Schrader, Frank C.
Army Officers on steamer Valencia, departing Seattle 4/7/98, Seattle P-I 4/8/98 & Seattle Times, 4/8/98; Arrived in Alaska, April 1898, C1900; Lt. Lowe, Schrader, and Marlowe returned from trip along coast (to Orca), Schrader said Bjornstad &Halliard’s samples were gold, MB-D, 5/20/98; Abercrombie and Schrader go to bay right around Potato Pt. [Sawmill Bay] where gold is washed, MB-D, 7/21/98; With Capt. Abercrombie’s party leaving Valdez for interior, MB-D, 8/5/98; goes with Hallett on exploring trip, MB-D 8/8/98; “Capt. intends to stay away longer than intended at first. We [Bjornstad and rest of Copper River Exploring Party] will probably not see him for a month. Schrader is going to take charge when he comes.” MB-D, 8/24/98; Arrives at the Copper River Camp, takes charge of party, MB-D, 8/29/98; Wrecked on Tonsina, loses Hazelets samples, Hazelet Diary, 9/26/98; in charge of expedition to explore and map Copper River District, Glenn and Abercrombie, p. 566, Report in same; Bjornstad, Garrett, Archer, Gardner, Hallett, Koehler, Bence, Kahill, Mahlo, MacFarland in party led by Schrader going from Copper Center to Taral to Valdez, grueling trip, MB-D, 8/29/98 to 10/18/98; Started to rain and I have no tent here, so I am prepared for a bad night. We all feel the effects of Schrader’s bad management and the feeling towards him is mean and he’s bitter, MB-D, 9/26/98; Abercrombie praises his work and requests that he be appointed to the 1899 work on the All American Trail through Central Alaska. Letter, to Hon. G.D. Meiklejohn, Assist. Secretary of War, 2/10/1899; NARA RG 107, Entry 80;
In Valdez between 6/11/1900-6/26/1900, C1900;