Fletcher Greene Sanborn Photograph Collection, ca. 1901-1914
Scope and Contents
This collection includes images of the Alaska Packers Association (APA) cannery and cannery hospital at Uyak on Kodiak Island, in the early 1900’s. The views were collected by Dr. Fletcher Greene Sanborn and include personal photographs. Other views in his collection include Valdez, Cordova, and the Katmai Volcano.
- Majority of material found within ca. 1901-1914
Conditions Governing Access
The photographs are available for viewing; however, they may not be photocopied.
Conditions Governing Use
Request for permission to reproduce the photographs should be discussed with the Librarian.
These views were collected by Dr. Fletcher Greene Sanborn of San Francisco, California, who was employed as a doctor/surgeon at the Alaska Packers Association Uyak Cannery hospital in 1914. The hospital was located on the west side of Kodiak Island in Larsen Bay. Dr. Sanborn had also been in Alaska during the gold rush of 1899. He later served as Chief, U.S. Veterans’ Bureau, possibly in Honolulu.
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Immediate Source of Acquisition
The collection was donated by Dr. Sanborn’s granddaughter, Phyllis Sanborn Walker in 1980. (Acc. no. 1980-010.)
The photographs are numbered and sleeved in Mylar. An inventory is available.
- Finding aid for the Fletcher Greene Sanborn Photograph Collection, ca. 1901-1914
- In Progress
- Revised: 1/28/2003 ; ArchivesSpace finding aid by: Sandy Johnston 2019 August ; Inventory added by: Sandy Johnston
- 2020 March
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