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Early Books About the Yukon and/or the Klondike Gold Fields


Report on an exploration in the Yukon district, N.W.T., and adjacent northern portion of British Columbia
Written by George M. Dawson and R. G. McConnell, published in 1887, with an expanded edition published in 1898.

The Stikine River Route to the Klondike Gold Fields, 1897
This extremely detailed report on the route by Arthur St. Cyr, D.L.S., took up 29 pages in the Annual Report of the Department of the Interior for 1897.

Klondyke Nuggets
Subtitled "being a brief description of the newly discovered gold regions of the North West Territories and Alaska", this 96-page book written under the name of Joseph Ladue was published in September 1897.

Klondyke Facts
Subtitled "being a complete guide book to the gold regions of the great Canadian Northwest Territories and Alaska", this 224-page book written under the name of Joseph Ladue was published in October 1897.

A Mile of Gold: Strange Adventures on the Yukon
By William M. Stanley - 261 pages, published in 1898.