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Eric William Young Photograph Collection, ca. 1904-1910

Identifier: PCA 111

Scope and Contents

Views in this collection include the E.W. Young's cabin and Glacier Creek Commercial Store in Girdwood, the E.W. Young home at Kenai, and his Seward Commercial Co. store. Case & Draper views of Seldovia, views of Taylor and Tyonic [Tyonek], Alaska, and views of the S. S. Portland are also included in the collection.


  • ca. 1904-1910



Conditions Governing Access

The collection is available for viewing, however, the photographs may not be photocopied.

Conditions Governing Use

Request for permission to publish or reproduce material from the collection should be discussed with the Librarian.


E.W. Young came to Alaska from Seattle in 1904. He established a residence and business, Glacier Creek Commercial Co. at Glacier Creek, now Girdwood, Alaska. He also had a home in Kenai and store in Seward, Seward Commercial Co. He was married and had a son, William Young.


21 Photographic Prints : 1 folder ; black and white photographs

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

E.W. Young’s daughter-in-law, Mrs. William H. Young, donated this collection Sept. 11, 1975. Acc. No. 1975-002.

Existence and Location of Copies

Digitized photographs available via Alaska's Digital Archives: 07-11, 13-16, 18-21

Processing Information

The black and white images are sleeved in Mylar. An item-level inventory is available. Information supplied by staff is enclosed in brackets.

Finding aid for the Eric William Young Photograph Collection, ca. 1904-1910
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Processed by: Staff ; Revised by: Staff, Nov. 2004 ; Revised by: Jacki Swearingen, Dec. 2018 ; ArchivesSpace finding aid by: Sandy Johnston 2019 July ; Inventory added by: Sandy Johnston
2020 March
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Repository Details

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

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