Japan and China --
Home and away (1901) --
Seeing northern North America --
Sojourn with Sienkiewicz --
The Balkans visited (1903-04) --
All voyaging concluded.
Series Title: Publications of the State Historical Society of Wisconsin., Wisconsin biography series ;, v. II.
Responsibility: edited with notes and introduction by Joseph Schafer.

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