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HARRY W. AND NORMA J. HOYT FAMILY. Papers; 1908-1989. 3 cu. ft.

Harry William Hoyt was born in Rochester, New York, in 1897. He came to Alaska in 1907 with his parents, Charles and Kitty Hoyt, and brother Raymond Hoyt. His family owned and operated the Gulkana Road House on the Richardson Highway. He worked as a master mechanic for the Alaska Road Commission from 1917 to 1936. He married Norma Jordet in 1934, and they had one son, Harold W. Hoyt, born in 1939. The couple moved to Anchorage in 1936, where they owned and operated Hoyt Motor Company until 1962. Harry Hoyt was also an active member of the local Anchorage Masons, Shriners and Elks clubs. He died in Fairbanks in 1977. Norma Jordet Hoyt was born in Mayville, North Dakota, in 1901. She graduated from Mayville State Teacher's College and taught in Nome, North Dakota, before moving to Fairbanks in 1931 to teach second grade. For three years she taught school in the winters and worked at Mount McKinley National Park in the summers before her marriage. After moving to Anchorage, she worked for ten years at Hoyt Motor Company. Norma Hoyt traveled the world extensively and was an avid collector, amassing a large collection of Alaskana books, which she donated to the Loussac Public Library. Her public service activities included representing Alaska on the National Trust for Historical Preservation, membership on the Anchorage Fine Arts Commission, and service as a trustee of Sheldon Jackson College in Sitka. Norma Hoyt died in Anchorage in 1989.

The collection consists of the family papers and photographs of the Harry and Norma Hoyt Family. The collection contains: Norma Hoyt's letters, biographical materials, and miscellaneous family papers (1930-1989); Norma Hoyt's journals (1932-1987); 1496 black and white photographs (1908-1943); 65 tourist photo post cards; and 2,322 color photographic slides (1938-1983). Norma Hoyt's letters include those she wrote to family from Fairbanks and Mount McKinley National Parks, and later during some of her many travels. Included with the photographs are xerographic copies of several original family photograph albums. Subjects of the photographs include: the Hoyt and Jordet families; the Gulkana Road House, the fox farm there, and area scenery; a potato farm in Gakona; fur trappers; wildlife and hunting; early automobiles; Valdez; Fairbanks; Mount McKinley National Park; Will Rogers and Wiley Post in Anchorage (Aug. 1935); Anchorage; and Hoyt Motor Company. Subjects of the color slides include: the Anchorage Fur Rendezvous; Alaskan highways; the villages of Point Hope, Kiana, Huslia, St. Paul, Wainwright, and Wales in western Alaska; King's Lake Camp in Wasilla; Sitka and Sheldon Jackson College; the 1964 Alaska Earthquake in Anchorage; Korea; and various national parks and monuments.
The collection was presented to the archives by Harold W. Hoyt in 2007. A deed of gift was signed in 2007.

HMC-0988
JAS (1/2008)

Box and Folder List:

Box 1

Series 1. Letters and Miscellaneous Papers; 1930-1989.
1. Norma Hoyt letters to family; 1930-1935, 1938, 1939.
2. Norma Hoyt letters to family; undated, 1941-1952, 1955, 1956, 1958, 1960, 1962, 1964, 1968, 1971.
3. Letters to Norma Hoyt from friends and family; 1934, 1938, 1947, 1956, 1957, 1961, 1966, 1967, 1983, 1987.
4. War Department, Office of Engineers, Construction Division, Real Estate Branch: Notice of Acceptance of Option for Purchase of Land; May 6, 1943 (Land purchased from Harry and Norma Hoyt for extension of Fort Richardson).
5. Excerpts from Henrietta Spachs diary; Mar.-Sep. 1940 (friend of Norma Hoyt).
6. Biographical materials; undated, 1932, 1977, 1989 (biographical sketches, obituaries, etc.).
7. Miscellaneous papers; undated, 1952, 1953, 1956 (includes 4 color photographs, 3.5 X 5 inch and 1 b&w photo post card, 3.5 X 5.5 inch).

Series 2. Norma J. Hoyt Journals; 1932, 1939, 1947-1987.
1.
Journal; May 26-Aug. 12, 1932 (copy).
2. Journal; Jan.-Mar. 1939.
3. Journal; 1947-1948.
4. Journal; 1953.
-Trip to the presidential inaugural in Washington D.C., South Africa, Egypt and Europe.
5. Journal; 1954.
6. Journal; 1955.
7. Journal; 1956.
-Round-the-World trip.
8. Calendar; 1957
9. Journal; 1958.
10. Journal; 1959.
11. Journal; 1960.
-Trip to Europe and Russia.
12. Journal; 1961.
13. Journal; 1962.
-Trip to Australia, New Zealand, East Asia, and Mexico.
14. Journal; 1963.
15. Journal; 1964.
-Trip to South America, Europe, and Africa.
16. Journal; 1965.
17. Journal; 1966.
-Trip to Hong Kong, India, Iran, Jordan, Turkey, and Europe.
18. Journal; 1967.
19. Journal; 1968.
20. Journal; 1969.
21. Journal; 1970.
-Trip to Russia.
22. Journal; 1971.
-Trip to Spain, Portugal and Morocco.
23. Journal; 1972.
24. Journal; 1973.
25. Journal; 1974.
26. Journal; 1975.
27. Journal; 1976.
28. Journal; 1977.
29. Journal; 1978.
-Trip to Australia, New Zealand and South Sea Islands.
30. Journal; 1979.
-Trips to China, Greenland and Iceland.
31. Journal; 1980.
32. Journal; 1981.
-Trip to Great Britain.
33. Appointment book with calendar; 1981.
34. Journal; 1982.
35. Journal; 1983.
36. Journal; 1984.
37. Journal; 1985.
38. Journal; 1986.
39. Journal; 1987.

