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Record #167297:

Man of a thousand names / Kaylene Johnson.

Title: Man of a thousand names / Kaylene Johnson.
Author(s): Johnson, Kaylene.
Date: 2003.
In: Alaska. (2003.), Vol. 69(8) (2003)
Abstract: Describes work of Donald Orth in creating "Dictionary of Alaska Place Names", 36 years old and 1000 pages long. He developed own devices for transcribing Athabascan and Inuit names. Introduction describes explorations and adventurers whose names are preserved. Insert by Joan Antonson explains policy determining official names - here Alaska Historical Commission.
Notes:

Alaska. Vol. 69(8) :44-47, 65 (2003).

Keywords: 801.311 -- Place-names.
S -- Literature and Language.
(*3) -- Arctic regions.
(*49) -- Alaska.
SPRI record no.: 167297

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