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Alaska Historical Society Collections

The following is a list of collections owned by the Alaska Historical Society and made available through Archives and Special Collections.

NORMAN AND EDNA BASSETT (d. 1957 and 1973). Alaska Trip Photographs; undated, 1927, 1930, 1932. 0.1 cubic feet. hmc-1027-AHS. Alaska trip on the S.S. Dorothy Alexander and the White Pass & Yukon Railroad in 1932.

CHARLES V. BAXTER. Canol Pipeline Papers; undated, 1943-1945. 0.35 cubic feet. hmc-1033-AHS.

William E. Beaty photograph album; 1935. 0.2 cubic feet. hmc-1056-AHS. A tourist visiting Alaska in 1935.

CHARLES ______ . Letters; Undated, 1908. 0.1 cubic feet. hmc-1039-AHS. Miner's letters to family.

CHARLES E. CLAYPOOL (1861-1944). Photographs; Undated, ca. 1905-1908, 1940. 0.2 cubic feet. hmc-1023-AHS. Family album of a U. S. Commissioner at Fairbanks.

CONRATH. Photograph Collection; Undated, 1917-1918. 0.1 cubic feet. hmc-1006-AHS. Photographs of various places in southeast Alaska.

ILA M. COPLEY. Papers and Photographs; 1942, 1948-1950. 0.1 cubic feet. hmc-1005-AHS. Materials relating to a visitor to Alaska.

Henry Clement Darrah letter and photograph; 1898, 1928. 0.02 cubic feet. hmc-1119-ahs. Letter written by a gold rush prospector in Alaska.

Ercelle Davidson papers; 1952-1962. 1.0 cubic feet. hmc-1035-ahs. Photographs and home movies taken in Alaska from 1952-1962.

JAMES FERGUSON. Photograph Negatives; Undated, 1948, 1950. 0.1 cubic feet. hmc-1007-AHS. Reporter who visited Alaska.

Peter L. Ferry family photographs; 1929. 0.02 cubic feet. hmc-1021-AHS. Family that visited Alaska and the Yukon Territory.

FINNISH-AMERICAN HISTORICAL SOCIETY. Publications; 1995, 1996. 0.1 cubic feet. hmc-1025-AHS. Papers relating to Finns in Alaska.

BENJAMIN A. GRIER. Scrapbook and Photograph Album; 1911-1952. 0.9 cubic feet. hmc-1036-AHS. Alaskan miner, businessman and territorial legislator.

Vincent E. Hagen photograph album; 1941-1962. 0.2 cubic feet. hmc-1067-AHS. Photographs taken by a U.S. Army Signal Corps corporal who served in Alaska during World War II.

HAMMON CONSOLIDATED GOLD FIELDS COMPANY. Photographs; 1925. 0.1 cubic feet. hmc-1022-AHS. Photographs of Nome area mining operations.

Jessup family postcards; 1910-1911. 0.02 cubic feet. hmc-1068-AHS. Correspondence Reverend Jessupp and his wife received from her son, Gust Mihleder, and his fellow soldiers at Fort Gibbons.

KATHLEEN "PAT" JACKSON. Tourist Photograph Album; 1934. 0.25 cubic feet. hmc-1029-AHS. Portland, Oregon tourist on the S. S. Aleutian.

KALIFORNSKY FAMILY. Photographs; Undated, ca. 1910-1914, 1950s, 1980s. 0.1 cubic feet. hmc-1009-AHS. Cook Inlet region Alaska Native family.

ALINE C. AND MAX LaLANDE (1905-1980, 1912-1999). Obituary and Photographs; 1943, 1959, 1980. 0.1 cubic feet. hmc-1031-AHS Baker and wife who came to Alaska in the 1940s.

ROBERT C. LEWIS. World War II Papers and Photographs; Undated, 1941-1943, 1951. 0.45 cubic feet. hmc-1026-AHS. Soldier who served at Fort Raymond in Seward during World War II.

Jane Macdonald diary copies; 1900-1904. 0.25 cubic feet. hmc-1118-ahs. Copies of trip diaries written by a gold prospector in Ophir and Council.

McKeown family photographs; circa. 1910-1920. 0.02 cubic feet. hmc-1011-AHS. Photographs taken or collected by members of the McKeown Family.

ANN AND ROBERT MOUNTEER. Papers; 1949-1953, 1995. 1.7 cubic feet. hmc-1019-AHS. Papers, photographs, and film of these Alaskan homesteaders and writers.

Nabesna Mining Corporation records; 1938. 0.02 cubic feet. hmc-1120-AHS. Shareholder letter and dividend checks for a mining company near Chitina.

CHARLES H. PALDA. Alaska Highway Construction Photograph Album and Home Movies; Undated, 1942-1944. 0.25 cubic feet. hmc-1040-AHS. Senior partner of Okes Construction Company, managing contractor for work done on part of the Alaska Highway.

Photograph Collection; Undated. 0.1 cubic feet. hmc-1004-AHS.

WALTER POPPE. Historical Account; Undated. 0.1 cubic feet. hmc-1012-AHS. Account of South Dakota family, including trip to the Yukon in 1898.

NORMA M. PURDY. Papers; Undated, 1951-1953, 1958-1959, 1962. 0.25 cu. ft. hmc-1028-AHS. Correspondence, color slides and memorabilia of nurse stationed at Elmendorf Air Force Base.

Reminiscence of a 1918 Trip to Alaska; 1972. 0.02 cubic feet. hmc-1003-AHS.

OTTO SCHALLERER. Photographs; 1929. 0.4 cubic feet. hmc-1013-AHS. Photographs of Alaskan subjects by a professional photographer in Seward.

ELSIE SEAMAN. A 50-Year History of Our Lady of the Angels Catholic Church, Kenai, Alaska, 1953-2003; 2003. 0.1 cubic feet. hmc-1038-AHS.

Thomas Shemwell slides; 1953. 0.02 cubic feet. HMC-1065-AHS. Images of Elmendorf Air Force Base and Anchorage.

JOHN SHIPMAN. Alaska Earthquake Scrapbook; 1964. 0.2 cubic feet. hmc-1018-AHS. Scrapbook of Anchorage resident.

CAPTAIN JOHN T. SMITH. Papers; Undated, 1907. 0.1 cubic feet. hmc-1014-AHS. Miscellaneous papers of a Yukon River steamboat captain.

Southeast Alaska Photographs; Undated, 1895, 1897. 0.4 cubic feet. hmc-1024-AHS.

John E. Sunder slides; 1969. 0.05 cubic feet. hmc-1041-AHS. Slides of a trip to British Columbia, Yukon Territory, and Alaska.

Alfred P Swineford papers; 1884-1920. 0.2 cubic feet. hmc-1015-AHS. Alaska territorial governor and newspaperman in Southeast Alaska.

ARCHIE TEMPLETON. Letters; 1898, 1906. 0.1 cubic feet. hmc-1016-AHS. Copies of papers of a South Dakotan who came to Alaska during the Gold Rush.

C. M. THURSTON. Photographs; Undated, 1906, 1915, 1920. 0.1 cubic feet. hmc-1017-AHS. Scenes in southeastern and southcentral Alaska.

GEORGE ADAM UHL. Papers; 1898-1899, 1945-1969, 1972. 12 microfiche. hmc-0871-AHS.

ISAAC (1907-1999) AND MARGARET WIELER. Translations of Neva Shipwreck Accounts; 1979. 0.1 cubic feet. hmc-1030-AHS. Translations of two Russian language accounts of the 1812 Russian American Company shipwreck.