Series 3. Photographs; 1908-1943 (1496 b&w prints; 65 color and b&w photo post cards).
1. Xerographic copy of Album 1; undated, 1908-1910, 1933 (94 pages).
2. Xerographic copy of Album 2; undated, 1915, 1918, 1930 (38 pages).
3. Xerographic copy of Album 3; undated, 1908 (41 pages).
4. Xerographic copy of Album 4; undated, 1935 (20 pages).
5. Xerographic copy of Album 5; undated, 1918, 1920, 1925, 1927, 1931 (99 pages).
6. Xerographic copy of Album 6; undated 1930-1937 (103 pages).
7. Newspaper clippings from Album 6; 1931-1932.
8. Memorabilia from Album 6; undated, 1931-1933.
9. Other clippings from Album 6; undated
10. Xerographic copy of Album 7; undated, 1930, 1932, 1937 (47 pages).
11. Clippings and brochures from Album 7; undated
12. Xerographic copy of Album 8; undated, 1933-1943 (67 pages).
13. Xerographic copy of Album 9; 1917 (16 pages).

Box 2 (Album 1)

Note: Photograph numbers within albums correspond to their location in the original album. For instance, photograph number 11b would be the second photograph on the eleventh page of an album. Only photographs with significant descriptions are listed.

14. Prints from Album 1; undated, 1908-1910, 1933 (109 prints).
Hoyt Family photographs: Charles, Kitty, Raymond and Harry Hoyt, Gulkana and Gakona areas, fox farm, fur trappers, Alaska Native peoples, and wildlife.

6. "Gakona Indians & white folks" Group of people standing next to log cabin (3.75 X 4.75 inch).
9. "Mary McCrarey" Woman holding fox kit with gloves at fox farm (3.5 X 5.75 inch).
10. "Indian graves" Indian blankets hung over grave sites (3.25 X 3 inch).
11a. "The Hoyts and their catch." Raymond and Harry Hoyt with string of fish in front of log cabin (3 X 3.25 inch).
11b. Nastertiums" Flower along garden fence (3 X 3 inch).
12. "Harry" Young Harry Hoyt carrying rifle (2.75 X 3.25 inch).
13a. "Old Jack" Boy mounted bareback on mule with tent at right (3.25 X 3.25 inch).
13b. "Ferrying 1908" Two men and boy on ferry boat on river (3.25 X 3.25 inch).
14. Distant view of town of Gulkana from across river (3.75 X 4.75 inch).
15. "Siwash Nelly" Native woman with log cabin in background (3 X 5 inch).
16. "Brake-up 1909 Gulkana River" (3.25 X 3.25 inch).
17. Woman and dog next to Overland Roadhouse (3.25 X 3.5 inch).
18. "Farmer John & his spuds 1910" Man and Harry Hoyt holding potato plants at edge of field at Gakona (3.5 X 5.75 inch).
19. "Tommy Hyke" Man holding furs (2.75 X 4.5 inch).
20. "Summer time Gakona" Raymond Hoyt holding potato plants in field (3.5 X 5.75 inch).
22. "Harry at Gakona 1910" Harry Hoyt standing in potato field (3.5 X 5.75 inch).
23. "Tommy Hyke" Man and girl standing next to automobile loaded with furs (2.75 X 4.5 inch).
24. "Gulkana Roadhouse" Interior scene (3.25 X 5.5 inch).
28. "Visitors at Gakona Ranch Summer 1910" Color tinted print of Kitty and Harry Hoyt with woman in potato field (3.25 X 5.5 inch).
29a. "1200 sheep crossing Gulkana River" (3 X 3.25 inch).
29b. "Ferry boat at Gulkana" Same people at 13b (3.5 X 3.5 inch).
31a. "Harry and his Teddy Bear" Harry Hoyt playing with large bear cub near river (3 X 5.25 inch).
31b. "Kitty Hoyt. The lady of the house" Kitty Hoyt and dog outside door of house (3 X 5.25 inch).
32. "A three weeks catch" Nelson McCrarey, woman and girl standing next to automobile loaded with furs (2.75 X 4.5 inch).
33a. "Old water wheel" Metal wheel on river (3.25 X 3.25 inch).
33b. "Sheep crossing Gulkana" Sheep on ferry raft (2.25 X 3.25 inch).
33c. "Playing with the 'Teddies'" Woman and boy playing with two small bear cubs (3 X 3.75 inch).
35a. "Kids & their pets" Raymond and Harry Hoyt with duck decoys (3.25 X 4 inch).
35b. "Boxing" Two bear cubs wrestling on riverbank (3.25 X 5.25 inch).
37a. "Cutting ice" Men with horse cutting and hauling ice from river (3.25 X 3.25 inch).
38. "Nelson McCrarey" Man in fur hat holding furs (2.75 X 4.5 inch).
39a. "Jean & Dutch" Man and native woman with baby near cabin (cyanotype, 2.25 X 3.5 inch).
39b. "Harry & his first mallards" Harry Hoyt carrying rifle and two ducks in front of wood pile (3 X 3.25 inch).
39c. "Bound for Fairbanks" Cattle herd (2. 3.25 inch).
41. "Teddy Brown Bear" Boy playing with bear cub (4.25 X 6.5 inch).
43. "Billy Bear" Bear cub chained to shelter (4 X 6.5 inch).
44. "Season's Greetings, Ray Hoyt, McKinley Park, Alaska" Color tinted photo greeting card of country road (3.5 X 4.75 inch).
45. "Gulkana Natives" Group photo of native men, women and children in winter clothing (3.25 X 5.5 inch).
47a. "Me & him" Kitty Hoyt with son Harry at partially constructed log cabin site (3.5 X 3.5 inch).
47b. "Supper time for the Bears" Boy feeding two bear cubs near log cabin (3 X 4.25 inch).
49a. "The Hoyt family less father" Kitty Hoyt and sons Raymond and Harry in winter clothing (3.5 X 3.5 inch).
49b. "'Up a tree' Teddy" Bear cub climbing pole (3.25 X 3.75 inch).
50a. "Summer 1909" Large vegetable garden (3.5 X 3.5 inch).
50b. "Meal time" Harry and Raymond Hoyt and three dogs (3.25 X 3.5 inch).
52c. "Gakona farm" Two men and woman at fence of vegetable field (3 X 5.25 inch)."
61. "Kenney Lake" Ducks in lake (3.25 X 5.5 inch).
62. "Captain Barnette & party" Group of five men on horseback (3.25 X 5.5 inch).
63. "Fairbankers en route to Seattle, Gulkana" Six men on horseback crossing wooden bridge over river (3.25 X 5.5 inch).
64. "McKinley Park 1933" Fox eating from plate (3.5 X 4.5 inch).
65. "A Silver Black Fox" Fox standing on roof of shelter at fox farm (3 X 3.75 inch).
66 "On the Way to the Summit" Pack train using sleds and horses; Cantwell photo (post card, 3.5 X 5.5 inch).
69. "Gakona" distant view of town in winter (3.75 X 4.5 inch).
71. "Copper Center Hotel, our new home, John McCrarey" (3.25 X 5.5 inch).
73. "The American Car at Valdez, Alaska, Just Before Its Departure on the Bertha, Apr. 9-08." P. S. Hunt photo, No. G1824 (3.5 X 4.75 inch).
75. "Telegraph Station Gulkana" (3.5 X 4.75 inch).
77. "Ketchikan, Alas." Distant view of town from water (3.25 X 5.5 inch).
79. "Nozing over on landing of maiden trip, Detroiter." Several men watching wrecked airplane (3.5 X 5.75 inch).
84. "Tommy Hyke" Trapper holding live silver fox standing next to snowshoes (2.75 X 4.5 inch).
85. "The ice on the lake is broken up by the earthquade" Man with rifle stradding crevasse in field; Carter and Weimer Photo (3.5 X 5.75 inch).
86. "80 Mile Rich. Hwy. Tonsina Roadhouse" (3.5 X 5.5 inch).

