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Author Adams, Eilean, 1923-
Title Hell or high water : James White's disputed passage through Grand Canyon, 1867 / Eilean Adams.
Imprint Logan : Utah State University Press, 2001.

Author Adams, Eilean, 1923-
Subject White, James, 1837-1927 -- Travel -- Colorado River (Colo.-Mexico)
White, James, 1837-1927 -- Travel -- Arizona -- Grand Canyon.
Gold miners -- Colorado -- Biography.
Colorado River (Colo.-Mexico) -- Discovery and exploration.
Colorado River (Colo.-Mexico) -- Description and travel.
Grand Canyon (Ariz.) -- Discovery and exploration.
Grand Canyon (Ariz.) -- Description and travel.
Description 1 online resource (220 pages) : illustrations, maps
polychrome rdacc
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 209-217) and index.
Note Print version record.
Summary Although John Wesley Powell and party are usually given credit for the first river descent through the Grand Canyon, the ghost of James White has haunted those claims. White was a Colorado prospector, who, almost two years before Powell's journey, washed up on a makeshift raft at Callville, Nevada.
Access Use copy Restrictions unspecified star
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. [Place of publication not identified] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010.
System Details Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Note digitized 2010 HathiTrust Digital Library committed to preserve pda
Contents List of Illustrations; Introduction; Prologue; 1 Callville; 2 Who Was James White?; 3 White's War; 4 The Road to Gold; 5 The Rescue; 6 Downriver Crier; 7 The News Spreads East; 8 General Palmer and the Railroad Survey; 9 Dr. Parry's Report; 10 Major Calhoun's Version; 11 Major Powell; 12 On the Road Again; 13 Powell's Conquest of the Grand Canyon; 14 Enter Robert Brewster Stanton; 15 Senate Document No. 42; 16 Battle of The Trail; 17 The White Family and Dock Marston; 18 Grand Canyon History: Discoveries and Rediscoveries; 19 Bob Euler and Square One; 20 In James White's Footsteps.
Note English.
ISBN 0874214653 (electronic bk.)
9780874214659 (electronic bk.)
0874214262 (cloth ; alk. paper)
9780874214260 (cloth ; alk. paper)
0874214254 (pbk.)
9780874214253 (pbk.)
OCLC # 52094406
Additional Format Print version: Adams, Eilean, 1923- Hell or high water. Logan : Utah State University Press, 2001 0874214262 (DLC) 2001004262 (OCoLC)47705954