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Guide to the A.G. Bickel photographs and guide
1917-1918

Collection number: HMC-1096.
Creator: Bickel, A.G.
Title: A.G. Bickel photographs and guide.
Dates: 1917-1918
Volume of collection: 0.25 cubic feet. 
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Collection summary: Photographs of a member of the Alaska Engineering Commission and passenger on the S.S. Admiral Dewey.

Biographical note:
A.G. Bickel served in the Alaska Engineering Commission in 1917. In April 1918 he was a passenger on the S.S. Admiral Dewey. In 1919, he served in the Army Corps of Engineers in Pontanezen, France.

Collection description:
The collection contains photographs and a guide and map published by the U.S. Department of the Interior titled, “General Information regarding the Territory of Alaska: Edition of September, 1918.” Photographs include 2 group portraits taken by P.S. Hunt in June 1917 that depict Bickel and other members of the Alaska Engineer Commission; group photographs of Bickel and other passengers aboard S.S. Admiral Dewey 1918; and photographs of unidentified towns and people he knew during his stay in Alaska.

Arrangement: Photographs appear to be in no particular order.

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

Rights note: The Archives does not own copyright to this collection.

Preferred citation: A.G. Bickel photographs and guide, Archives and Special Collections, Consortium Library, University of Alaska Anchorage.

Works used in preparation of inventory:
“Host of Employees of Interior Department Joins Nation’s Fight Forces: From Alaskan Engineering Commission,” Alaska Railroad Record, Volume 2, number 28 (1918): 220. Last accessed October 7, 2011: http://books.google.com/ebooks/reader?id=H4lEAAAAIAAJ&printsec=frontcover&output=reader&pg=GBS.PA217

Acquisition note: The collection was donated to the Archives in 2011.

Processing information: This collection was described by Mariecris Gatlabayan in 2011. Photographs were placed in archival safe enclosures.