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A. C. Anger Photograph Collection, 1904

Identifier: PCA 231
Abstract A.C. Anger left Auburn, Indiana with equipment for Bartel's Tin Manufacturing Company's tin mines in Tin City, Alaska on April 16, 1904. The equipment was moved by rail to Seattle when it was loaded onto the SS Tacoma and off-loaded at Nome. Barges were used to-get the freight from Nome to Tin City, a mining camp on the Bering Sea, northwest of Nome. Included in the album are photographs of Tin City, the T.T.M.C. assay office, mining activities, miners, Eskimos, A.C. Anger and W.C.J....
Dates: 1904

Angoon and Killisnoo Papers, 1878 -1911

Identifier: MS 193
Scope and Contents Papers focus on several Tlingits from Angoon on Admiralty Island beginning at the time when the Navy was in charge of the territory in 1878-1884 and on through the early 20th Century. Two letters and the "Lost" note relate to the bombardment of Angoon by the Navy vessel U.S.S. ADAMS in 1882. Others mention a coal mine discovery on Admiralty Island and the Indian Police Force. Several of these letters can be termed "skookum papers," since they provide a testament to the good character of...
Dates: 1878-1911

A Tribute to My Sister, Elizabeth Roland deCourcy Annis, 1925-2011

Identifier: MS 281
Scope and Contents This collection contains a scanned copy of selected materials concerning the life of Elizabeth deCourcy Annis. With the manuscript is a copy of a Gastineau Heritage News publication, Volume 17, No.1, January 20, 2014. This issue is dedicated to a biography of Betty Annis: “Betty Annis in Her Own Words: Life at the Empire, 1955-1957,” and a couple of the articles she wrote for the Daily Alaska Empire: “War Buddies” and “The Hub of the City” (about the opening of the Baranof Hotel in Juneau in...
Dates: 1925-2011

Anniversary ball in honor of the 714th Railway Operating Battalion, U.S. Army, 1944

Identifier: MS 4-29-16
Scope and Contents

Program from anniversary ball held in commemorative observance on completion of the 714th Railway Operating Battalion's one year's service with the Alaska Railroad.

Dates: 1944

William Ansley Photograph Collection, 1911-1915

Identifier: PCA 29
Scope and Contents

People, places, and events in Iditarod, Alaska, 1914-1915.

Dates: 1911-1915

Papers of Samuel Applegate, 1892-1925

Identifier: MS 3
Scope and Contents The files contain correspondence relative to business activity, salmon cannery development and other topics. There are major files of letters regarding Applegate's concerns about several government employees: H.G. Seller, a sanitary officer and teacher for the U.S. Bureau of Education at Atka; N.E. Bolshanin, deputy collector of customs, Unalaska. For additional material on Harry G. Sellers and wife, Kathryn D. Sellers, who served as U.S. Bureau of Indian Affairs teachers at Atka, see...
Dates: 1892-1925

Papers of Samuel Archer

Identifier: MS 4-22-14
Scope and Contents Two unpublished manuscripts.Contents: -- A shipwrecked sourdough: an adventure of Nome gold rush days (introduction and addenda by Minnie Lee Archer) -- RecollectionsPartial contents: Recollections: -- VIII. Klondike gold stampede, Skagway Trail, Miners' meeting, Dead-Horse Hill, We make the boat "Rue-Lillian, " -- IX. Storm on Lake Bennett, Down the Yukon, Shooting White Horse Rapids, Old Fort Selkirk, -- X. Dawson and the gold fields, Cabin "Hillrest, " Locate...
Dates: ca. 1897-1900

Arctic Gun Club, Juneau, Alaska, 1895

Identifier: MS 4-37-11
Scope and Contents

Arctic Gun Club: Juneau, Alaska: Minutes of Meetings, July 18, 1895 – October 2, 1895. The booklet includes a list of new members, club laws and expenses.

Dates: 1895

Letter from M. Arnold in Mush Creek, Alaska to A.H. Facer in St. Paul, Minnesota, 1902 June 19

Identifier: MS 13-7-3
Scope and Contents

Letter describes search for gold and copper and asks for capital investment to fund further exploration.

Dates: 1902 June 19

Letters to Clara B. Arthur and diary of Alfred G. McMichael during trip to Fourth of July Creek and the Klondike during the Gold Rush, 1898 March 1-1899 April 15

Identifier: MS 13-5
Scope and Contents

Includes photocopies of letters, diary excerpts, and the published version, Klondike Letters.

Dates: 1898 March 1-1899 April 15