15. Prints from Album 2; undated, 1915, 1918, 1930 (103 b&w prints).
Primarily Raymond Hoyt photographs at Gulkana area: river, town, fox farm, wildlife, automobiles, pack animals, wagons, sleds, and hunting.

18b. "Breakup, Gulkana River Mar. 16, 1918" Bridge in background (2.25 X 5.25 inch).
20c. "Aug. 18-15. Dear Lady Hoyt- What do you think of my flowers. I think they are great…May N." Woman and flower bed in front of log house (3.25 X 5.5 inch).
22b. Clean up on Tacoma claim" Two men working at sluice (3 X 5.25 inch).
24b. Graf Zeppelin over Fairbanks 1930, Fairbanks Studio." (2.25 X 3 inch).
28. Valdez dock scene (6.5 X 8.5 inch).
29a. President Warren G. Harding and wife riding in automobile in parade (post card, 3.5 X 5.5 inch).
29b. "Court Hse. Lawn-Valdez Alaska" Military band at outdoor concert (4.25 X 6.5 inch).
30. Automobile in Fourth of July parade (6.5 X 8.5 inch).
31a & b. "Blue Fox, Clacier Is." (post cards, 3.5 X 5.5 inch).
33b. Two men in doorway of Alaska Road Commission building (3.5 X 5.75 inch).

16. Prints from Album 3; undated, 1908 (127 prints).
Primarily Raymond Hoyt photographs at Gulkana area: river, town, fox farm, wildlife, automobiles, farm, hunting scenes, flowers, horses and wagons, and swimming.

21. "Hoyt's Fox Ranch Gulkana Alaska" (2.75 X 5 inch).
30. "Sheldon. Ashton. Gibson. Sheldon's Auto Stage Co. at Gulkana. Theo. H. Gibson Photo" Three automobiles and drivers on main street of Gulkana (3.25 X 5.5 inch).
35a & b. Large drift mine scenes (3.75 X 4.75 inch).
40. "Alaska Moose. Copyright 1908. By P. S. Hunt, Valdez, Alaska. G2086" Mounted bull moose head (4.75 X 6.75 inch).

Box 3 (Album 2)

17. Prints from Album 4; undated, 1935 (62 prints including 5 cyanotypes).
Hoyt Family photographs: Charles, Kitty, Raymond and Harry Hoyt and Gulkana area scenes.
Includes Raymond Hoyt obituary clipping from 1935.

