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Wrangell Historical Society and Museum Photograph Collection, ca. 1890s-1970s

Identifier: PCA 217

Content Description

The images in this collection include prints from other museums, Alaska road projects, petroglyphs of Wrangell, totems and totem restoration beginning in 1980, residents of Wrangell, Alaska Natives, businesses and others. An index to the images is located in the collection.


  • ca. 1890s-1970s

Conditions Governing Access

The photos may be viewed. However, because of their fragile condition, they may not be photocopied.

Biographical / Historical

The Wrangell Historical Society and Museum was begun in 1965. The city took over its operation in 1995 when the Historical Society disbanded.


831 Photographic Prints (831 contact prints ; 181 slides) : Book 1 is the inventory for the slides in Book 3. Book 2 is the inventory to the images in Book 4.

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Existence and Location of Copies

Photographs digitized and available for viewing via Alaska's Digital Archives: X304, X306, X308, X310

Processing Information

The contact prints and slides are sleeved in Mylar. An index to all of the images is available in the collection, created by the Wrangell Historical Society.

Finding Aid for the Wrangell Historical Society and Museum Photograph Collection, ca. 1890s-1970s
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Processed by: Staff; ArchivesSpace Finding Aid by: Melissa Scriven, April 2019
2019 April
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Repository Details

Part of the Alaska State Library - Historical Collections Finding Aids Repository

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