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Alaska Railroad Record

Identifier: ocm02444505
Scope and Contents

Weekly publication.

Holdings include: 1916: Nov 14-Dec 26 1917-1919: complete 1920: Jan 6-Jun 29

Imperfect - Dec 5, 12, 1916; Apr 29, Jul 1, 22, 1919; Apr 13, Jun 8, 1920 Missing - none

Name of known editor: Mr. C.W. Jones

Dates: 1916-09-14 - 1920-06-29

The Alaska Railroad Tour Lantern Slide Collection, 1923

Identifier: PCA 198
Scope and Contents This collection of 85 hand-tinted lantern slides advertised The Alaska Railroad's Tour #2 in the first year of operation for the Alaska Railroad, 1923. The slides are imprinted with “Alaska Railroad, Washington D.C.” The tour starts at the Alaska Steamship’s pier in Seattle and continues up through the Inside Passage to Seward by steamship. The images begin at Seward and show the scenic views along the tour as the train heads to Fairbanks and by automobile to Valdez. Tour #2 covered...
Dates: 1923

Alaska Records Describing the Work of the U.S. Alaska Road Commission, 1915-1957, and the U.S. Bureau of Public Roads, 1963-1974

Identifier: MS 83-3
Scope and Contents

These records primarily include scrapbooks of newspaper clippings describing the work of the U.S. Alaska Road Commission, 1915-1921 and U.S. Bureau of Public Roads, 1963-1974.

Includes miscellaneous records concerning the Savage Bridge Project in Mt.McKinley National Park (1950's-1960's); earthquake damage to the highway system in 1964; several project engineer field diaries for the Starrigavan Bay Crossing, Sitka Highway.

Dates: 1915-1957; 1963-1974

Alaska Road Commission Photograph Collection, ca. 1909-1959

Identifier: PCA 61
Content Description The inventory lists locations and general subject areas contained in each volume but individual photographs are only described for Vol. 139. The lantern slides (Vol. 107B) depict the construction of the Alaska Highway. 100, 35mm color slides (Vol. 40) were taken during the opening of Haines Highway and also include miscellaneous highway scenes from Circle to Homer. A list of individual slides is located in the container. A selection of fifteen albums has been placed on microfiche: Albums...
Dates: ca. 1909-1959

Alaska Scenes, ca. 1900

Identifier: PCA 425-35
Scope and Contents

This collection contains photos primarily of Southeast Alaska villages and people from around 1900. Many are photos taken by photographers Case and Draper, Edward De Groff, and Vincent I. Soboleff.

Dates: ca. 1900

Alaska school library survey, 1961-1962

Identifier: MS 4-17-1/3
Scope and Contents

Includes 95 survey forms completed by principals, librarians, and teacher-librarians, quantitative results, and handwritten tabulations.

Dates: 1961-1962

Alaska, Southeast & Yukon Slide Collection, ca. 1970s

Identifier: PCA 481
Scope and Contents

The 64 slides in this collection were taken during the 1970s and depict locations in Southeast Alaska and the Yukon. Most of the slides are commercially produced and are part of a series depicting “The Inside Passage.” Subjects range from fishing to specific locations such as glaciers, Baranoff[Baranof] Warm Springs, and Carcross, Skagway, Juneau, and Chatham Strait.

Dates: circa 1970s

Alaska State Council on the Arts, Alaska Contemporary Art Bank, Anchorage, 1975-1983

Identifier: PCA 211
Content Description

The 35 mm transparencies (color and black and white) in this collection represent art pieces purchased by the State of Alaska from 1975-1983. No slides have been received since 1983.

An exhibit catalog entitled Collection describes the artwork purchased from 1975-1980. An additional list is included of acquisitions added after the publication, until 1982.

Resumes of the artists represented are filed at the beginning of the collection.

Dates: 1975-1983

Alaska State Housing Authority Community Data Files, Newsletters, and Reference Material, 1950's-1970's

Identifier: MS 64
Scope and Contents This collection is part of the Alaska State Housing Authority (ASHA) planning library. It includes city planning studies, surveys, brochures, maps and other material produced by or for municipalities and other collected data on them used by ASHA in their work. The community file is arranged alphabetically by names of Alaskan communities. Several communities such as Anchorage, Fairbanks, and Sitka had extensive files so cross references reflect which boxes are devoted to those communities....
Dates: Majority of material found within 1950's-1970's

Alaska State Housing Authority Photograph Collection, ca. 1950-1970

Identifier: PCA 177
Content Description

Contains photographs, aerial photographs, negatives and slides of housing and housing construction activities in various communities and villages, construction workers, and residents. Black and white as well as color images are included. Some of the homes and people are identified. ASHA slideshow with script shows the changes to Alaska rural life, various impacts on Alaska rural living and the need for planning (1970).

Dates: ca. 1950-1970