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Alaska

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 37 Collections and/or Records:

Alaska Mining and Prospecting Company records

 Collection
Identifier: Bx 001
Abstract The Alaska Mining and Prospecting Company records contain the correspondence between Andrew Sherwood and the Alaska Mining and Prospecting Company. The letters concern an expedition to Alaska in search of gold. The collection also contains printed matter and maps concerning the expedition. Finally, it contains two journals by Andrew Sherwood spanning the time of the expedition.
Dates: 1897-1901

Clarence Leroy Andrews papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 067
Abstract Clarence Leroy Andrews was an employee of the Interior Department Bureau of Education and Reindeer Service in Alaska in the 1920s. He focused on Eskimos and their use of reindeer herds, writing several books about Eskimo life in Alaska. He was especially concerned with corporations which exploited reindeer herds, and led a campaign in the 1930s to remove Carl Momen of Seattle from control of the reindeer industry. The C. L. Andrews papers consist largely of business and personal correspondence,...
Dates: 1900-1948

I. Banta papers

 Collection — Multiple collection box [A 001, A 002, A 003, A 004, A 005, A 007]: [Barcode: 35025042869202]
Identifier: A 007
Abstract I. Banta worked for an English company that explored for mineral deposits in Alaska from June 10 through June 25, 1902. The I. Banta Papers contain a ledger for the 1902 journey and a transcription of a book that served as both a diary and ledger for the journey. Also included is a letter from Harold Banta, the son of I. Banta, that explains the context of his father's journey to Alaska from reminiscences of his father's stories of the trip.
Dates: 1902

William Gilbert Beattie papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 117
Abstract William Gilbert Beattie was a teacher and district superintendent of schools in Alaska, 1905-1919. He was associated with the Metlakhtla Colony from 1910, and was well acquainted with Edward Marsden. The collection contains correspondence, newspapers, pamphlets, photographs and other materials relating to Beattie's career in Alaska.
Dates: 1872-1939

Henry J. Biddle papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 645
Abstract Henry J. Biddle (1862-1928) was an engineer and an amateur botanist. The collection consists of diaries, trip logs, account books, correspondence, manuscripts, sketch and survey maps, and photograph prints and albums.
Dates: circa 1862-1928

Charles F. Bulfinch papers

 Collection
Identifier: A 252
Abstract Charles F. Bulfinch lived in Weston, Oregon. By age 17 he had joined the army. The Charles F. Bulfinch Papers consist of a dairy of his 1898 trip to Alaska and the Klondike region. The trip began in March and he returned home to Weston in October of the same year. The diary contains daily entries, sketches, food recipes, and one photograph of Bulfinch at age 17.
Dates: 1898

Game market in Alaska.From a sourdough. [Butcher holding cleaver at game market in Alaska, standing next to display of deer and birds., 1905-03-04

 Item — Box 226: Series 1.; Series 2.; Series 10.; Series 4.; Series 5.; Series 7.; Series 8.; Series 11.; Series 12.; Series 14.; Series 16.; Series 17.; Series 18.; Series 19.; Series 20.; Series 21.; Series 22.; Series 23.; Series 24. [Barcode: 35025041937703], item: PH037_H00027_print_copy1

Martin W. Gorman papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 169
Abstract Martin W. Gorman (1853-1926) was a leading authority on the flora of the Northwest, especially trees. He traveled to the Yukon several times and did much botanical work in the Pacific Northwest. He is credited with discovering at least ten species new to science. The selected papers of Martin W. Gorman consist of correspondence, journals, annotated plant lists and reports, published articles, several photographs, and collected printed material used primarily in his work. Documenting his...
Dates: 1872-1929

W. Harry Hembree papers

 Collection — Folder 1
Identifier: CB H371
Abstract W. Harry Hembree was a ship captain and master ship builder in Oregon. His family, and the Kellogg family, owned and built ships and created a freight transportation company in the Willamette Valley. The W. Harry Hembree Papers consist of the retelling of Hembree's grandfather's 1843 overland journey, a 1947 interview in which Hembree reminisces about his family and his life, and Hembree's 1912 log of the Althea voyage from Portland, Oregon to Alaska.
Dates: 1912-1947

Joseph Kehoe papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 396
Abstract This collection contains the personal journals, correspondence, and case notes of Joseph Kehoe, a lawyer in Alaska.
Dates: 1944-1955

William A. Langille papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 635
Abstract William A. Langille (1869-1956) came with his family to Hood River, Oregon in 1882. The Langille family operated the Cloud Cap Inn on Mt. Hood. Langille was a prospector in the Klondyke gold fields and Alaska state forester; eventually he was appointed forest manager for the Oregon State Parks Department. This collection contains correspondence, short stories, articles and reports that focus on his time in Alaska, Sao Paulo, Brazil, and Oregon.
Dates: 1891-1955

Levi Leland letter

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: i50105607]
Identifier: CA 1884 Jan 7
Abstract The collection contains a letter dated January 7, 1884, written by Levi Leland of Washington Territory to "Bro," in which Leland states that he appreciates the free railroad passes, and is willing to be governor of Alaska.
Dates: 1884 January 7

