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Series VII: Photographs, 1870-1925

Call Number: WA MSS S-1206, Series VII

Scope and Contents

This series is organized in six subseries: paper prints; photograph albums; glass negatives; negatives; printing block; and glass lantern slides. The photographic paper prints are arranged alphabetically by subject, and chronologically under each heading. The two photograph albums are arranged chronologically. Glass negatives are arranged by subject, and all other negatives are arranged alphabetically by subject, then chronologically. There is one printing block, following the negatives. Glass lantern slides are arranged alphabetically by subject, with no specific organization within subject headings. See the Appendix for indexes to the photographs of T. W. Ingersoll and I. W. Taber.

List of Photographers

  1. Albertstone, Reuben; Sitka, Alaska
  2. Albertstone, Reuben, and L. Moosebauer; Sitka, Alaska
  3. American Museum of Natural History
  4. Barley, H. C. and Company; New York City
  5. Barr (?); Shanghai, China
  6. Bells, C. M.; Washington, D.C.
  7. Blankenberg
  8. Cantwell
  9. Chamberlin
  10. Curtis, Asabel; Seattle, Washington
  11. De Groff, Edward; Sitka & Juneau, Alaska
  12. Deweese, Dall
  13. Dyea
  14. Eaton, Thomas; Metlakahtla, Alaska
  15. Elite Studio
  16. Gifford; Portland, Oregon
  17. Gilben, C. M.
  18. Hak
  19. Hamilton
  20. Harrison Brothers
  21. Hartmann and Weinland
  22. Haynes, F. J.; St. Paul, Minnesota
  23. Hegg, E. A.
  24. Huey; Nome, Alaska
  25. Hunt, Phineas S.; Reynolds, Alaska
  26. Ingersoll, T. W.; St. Paul, Minnesota (see index of photographers)
  27. Jacoby Brothers; Chatanika, Alaska
  28. Kaiser, H. G.; Nome, Alaska
  29. Kopp, J. G.
  30. Landerskin; Juneau, Alaska
  31. La Roche; Seattle, Washington
  32. Lawrence, Sydney
  33. Merrill, E. W.; Boston, Massachusetts
  34. Nowell, F. H.
  35. Partridge, E. J. and W. H. Partridge; Portland, Oregon
  36. Peterson, George E.
  37. Sabaleff, Vincent; Killisnoo, Alaska
  38. Scherer; New York City
  39. Taber, I. W.; San Francisco, California (see index of photographs)
  40. Thwaites
  41. Lieutenant Todd; United States Naval Gunboat Wheeling
  42. Towne, B. C.; Portland, Oregon
  43. Townsend; New York City
  44. Welden
  45. Winter and Pond; Juneau, Alaska
  46. Wolfe Foto


  • 1870-1925

Physical Description

8' (18 Boxes)

Conditions Governing Access

From the Collection: The materials are open for research.

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English


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