1b. "Ray Hoyt" Portrait in jacket and cap (2.5 X 3.25 inch).
4b. Woman in fur coat on steps of Hospital of the Good Samaritan, built 1903 (3 X 4 inch).
14c. "An Alaskan 'Teddy' Bear" Boy playing with large bear cub (3 X 5.25 inch).
15c. "Charles Hoyt" Charles Hoyt holding chicken (3.25 X 5.5 inch).
19. Dog sled and team in front of Sourdough Roadhouse (3.25 X 5.5 inch).
20. "Kitty Hoyt" Kitty Hoyt sitting on lake shore (3.25 X 5.5 inch).

18. Prints from Album 5; undated, 1918, 1920, 1925, 1927, 1931 (239 prints).
Hoyt Family photographs: Gulkana area and Ray Hoyt photographs.

1. "G. L. (Buck) Hoyt, Hauling 2200 Lbs. at a Load on the Valdez-Fairbanks Trail. P. S. Hunt. Valdez G154" Dog team and sled in front of houses (6 X 8 inch).
6b. "Gulkana, Alaska" View of town of Gulkan and bridge from across river (3.25 X 5.5 inch).
7. "July 14-1931. Mrs. Patterson, Mrs. Wulff and me" Three women standing below sign at Alaska Road Commission Summit Relief Cabin (post card, 3.5 X 5.5 inch).
8a. "Sheldon. Ashton. Gibson. Sheldon's Auto Stage Co. at Gulkana. Theo. H. Gibson Photo" Three automobiles and drivers on main street of Gulkana (3.25 X 5.5 inch).
9b. "Niagara River, above the falls-taken by my own hand" View toward bridge (3.5 X 3.5 inch).
24a. "Breakup Gulkan River Mar. 16, 1918 (3 X 5 inch).
40. "Setting up Snow King" Three men standing in front of rotary snow plow (3.5 X 5.75 inch).
43c. Woman in fur parka in front of Hospital of the Good Samaritan, built 1903 (3 X 4 inch).
62. "John McCrarey's Team near Dry Creek" Dog team and sled (3.5 X 4.5 inch).
64c. "Dru Park Ave. Bridge, taken New Years day" Bridge over river (3.5 X 3.5 inch).
70b. "44 bales of Native Hay on Nash Quad 1920, R. Hoyt." Raymond Hoyt in fur coat standing next to loaded truck (post card, 3.5 X 5.5 inch).
74a. Two women in winter coats and hats posed with lumber outside the S. Blum & Co. warehouse (3 X 4 inch).
80a. "Aug. 3-1931, J. McGilvrey with the bluejay on his knee" (2.25 X 3.5 inch).
81b. "Slim Williams" Two men and boy sitting on logs (2.75 X 5 inch).
86a. "Ocean City, N.J. July 10, 1931" Man in suit on stair landing (1.75 X 2.5 inch).
88c. "March 1927, Marie and Peggy and yours truly going for a walk on snowshoes, Beach plant" (2.5 X 3.25 inch).

Box 4 (Album 3)

19. Prints from Album 6; undated, 1930-1937 (329 prints, 25 photo greeting cards).
Norma Jordet Hoyt photographs of Fairbanks area and Mount McKinley National Park.

