Richard A Pierce
Arrivals and Departures at the Port of Sitka
The Accounts of Captain Edward Belcher and Midshipman Francis Guillemard Simpkinson
Part I: Novo-Arkhangel'sk
Richard Austin Pierce (July 26, 1918, Manteca, California – September 14, 2004, Kingston, Ontario) was an American historian and publisher who specialized in the Russian era of Alaska's history. He was involved in the publishing of more than 60 volumes on Alaska's history, in the capacity of author, translator, editor, and publisher, and was considered one of the foremost authorities on Russian America.