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Captain S.T.L. Whitlam collection, circa 1930-1940, U.S.M.S. North Star scrapbook

Identifier: PCA 471
Scope and Contents Scrap book maintained on board the U.S.M.S. North Star of the United States Maritime Service. Note from first page: Contributions of photos, clippings, et al are not only welcome, but expected from each voyager. Includes photos of Captain S. T. L. Whitlam, Frank Bliss, director of the Alaska Rural Rehabilitation Corporation Matanuska Colonization Project, 1935, photographer Otto Geist, and Jack Allman. Charcoal drawing of Captain Whitlam by Josephine Crumrine. ...
Dates: 1930-1940

Wickersham Historic Site Manuscript Collection, 1884 - 1970's

Identifier: MS 107
Content Description The James Wickersham Family Papers, 1884-1970, contain some correspondence and material of the immediate Wickersham family and Ruth Allman, his niece by marriage. The bulk of the collection covers the work and activities of James Wickersham. There is some documentation on his law practice and activities in Washington Territory from 1884-1900. However, the major coverage of the papers concerns his work and life in Alaska from 1900 until his death in 1939. While letters...
Dates: 1884 - 1970's

Wickersham State Historic Site Collection of Alaska Photographs, 1882-1930s

Identifier: PCA 277
Content Description The collection includes photographs collected by Wickersham and some that were taken by him. These photographs were compiled in numbered albums with a broad subject area designation. Album No. 3 was not received in the collection acquired by the state. Loose photographs were gathered together in album/box file 18. While indexes have now been prepared to assist the researcher, the following is a list of the broad title/subject assigned the albums by Wickersham. By Album Number : ...
Dates: 1882-1930s

Marguerite Bone Wilcox Photograph Collection, ca. 1923

Identifier: PCA 70
Scope and Contents President and Mrs. Harding began their journey at Tacoma, Washington, aboard the U.S. Navy transport HENDERSON. They spent 15 days in the Territory of Alaska, visiting Metlakatla, Ketchikan, Wrangell, Juneau, Skagway, Seward, Anchorage, Wasilla, Willow, Nenana, Fairbanks, Cordova, and Sitka. While in Alaska, President Harding drove the last golden spike in the newly built Alaska Railroad.Photographs numbered 1-76 are affixed to the original album pages and are located in the...
Dates: circa 1923

Leonard D. Wildman and the first Alaskan radio, Safety Harbor-St. Michael : how in 1904 a talented army officer put Seward Peninsula in rapid year-round communication with the world

Identifier: MS 4-24
Scope and Contents

Manuscript includes photographs, diagrams, drawings, and maps; transmittal letter accompanies manuscript.

Dates: 1984

Richard W. Wilke Photograph Collection, 1964

Identifier: PCA 241
Scope and Contents

The earthquake, which hit Alaska on March 27, 1964, caused extensive damage to Southcentral Alaska, including Anchorage, the state's largest urban area. Richard Wilke toured the Anchorage area immediately following the earthquake to inspect any damage done to federally maintained roads and bridges. These 35 mm color slide transparencies and black and white photographs, taken by Mr. Wilke, record some of the damage done by the earthquake.

Dates: 1964

Memorabilia of Dr. Ralph B. Williams, circa 1940s-1970s

Identifier: MS 213
Scope and Contents

The collection includes ornithology research, field notes, bird lists, correspondence, photographs, and a stamp collection containing Alaskan first issues and cancelled postmarks.

Dates: circa 1940s - 1970s

Maxcine M. Williams Photograph Collection, 1928-1983, (bulk 1928-1940s)

Identifier: PCA 121
Content Description Though the bulk of the collection is from 1928-1940s, the collection extends to 1983. The collection contains many images of flowers, most are identified by their botanical name. In addition are images of the places in Alaska that Maxcine traveled, to collect flower specimens. The collection includes images of Ann Coleman, Ada “Bob” Sharples, Lydia John-Hanson, Dr. J. P. Anderson, Mary Joyce, and Dr. Eric Hult΄en. A few pictures of the raising of the Str. Islander in 1934 are included....
Dates: 1928-1983; Majority of material found within 1928-1940s

Maxcine Williams papers : writings and information on Alaska and Arctic botany; also life in Alaska, 1936-1983

Identifier: MS 88
Scope and Contents

This manuscript collection includes writings of Maxcine Williams and various reprints or publications on botanical subjects.

Dates: 1936-1983

Barrett Willoughby papers, 1913-1936

Identifier: MS 49-11
Scope and Contents

Correspondence, ca. 1913-1920, interviews, speeches, etc., 1931-1936.

Dates: 1913-1936