Oscar Hiram Lipps papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 151
Abstract Oscar H. Lipps served at the Carlisle Indian School, as superintendent of the Nez Perce Agency, at the Chemawa Indian School, and as a field representative of the U. S. Indian Service at the end of the 1800s. The collection includes general correspondence, 1934–1938, regarding Indian problems and Indian rights and Indian school press publications.
Dates: 1912-1939

William Thomas Lopp papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 058
Abstract William Thomas Lopp (1864-1939) dedicated himself to improving the lives of Alaskan natives by establishing a Reindeer Station in Cape Prince of Wales, Alaska, and by holding various government posts in education. During his career he established sixty-six schools, five hospitals and sanitation systems, and increased prosperity in the coastal villages of northern Alaska. The collection includes journals, correspondence, and writings related to his work.
Dates: 1893-1939

Sara Burleson Machetanz papers

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: i42862425]
Identifier: A 219
Abstract Sara Burleson Machetanz (1918- ) is known for her books and films about Eskimo life in Alaska. The papers include manuscript fragments, letters, and a diary written in Unalakeet, Alaska describing her experiences in an Eskimo village.
Dates: 1954-1961

Edward Marsden papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 069
Abstract Edward Marsden was a Presbyterian missionary to the native peoples of Alaska. His parents were from the Tsimshian tribe. A strong advocate of Indian rights, and a believer in higher education for native peoples, Marsden founded a Presbyterian Church in the Tlingit tribe in Ketchikan, Alaska. The collection is comprised of letters, 1893-1928, scrapbooks that relate to Marsden's work as a missionary, and photographs.
Dates: 1890-1928

Melvin Leroy Merritt papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 066
Abstract The Melvin Leroy Merritt papers comprise family and professional material. The majority of the material focuses on Merritt's profession with the Forest Service, both in the United States and the Philippine Islands. The collection contains correspondence, private journals, as well as professional field diaries. In addition to Merritt's field journals, the collection also contains numerous field diaries of Juan Guthrie.
Dates: 1870-1952

Walter Nelson Morey papers

 Collection
Identifier: Coll 230
Abstract Walt Morey (1907-1992), award-winning author of Gentle Ben, Year of the Black Pony, and numerous other juvenile and adult books set in the Pacific Northwest, was determined to become a writer despite a youthful lack of interest in school. Morey slowly mastered his craft by writing short stories for pulp magazines, drawing on his varied life experiences. After the pulp magazine market dried up, Morey’s wife Rosalind convinced him to try children’s fiction; his first attempt yielded the classic...
Dates: 1939-1990

James W. Neeve letters to Janet Marshall

 Collection — Folder 1: [Barcode: 35025042752085]
Identifier: Coll 380
Abstract James W. Neeve was an englishman who worked on a dredging crew in the Yukon territory of Canada. The collection (1928-1932) contains letters from Neeve to Janet Marshall.
Dates: 1928 August 20 - 1932 February 15

James W. Neeve photographs

 Collection — Box 1, photo: [Barcode: 35025041651049 ]
Identifier: PH 090
Abstract Nothing is known about James W. Neeve. The collection consists of nine travel photographs of people and places in Canada and Alaska taken by Olaf Dale and presumably Jimmy Neeve, who appears in one photograph taken after his travels. The photographs were taken around 1936 and include negatives, black and white prints, and tinted prints of boat travel, icebergs, moose tracks, Skagway, Banff, Yukon River Valley and Fort Selkirk.
Dates: 1936

Evelyn C. Nevin papers

 Collection
Identifier: Ax 817
Abstract Evelyn Nevin Ferguson (1910- ) is an author of children's books. She wrote The Extraordinary Adventures of Chee Chee McNerney, and The River Spirit and The Mountain Demons. The collection contains correspondence, manuscripts, and personal memorabilia.
Dates: 1965-1977

Earl G. Paules papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Ax 540
Abstract Earl Grady Paules (1891 - ) graduated from the U. S. Military Academy, and as a colonel of the 18th Engineers he was in command of Alaska highway construction in the Whitehorse, Yukon Territory - White River sector, and then of the Northwest sector. The collection (1942-1963) contains a diary, correspondence, a history of the construction of the Whitehorse sector prepared by the Operations Section, 18th Engineers (1943), publications, and reel-to-reel film and photographs of Alaskan highway...
Dates: 1942-1963

Portland, Alaska Gold Mining Company records

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 35025042752002]
Identifier: B 058
Abstract The collection contains a letterpress book from the Portland, Alaska Gold Mining Company of Portland, Oregon.
Dates: 1887-1900

[Totem poles.], unknown

 Item — Box 220: Series 1.; Series 2.; Series 4.; Series 5.; Series 8.; Series 9.; Series 11.; Series 13.; Series 14.; Series 15.; Series 16.; Series 18.; Series 19.; Series 20.; Series 21.; Series 22.; Series 23.; Series 24. [Barcode: 35025041937646], item: PH037_01226_print