4. "Graf Zeppelin over Fairbanks 1930, Fairbanks Studio." (2.25 X 3 inch).
5a. "The Richardson Trail" Cann Photo (post card, 3.5 X 5.5 inch).
5b. "Tanana Bridge at Nenana?" View from end of railroad bridge (3 X 3.25 inch).
5c. "Richardson Road Near Fairbanks #79" Cann Photo (post card, 3.5 X 5.5 inch).
6a. "Midnight-Sun-Alaska" Cann Studio Fairbanks Photo (4.5 X 6.5 inch).
7d. Big Delta (Tanana)" River ferry on Tanana River at Big Delta (2.5 X 4.25 inch).
8a. "Fairbanks from Airplane" Cann Photo (post card, 3.5 X 5.5 inch).
9b. "Clean up on Placer Gold Mine Fairbanks." Cann Photo (post card, 3 X 5 inch).
9c. "F. E. Co. Siphon. Alaska" Cann Photo (post card, 3.25 X 5.25 inch).
11b. Three women and man posed with Eagle Summit sign (2.75 X 4.5 inch).
12a. "Course of Sun Dec. 21. Fairbanks 20 Min. Intervals" (post card, 3 X 5 inch).
12b. "Midnight Sun Alaska." Multiple exposure; Cann Photo (post card, 3.25 X 5.25 inch).
13b. "Lake Harding" Two men and two women standing on lake shore in winter dress coats (2.5 X 3.5 inch).
14a. "Christmas Greetings from Alaska" Norma Jordet in fur parka (greeting card, 3.75 X 5.75 inch).
15b. "Holiday Greetings from the House of Barrack" House in winter (greeting card, 3.75 X 5.75 inch).
15e. Fox Road and Farm Road signs (2.25 X 4.25 inch).
18a. "Saint Matthew's Episcopal Church - Fairbanks (Midnight)" (post card, 3.25 X 5 inch).
18b. "Circle Hot Springs - Alaska" Cann Fairbanks Photo (post card, 3 X 5 inch).
18c. "Etta and Norma" Norma Jordet and friend in fur coats (3 X 4.5 inch).
28a. "53 below, Febr. 11th 1932, 10 A.M., Fairbanks-Alaska" McIntosh & Bubon Drug Store thermometer; Cann Photo (post card, 3.5 X 5.5 inch).
28b. "59º below, Jan. 28, 1933, Fairbanks, Alaska" McIntosh  & Kubon Drug Store thermometer; Cann Photo (post card, 3.5 X 5.5 inch).
29. "June 21-33 5 P.M. 102º above" McIntosh & Kubon Drug Store thermometer; Cann Photo (post card, 3.5 X 5.5 inch).
33b. "R-Loren Wykoff" Two men with dog sled (2.5 X 3 inch).
34a. Northern Transportation Inc. airplane (2.5 X 3.5 inch).
34c. Steese Highway gateway sign (2.5 X 3.5 inch).
35a. Richardson Highway gateway sign (2.5 X 3.5 inch).
35b. "Eighteen Mile House, Richardson Highway" Cann Photo (post card, 3.5 X 5.5 inch).
35c. "The Moyle-Allan Plane" Clasina Madge Nippon-America airplane (2.5 X 3.5 inch).
38c. Norma dordet at door of American Airways Alaskan Division airplane (2.75 X 4.5 inch).
42a & b. "Fire Dec. 4 '32 (2.5 X 3 inch).
48a. "Joe Sheely takes me for a ride" Dog team and sled (1.75 X 3.75 inch).
49a. Fairbanks Public School building (2.25 X 4 inch).
54. "Pyrola Flower of Alaska" Cann Studio Photo (post card, 3.5 X 5.5 inch).
57b. "Probably Red Grent's Cabin, 1932 (2.5 X 4.25 inch).
57c. "Red Grant & Thelma Hunt, 1932" Man and woman at mine site (2.5 X 3.75 inch).
57d. "Norma Jordet (Hoyt and Red Grant. Copper mine at Mt. Eielson in McKinley Park, 1932 (2.5 X 3.75 inch).
58b. "L. to R. John Bosshea, Joe Quigley, Thelma Hunt, Fannie Quigley, George King. Kantishna 1932" Group photo in front of cabin (2.25 X 4.25 inch).
59c. "Alaska Road Commission Worker" Man and loaded sledge pulled by team of horses (2 X 4.25 inch).
60h. "'Dad' McFarland & Thelma Hunt" (2 X 3.75 inch).
60i "'Dad' McFarland" Older man in U. S. Army uniform (2 X 3.75 inch).
60k. "Norma Jordet (Hoyt)" Dressed in fur trimmed parka (1.75 X 3.75 inch).
66c. Mount McKinley National Park Superintendent's Office Building (2 X 3 inch).
67g. "b. Edmonds (Chris Edmond's son), Elizabeth Edmonds (now Mrs. Thom. Donahue)" Boy and girl with flowers in front of log cabin (2 X 3 inch).
73a. "Season's Greetings from Alaska. Mt. Hayes, Grant H. Pearson, McKinley Park" Mountain scene with tent camp in foreground (greeting card, 4.25 X 5.5 inch).
73b. "Season's Greetings, Grant H. Pearson" Mountain scene of dog team and sleds (greeting card, 4.25 X 5.5 inch).
74b. "Season's Greetings from Leona and Aubrey Houston, Mt. McKinley National Park" Scene with dog team and sled (greeting card, 4.25 X 5.5 inch).
75a. "'Hungry' Alaskan Native Boy. Photo by Ray Hoyt" (3.5 X 5.75 inch).
75b. "Young Alaska Porcupine. Ray Hoyt Photo" (3.5 X 5.75 inch).
76a. "Young Alaska Porcupine. Ray Hoyt Photo" (3.5 X 5.75 inch).
82a. "Petroffe" Man in sweater (3 X 3 inch).
82b. "Taylor" Man in sweater (3 X 3 inch).
84a. "Christmas Greetings from Alaska. Grant H. Pearson" Mountain scene with climbers on glacier (greeting card, 4 X 5.75 inch).
87a. "Christmas Greetings, Mr. and Mrs. F. W. Hunt (greeting card, 4 X 6 inch).
89a. "Seasons Greeting T. W. Mommsen" Moose crossing road (greeting card, 3.25 X 4.75 inch).
89b. "Leona and 'Sam' Houston" Dall sheep, 1937 (greeting card, 3 X 4.75 inch).
90a. "Seasons Greeting, Walter Brown" Sydney Lawrence winter scene painting (greeting card, 4 X 5 inch).
90b. "Seasons Greeting, Hewitt's Photo Shop" Snow covered cabin (greeting card, 3.5 X 4.5 inch).
90c. "Northland Greetings, Vera and Don Peterson." Winter river scene (greeting card, 3 X 4.5 inch).
91a. "Season of 1937-1938, Mr. and Mrs. Charles E. Taylor" Winter woodland scene (greeting card, 3.5 X 5 inch).

Box 5 (Album 4)

20. Prints from Album 7; undated, 1930, 1932, 1937 (168 prints).
Primarily Mount McKinley National Park photographs: park buildings and camps, park road, bridges, road construction, and wildlife.

