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Guide to the Elaine and Hobert Sullivan slides
circa 1941-1975

Collection number: HMC-0858.
Creators:
Morrison, Lloyd, photographer.
Schallerer's Photo, photographers.
Sullivan, Elaine, collector.
Sullivan, Hobert, collector.
Title: Elaine and Hobert Sullivan slides.
Dates: circa 1941-1975.
Volume of collection: 0.8 cubic feet. 
Language of materials: Collection materials in English.
Collection summary: Photographic slides primarily documenting Southeast and Southcentral Alaska.

Biographical note:
Some of the slides in this collection were either produced by or processed by Schallerer's Photo in Ketchikan, Alaska. Others appear to have been created by Lloyd Morrison, but most are unidentified as to creator.

Collection description:
The collection contains 1,182 color 35mm slides. Subjects of the slides include: Anchorage; Banff; Bell Island and Bailey Bay; Ben-My-Chree and Mt. Fairweather; California; Columbia Glacier; Cordova; Glacier Bay; Guard Island; Haines and Juneau; Ketchikan; New England Cannery; Schallerer's Photo Shop; Seward; Sitka; Skagway; Vancouver and Victoria, British Columbia; Ward Creek, Ward Lake and Second Lake; White Pass and Yukon Railroad; Wrangell and Saxman; Annette Island; the Seattle World's Fair of 1962; and various topical and unidentified materials.

Arrangement: The first section of the slides is divided by geographic location, many with transcribed notes that may have come from original labels with the collection. Those are followed by slides with dates, and the unidentified slides last.

Digitized copies: Digital copies of collection material not available online. For information about obtaining digital copies, please contact Archives and Special Collections.

Rights note: Copyright remains with the creators of the materials in the collection.

Preferred citation: Hobert and Elaine Sullivan slides, Archives and Special Collections, Consortium Library, University of Alaska Anchorage.

Custodial history: This collection was given to the Sullivans by Lloyd Morrison, a former Alaska resident, sometime after 1992. Mr. Morrison had found the slides in a garbage dump while working in Alaska.

Acquisition note: The slides were donated to the Archives by the Sullivans in 2006.

Processing information: This collection was arranged and described by Jeffrey Sinnott in 2006. Updates were made to the finding aid in 2010 by Arlene Schmuland.

Container list:

Box/Folder

Description

Dates

1/1

Anchorage, 14 slides. Includes aerial views, west 4th Avenue, and West High School.

1949

1/2

Banff, 47 slides. Includes aerial views and ski lift, Royal Hotel, Chateau Lake Louise, elk, Banff Springs Hotel, town views, boathouse on lake.

1953

1/3

Bell Island and Bailey Bay, 36 slides. Includes Governor Ernest Gruening arriving by float plane the Alaska Clipper, and
views from U. S. Navy ship.

1945, 1952

1/4

Ben-My-Chree, Mt. Fairweather and vicinity, 73 slides. Includes garden at Ben-My-Chree and riverboat Tutshi at Carcross.

Undated

1/5

California, 93 slides. Includes Carmel, Palm Springs, San Diego Zoo, and Yosemite Valley.

Undated, 1952-1957

1/6

Columbia Glacier, 49 slides.

Undated

1/7

Cordova, 17 slides. Includes street scenes, aerial views, Lake Eyak, and views from ship.

1949

1/8

Glacier Bay, glaciers and icebergs, 151 slides. Includes Mendenhall Glacier.

Undated, 1949-1951

1/9

Guard Island, 14 slides.

1951

1/10

Hines, Juneau, and vicinity, 92 slides. Includes Fort Seward or Chilkat Barracks, Mendenhall Glacier, Bureau of Mines, Juneau mine, bridge, moccasin sellers on dock and St. Elias mountains.

Undated, 1955

1/11

Holy Assumption Russian Orthodox Church, Kenai, 5 slides.

1955

1/12

Ketchikan and vicinity, 185 slides. Includes flight to Craig, Ketchikan, and Ketchikan Air Service, totems in front of Billingsley Jeweler, George steamship wreck, hospital, school, Ketchikan welcome sign, totem in park, church, Charles and Selig houses and flowers, street scenes and views from above, pulp mill site, chair lift, Standard Oil facility at Thomas Basin, small boat harbor and harbor scenes, and Austen Towers.

1946, 1951-1954

1/13

Ketchikan and vicinity, 211 slides. Includes pulp mill, city and harbor scenes from ship, Rupper Street views and totem poles, dam site; 1954, Derby Day, Clover Pass Resort, Totem Bight Shrine, city from hillside, ship Glacier Queen, road scenes, Elks Hall, church, Ferris Apartments, and Kubley's Liquor Store.

Undated, 1954-1962

1/14

New England cannery, 8 slides.

1941

1/15

Schallerer's Photo in Ketchikan, 14 slides. Includes interior images.

 

1/16

Seward, 69 slides. Includes airfield, aerial views, Jesse Lee Home, highway, and scenery.

1951-1956

1/17

Sitka and vicinity, 202 slides. Includes aerial views of experimental farm: aerial views, harbor scenes, float planes, Lover's Lane, totem poles, churches, cemetery, pulp mill, Pioneer Home, Russian block house, and aerial views of Sitka and Mt. Edgecumbe.

Undated, 1949

2/18

Skagway, 64 slides. Includes street scenes.

Undated

2/19

Vancouver and Victoria, British Columbia, 36 slides. Includes Empress Hotel, Parliament building at night, Butchart Gardens, and Stanley Park.

Undated, 1952-1956

2/20

Ward Creek, Ward Lake, and Second Lake, 89 slides.

1945

2/21

White Pass and Yukon Railroad scenery, 13 slides.

Undated

2/22

Wrangell and Saxman totem poles, 25 slides.

Undated

2/23

"Our trip," 18 slides. Includes Wahkeena Falls trail sign and clan house.

1942

2/24

Slides divided by year, 55 slides. Includes Ketchikan harbor, commercial fishing for cod, salmon, halibut, Tongass Narrows, Palmer street scene, Kenai radar station, Paxson Lodge, and bison.

1959

2/25

Slides divided by year, 80 slides. Includes Annette Island, totem poles and clan house, Creek Street, and fish hatchery building.

1960

2/26

Slides divided by year, 51 slides. Includes Seattle Space Needle and World's Fair.

1962

2/27

Slides divided by year, 36 slides. Includes Hearst Castle.

1967

2/28

Topical slides, 265 slides. Includes glaciers, arctic cotton, icebergs, airfield, purse seiner, sunsets, totem poles, highway scenes, ships: S.S. Baranof, Princess Louise, Prince Rupert, Prince George, Alaska, Aleutian, Denali, swans, ducks, flowers, gulls, berries, masks, and sea lions.

Undated, 1951-1959

2/29

Unidentified and unarranged slides, 230 slides.

Undated, 1964, 1972

2/30

Other slides attributed to photographers, 38 slides. Columbia Glacier (Coft Ramsauer), Wrangell Narrows (Dora Billings), and a martial artist (Lloyd Morrison.)

Undated, 1953, 1975