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U.S. Office of Territories Photograph Collection, 1935

 Collection
Identifier: PCA 189
Abstract INTRODUCTION:This selection of photographs was obtained from the National Archives and Records Service, Washington, D. C. and are part of their Record Group #126. The views show the colonists' construction of homes and other buildings. Work activities include farming and gardening. Most views are designated as official ARRC photographs for the Alaska Rural Rehabilitation Corporation which governed colony activities and development. Photos are by Willis T. Geisman, ARRC...
Dates: 1935

U.S. Revenue Cutter Service Photograph Collection, 1905, 1920s

 Collection
Identifier: PCA 79
Scope and Contents These views of the trip made by the Revenue Cutter Bear in 1905 were located in the Alaska State Museum. Copy negatives have been made for 86 views selected from the 204, for their content and reproduction quality. Also, there were several views of some subjects, and the best were reproduced. Views not copied included: 23-Southeast Alaska; 13-Aleutian Islands; 10-Nome area; 14-Siberia and other miscellaneous.In July 1980, Mr. and Mrs. Henry Choate of Central, Alaska, donated...
Dates: 1905, 1920s

U.S.G.S. at Seward Peninsula and Akun Islands, circa 1917-1919

 Collection
Identifier: PCA 604
Scope and Contents

Photographs of the United States Geological Survey on the Aleutian Islands and Seward Peninsula, approximately 1917-1919. Images include campsites, schooners, landscapes, log cabins, as well as towns on the Seward Peninsula.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1917 - 1919

Vasiliy Ushanoff Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: PCA 149
Scope and Contents V.V. Ushanoff produced an 81-page document titled "Russian America," a pictorial interpretation of Russian American history. This collection includes the document and 121 accompanying color slides. In addition there are a few slides of Fort Ross, California, and 19 slides of other Ushanoff paintings, as well as other miscellaneous slides throughout the collection. The Russian American images begin with the conquest of Siberia in the 11th century and conclude with the purchase and transfer of...
Dates: 1976-1979

Vasilly Ushanoff Photograph Collection, 1981 Nikolaevsk, Alaska: the Old Believers community

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Identifier: PCA 188
Scope and Contents Dr. Ushanoff and Mrs. Ashia Doll (Dogopolov) visited Nikalaevsk on the Kenai Peninsula in August, 1981 during their trip to Alaska for the dedication of the Dolgopolov Collection. Mrs. Doll and Dr. Ushanoff looked forward to visiting Nikolaevsk as they were familiar with the area from which the Old Believers had come. Dr. Ushanoff photographed the buildings and people, the Old Believers community, of Nikolaevsk, Alaska, and made available these twenty-two 35 mm color transparencies. An...
Dates: 1981

Vasilly V. Ushanoff writings, translations and other papers, 1975-1985

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Identifier: MS 77
Scope and Contents

Writings, translations and other papers on Russian America

Dates: 1975-1985

U.S.S. Perry & U.S.R.C. Thetis Alaskan Cruises, 1902-1908

 Collection
Identifier: PCA 425-30
Scope and Contents

Two photograph albums, two separate trips: one on the Revenue Cutter Perry in 1902-8; and the other aboard the Revenue Cutter Thetis in 1908. Siberian and Alaskan Arctic circle villages, coastal Alaskan and British Columbian towns, including fish racks, waterways, Pavlof Mountain eruption, glaciers, sod houses, Eskimo burial site, totem poles.

Dates: 1902-1908

Lillian Vader Photograph Collection, 1927

 Collection
Identifier: PCA 435
Scope and Contents

The 2 ¾ x 4 ½ and 2 ½ x 3 ½ inch black and white images were taken and/or collected by Lillian Vader while on a cruise to Alaska and British Columbia during July of 1927, aboard the S.S. Princess Louise. The photographs depict her journey through Inside Passage, the communities of Juneau, Douglas, Haines, Sitka, Petersburg and Alert Bay, and into the Yukon Territory. Fourteen of the images are Winter and Pond photographs and 3 images were clipped from publications.

Dates: 1927

Papers of Saint Innokentii [Ivan Veniaminov] and others from the Eastern Orthodox Church [Russian], 1835-1918.

 Collection
Identifier: MS 4-2-3B
Scope and Contents

Includes correspondence, instructions on missionary conduct, consecration and ordination papers of Innokentii, reports, memos, copybook, and Aleut translations; correspondents include: Tikhov [?], Bishop of the Aleutians and North America, Filip Kopylov, and Archimandrite Nikodim [?], Abbot of the Ascension Monastery, Irkutsk.

Dates: 1835-1918

Views of a Voyage to Alaska, 1912

 Collection
Identifier: PCA 425-10
Scope and Contents

Images of Alaska towns, some are picture postcards : Ketchikan, Metlakatla, Fort Gibbon, Tanana, Fairbanks, Juneau, Skagway, Sitka, and Wrangell Narrows. Featured are Native Alaskan totem poles (Sitka) and Yost’s Roadhouse at the Summit of Delta River, six views of Navy vessels, the Pulpit Rocks and a Metlakatla church. The images are undated with the exception of two; they are dated 1908 and 1912. The photographer/collector is unknown.

Dates: circa 1908-1912