1a. Man and automobile below log gateway to Mount McKinley National Park (3.5 X 4.5 inch).
2a. "Mt. McKinley Alaska 20,360 Feet" Cann Photo (post card, 3.5 X 5.5 inch).
5c. "Lake Chenan at Chitina." (3.25 X 5.5 inch).
6a. Alaska Road Commission office and garage buildings at McKinley Park Station (3.25 X 4.25 inch).
6c. Alaska Road Commission office and garage buildings at McKinley Park Station (3 X 4.25 inch).
8a. "McKinley Park-Alaska-July 8-1932-Caribou" (3 X 5.25 inch).
8b. "McKinley Park - Moose near Mile 32. June 12-1932" (3 X 525 inch).
13b. Savage River Camp (3.25 X 4.25 inch).
20. "Mt. McKinley National Park, Alaska. Be pleasant every morning until ten o clock. The rest of the day will take care of itself. Mt. McKinley Tourist and Transportation Co. Wm. Hunter" Dog (post card, 3.5 X 5.5 inch).
21b. "Moreno Roadhouse - McKinley Park, Alaska" (3.5 X 5.75 inch).
33a & b. "Wild Life - McKinley Park (1930)" Dall sheep on mountainside (3.5 X 5.75 inch).
37a & b. "Young Lalaska Porcupine, Ray Hoyt Photo" (3.25 X 5.75 inch).
38a & b. "Caribou near Fairbanks, Alaska." (3.25 X 5.75 inch).
42a. Norma Hoyt carrying buckets filled with blueberries (2.75 X 4 inch).
43a. Mount McKinley view; Sydney Lawrence Photo, 1920 (post card, 3.25 X 5.25 inch).
43b. "Anchorage, Alaska, A.P.S. Co. #3" Three panoramic views of city (post card, 3.25 X 5 inch).
44d. McKinley Park Station in winter (2.25 X 3.5 inch).
47c. Herman Lerdahl Flying Service airplane (2 X 4.25 inch).
47e. Park bus (2.25 X 4.25 inch)."
Loose Photographs:
-"Office and garage A. R. C. McKinley National Park Station" (2 different views, 4 X 6 and 3.5 X 5.75 inch).
-"McKinley Park - Looking up Igloo Creek - Mile 37.8 (1930)" Dall sheep on road (3.5 X 5.75 inch).
- Pack train of horses crossing under log gateway of park (2 different views, 3.5 X 5.75 inch).
-"Morino Roadhouse, Mt. McKinley National Park Station, Alaska" (3.5 X 5.75 inch).
-Dall sheep (2 different views, color tinted, 8 X 10 inch).
-"Horseshoe Lake. McKinley National Park. Hoyt Photo." (color tinted, 8 X 10 inch).

21. Prints from Album 8; undated, 1933-1943 (201 prints).
Hoyt Family Photos: Norma and Harry Hoyt wedding, Niagara Falls, Washington, D.C., Mount McKinley National Park.

1a. "October 14, 1934" Alice Carlson, Norma Hoyt and Harry Hoyt after wedding (3.5 X 4.75 inch).
1b. Norma and Harry Hoyt after wedding (3 X 4.5 inch).
2a. Alice Carlson and Norma Hoyt after wedding (3.5 X 4.75 inch).
2b. Norma and Harry Hoyt between older man and woman after wedding (3.5 X 4.75 inch).
3a. Alice Carlson and Norma Hoyt after wedding (2 X 3.75 inch).
3b. Group photo of Norma Hoyt with three young women (3.5 X 4.75 inch)."
3c. Cut-out photographs of Norma and Harry Hoyt on top of wedding cake (3.5 X 4.75 inch).
4a. Norma Hoyt standing next to The King's Highway 3 Ontario sign (3.5 X 4.75 inch).
22b. Man in suit and cap standing in front of the Hoyt Grocery (3.5 X 5.75 inch).
23a. Hoyt Grocery building (3.5 X 5.75 inch).
24a. Hoyt Grocery building (3.25 X 5.5 inch).
34b. "Maurice Moreno" Man in overcoat and hat carrying suitcase with automobile in background (2.75 X 4.5 inch).
34c. "George & Dorothy Lingo" Couple standing on stoop outside tent (2.75 X 4.5 inch).
36d. "L. to R. Dorothy Young Pattison, Norma Hoyt and Rosamond Weller" Group photo (2.75 X 3 inch).
37b. "Orville Jordet" Group photo next to Cordova Air airplane. Orville Jordet standing third from left (2.75 X 4.5 inch).
40a. "Will Rogers (Anchorage) Aug. 1935" (3.5 X 4.5 inch).
40b. "Wiley Post (Anchorage) Aug. 1935" (3.5 X 4.5 inch).
41a. Will Rogers in Anchorage Aug. 1935" (3.5 X 4.5 inch).
41b. "Joe Crosson brought Rogers & Post to Anchorage for a visit on Aug. 13, '35" Twin engine aircraft (3 X 4 inch).
42. "Colonists Home in the Valley" Hewitt's Photo Shop Anchorage (post card, 3.5 X 5.5 inch).
49a & b. Airplane crash landed on Cook Inlet, Feb. 2, 1936 (2 different views, 4 X 4.25 inch).
51c. "Bartlett Glacier, Ak. R.R. abt. 40 miles north of Seward" View with railroad bridge in foreground (3 X 4 inch).
52a. Rotary snow plow tractor on Willow Creek Road 11 miles to Gold Bullion (3 X 4.5 inch).
52b-d. Snogo rotary snow plow at work (3 different views, 3 X 4.25 inch).
55a. "East Fork of the McKinley River" Bridge over river (3 X 4 inch).
56f. "Pat Bowker James" Woman dressed in grass skirt (1.25 X 4 inch).
57e. "Inside Hoyt Motor Co." (2.25 X 4 inch).
58a. Parade float for Fairbanks Ice Carnival near Fairview Hotel; Cann's Studio, Inc. Fairbanks, Alaska (post card, 3 X 5 inch).
58b. Royalty seated on throwns at Fairbanks Ice Carnival; Cann's Studio, Inc. Fairbanks, Alaska (post card, 2.5 X 5 inch).
59b. Throwns, ice sculptures at Fairbanks Ice Carnival; Cann's Studio, Inc. Fairbanks, Alaska (post card, 2.5 X 4.5 inch).
60a. Hoyt Motor Co. parade float on truck (2.25 X 4 inch).
60c. Hoyt Motor Co. parade float on truck (2.75 X 4.5 inch).
60e. Hoyt Motor Co. parade float on Truck (2.25 X 4 inch).
62a. "June 18, 1938, Seattle in the Evanson Garden" (2.75 X 3.75 inch).
63b. "Hoyts Make Your Car Troubles Far Lighter Than Bubbles" Parade float with balloons, Anchorage (2.5 X 3.5 inch).
64b. "Harry, Norma, Orville, Ivan Felton, Ellis Crawford, Ted Shepherd" Group photograph (2.75 X 4.5 inch).
64d. "Charles Jordet, Harold Hoyt, summer 1943. Produce from our Garden (beets & carrots) to right are gladiola" Two young boys sitting on doorstep (2.75 X 4.5 inch).
65. "Presbyterian Church, 5th & L 1934" (3.5 X 4.5 inch).
66a. Crowd of people below ski jump (2.25 X 4.25 inch).
66b. 4th Avenue Anchorage scene looking toward city hall (2.5 x 3.5 inch).
67a. Presbyterian Church sign (3.5 X 4.75 inch).

