Kay Sloan

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This article is adapted from a book by the two authors, Looking Far North: The Harriman Expedition to Alaska, 1899 , soon to be published by the Viking Press. William H. Goetzmann is a writer and historian, and Kay Sloan teaches at the University of Texas in Austin.

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June/july 1982

Was it science, sport, or the prospect of a round-the-world railroad that sent the tycoon off on his costly Alaskan excursion?