Box 6 (Album 5)

22. Prints from Album 9; 1917 (21 prints).
"A few photos of my pets. Compliments of the Season to You and Yours, C. L. Hoyt."
Photographs of the Hoyt Fox Ranch, including Charles, Raymond and Harry Hoyt.

23. Prints from Album 10; undated (24 prints).
Hoyt Family photographs: Charles, Kitty, Raymond and Harry Hoyt, and Gulkana area.
22. "Mr. Bernard, Nome dog team" 3.5 X 3.5 inch).

24. Prints from Album 11; undated, 1934 (26 prints).
Hoyt Family Photographs including Mount McKinley National Park.

5. "The Wedding Cake, Oct. 14, 1934" Norma and Harry Hoyt's wedding cake (3.5 X 4.5 inch).
6. "Here is the house in which we live." (3.5 X 5 inch).
7. "At San Pedro, Cal. with my uncle." Harry and Norma Hoyt with uncle (2.5 X 3.5 inch).
8. "Our Xmas tree. Note Norma's now suit and Mukluks" Harry and Norma Hoyt standing next to Christmas tree (3.5 X 4.5 inch).
12. Seattle Hotel and Gilson Mercantile Co. building in deep snow (3.5 X 5.75 inch).
15 & 16. "Wild Flowers, Mt. McKinley National Park, Alaska" (3.25 X 4.5 inch).
19. "Wild Mountain Sheep (Ram), Mt. McKinley National Park, Alaska" Dall sheep (3.25 X 4 inch).
21. "Wild Mountain Sheep (Ram), Mt. McKinley National Park, Alaska" Dall sheep (3.25 X 4.5 inch).
22. "Riley Creek Bridge (Mile 348), Mt. McKinley National Park, Alaska" View of train crossing bridge (3.5 X 5.75 inch).
23a. "Wildlife - McKinley Park (1930) Taken from Sable Pass, Toward Igloo Creek. Mt. McKinley National Park" Dall sheep (3.5 X 5.75 inch).
24. "Taken at mile 22" Dall sheep below park road (3.5 X 5.75 inch).
26 & 27. Wrecked Meals Eaglerock Sales Co. airplane (2 different views, 3.5 X 5.75 inch).

25. Loose Photographs; undated, 1919, 1926, 1928, 1932-1936, 1938, 1939 (77 prints).
Hoyt Family Photographs.

-"Jordets at Evanson, Seattle, June 1939 (2.5 X 3.5 inch).
-"Taken Aug. 1938, Seattle, Washington" Group photo of Jordet family (2.5 X 3.5 inch).
-Norma Hoyt in fur parka in Fairbanks (2.5 X 3.5 inch).
-"Norma and I. Isn't she nice? Harry" Harry and Norma Hoyt (3.25 X 4.75 inch).
-Callin, Nash Motor Co. Garage (3.5 X 4.75 inch).
-Hoyt Motor Co. building (3.5 X 4.5 inch).
-Several trucks in front of Hoyt Motor Co. building (3.5 X 4.5 inch).
-"Harry at Cantwell" Harry Hoyt and tractor (2.65 X 4.5 inch).
-Norma Hoyt carrying buckets filled with blueberries (3.5 X 4.75 inch).
-"The bride and groom and attendants" Harry and Norma Hoyt after their wedding (2.75 X 4.5 inch).
-"Alaska Road Commission trucks at Kenny Lake Roadhouse. Harry drove one of these trucks this summer. I think this was taken in 1919 or 1920, H. Hoyt" (3 X 5 inch).
-"After the fire" Wreckage from fire (2 different views, 2.75 X 4.5 inch).
-"Moose Hall" (2.75 X 4.5 inch).
-Group photographs of Norma Hoyt's schoolchildren (3 different, 2.75 X 4.5 inch).
-Norma Hoyt standing in front of school building in Fairbanks (2.75 X 4.5 inch).
-"Dec. 21, 1935 Harry & Norma Palmer 1935" Party in large hall (3.25 X 5 inch).
-"My school room before getting my desks up" (2.75 X 4.5 inch).
-"Main Street, Elba, N.Y." (post card, 3.5 X 5.5 inch).
-"10 choice shins averaged 34 pounds" Man holding up fox skins (3.5 X 5.75 inch).
-"This is our entire shipment for 1926" Fox skins hanging from tree limb (3.5 X 5.75 inch).
-"Kathleen Elizabeth Hoyt Turner Wilkey (Bessie) Hoyt daughter of Lil Whner Hoyt Angerman" Small girl (3.5 X 5.75 inch).
-"Christmas Greetings from Alaska, Norma G. Jordet" Norma Jordet in fur parka in Fairbanks (greeting card, 3.75 X 5.75 inch).
-"C.L. Hoyt and his 11 dog team with load of freight as he travels on the Valdez-Fairbanks Trail." (5 X 6.75 inch).
-"Automobile Race Fairbanks Alaska July 4th" Manger Photo, 1920 (4.5 X 6.5 inch).
-"Reindeer from the Alaska Railroad Mile 521" (6 X 9 inch).
-"Charles Hoyt feeding bear cub from bottle (5.75 X 9 inch).

26. Alaska Photo Post Cards; undated, 1921 (10 prints, 3.5 X 5.5 inch).
-"Winter - Fairbanks Alaska" snow-covered trees; Cann Photo.
-"Frosty Morning" Hoar frost on trees; Cann Photo.
-"Public School Fairbanks, Alaska" Manger Photo; 1921."
-"Gulkana Road House, Richardson Highway" H. W. Steward Photo.
-"Anchorage High School" Robinson Photo, No. R-503.
-"Fourth Ave. Anchorage, Alaska" Early street scene.
-"Anchorage, Alaska" Two different aerial views.
-"Public School, Fairbanks, Alaska." (color card).

27. Tourist Post Cards; undated, 1934-1935 (65 cards).
-Chicago World's Fair, 1933-1934 (color, 11 different).
-Washington D.C. (color, 6 different).
-Mammoth Cave, Kentucky (color, 6 different).
-Fleishhacker Zoo (b&w, 10 different).
-San Francisco, California (color, 3 different).
-Redwood Highway (b&w, 8 different).
-Grand Coulee Dam construction (b&w).

Box 7

Series 4. Color Slides; 1938-1983 (2,322 slides, 35mm).
1. Alaska Highway, Taylor Highway, Eagle, Tok, etc ; 1963 (45 slides).
2. Anchorage; undated, 1938-1983 (178 slides).
Includes: museum, downtown, July Fourth Parades, statehood celebration, Lake Spenard, Goose Lake, etc.
3. Anchorage Fur Rendezvous; undated, 1950-1983 (71 slides).
Sled dog races, blanket toss, parades, ice sculptures, fur auction, etc.
4. Eagle River Road and Thunderbird Falls; undated, 1958 (6 slides).
5. Eklutna: cemetery, church, lake; undated, 1957-1978 (23 slides).
6. Haines, Klukwan and Skagway; undated, 1957-1963 (95 slides).
Haines, Haines Road, Chilkat Dancers, Lake Bennett, White Pass and Yukon Railroad, Skagway, etc.
7. Kennecott and McCarthy; 1954 (20 slides).
8. King's Lake Camp, Wasilla; undated, 1949-1961 (35 slides).
9. Knik River; undated, 1954-1962 (10 slides).
Knik River Bridge.
10. Kodiak; undated, 1957 (45 slides).
11. Matanuska Valley, Palmer, State Fair and Glenn Highway; undated, 1950-1978 (83 slides).
12. Mount McKinley National Park; undated, 1948-1972 (28 slides).
13. Parks Highway; undated, 1957-1972 (8 slides).
Mary's McKinley View Lodge, Nenana Ice Pool.
14. Point Hope, Kiana and Huslia; June 1972 (65 slides).
15. Portage Glacier and Whittier; 1949-1975 (52 slides).
16. Prudhoe Bay; 1976 (40 slides).
17. Richardson Highway; undated, 1958-1969 (15 slides).
Horsetail Falls, Thompson Pass, Worthington Glacier, Copper Center Inn, Sourdough Lodge, etc.
18. St. Paul Island; undated, 1955 (25 slides).
19. Seward Highway, Sterling Highway and Kenai Peninsula; (129 slides).
Homer, Ninilchik, Seward, Kenai, Alaska Nellie's cabin (Nellie Lawing), Kachemak Bay, etc.
20. Sitka and Sheldon Jackson College; undated, 1958-1973 (278 slides).

Box 8

21. Wainwright; undated (16 slides).
22. Wales; undated, 1952 (8 slides).
23. Willow, Willow Road and Willow Creek Mining District; undated, 1963 (10 slides).
24. Earthquake in Anchorage; 1964 (39 slides).
25. Cottey College, Nevada, Missouri; 1959 (18 slides).
26. Korea; undated, 1956-1976 (234 slides).
27. Southeast Alaska and British Columbia; undated, 1957-1965 (136 slides).
Includes: Stikine, Juneau, Cordova, Wrangell, Petersburg.
28. National Parks and Monuments; undated, 1951-1962 (126 slides)
Bryce Canyon, Grand Teton, Zion, Yellowstone, Death Valley, Mount Rainier, Yosemite, Crater Lake, Grand Canyon, Painted Desert, Mesa Verde, Sunset Crater, Rocky Mountain, Wind Cave, Great Smoky, Everglades, Statue of Liberty, Glacier Bay, Carlsbad Caverns, etc.
29. Alaskan flowers and plants; undated, 1952-1975 (170 slides).
30. People; undated, 1954-1978 (108 slides).
31. Norma Hoyt slides: miscellaneous subjects; 1974 (42 slides).
32. Duplicate slides: miscellaneous subjects; undated, 1960-1972 (81 slides).
33. Miscellaneous subjects; undated, 1951-1972 (83 slides).