Alaska -- Pictorial works
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:
Alfred Hulse Brooks photographs and papers
Call Number: WA Photos 444
Overview: Photographs and papers created and collected by Alfred Hulse Brooks and then probably maintained by Philip Sidney Smith, his successor as Geologist in Charge of the Division of Alaskan Mineral Resources of the United States Geological Survey. The collection provides visual documentation of the work of the United States Geological Survey in Alaska. Most of the photographs were made by Brooks and other employees of the agency. Some images document joint surveys made with the Geological Survey of...
Dates: 1892-1955, bulk 1898-1924
Thomas R. Hill papers
Call Number: WA MSS S-259
Overview: The papers consist of correspondence between Thomas R. Hill, Jennie M. Hill, Angelo Heilprin, and others, Thomas Hill's journal and drawings of gold mining in Alaska, and papers of the Philadelphia Exploration and Mining Company, which organized to mine in Alaska.
L. Stark Humes collection of photographs of the Klondike region
Call Number: WA Photos 993
Overview: Photographs collected by Ladell Stark Humes of the Klondike region of the Yukon, as well as other areas in Alaska and Yukon Territory, circa 1865-1939. Photographers chiefly represented in the collection include William Howard Case, Case & Draper, Robert Collier, and A. W. Hall. Depicted are Native American men, women, and children; gold mining efforts; and town and landscape views. Also present are stereographs produced by the Keystone View Company of Inuit men, women, and...
Dates: circa 1865-1939
William E. Irwin Photographs collection
Call Number: WA Photos 516
Overview: Photographs of sites and individuals in Oklahoma Territory and Indian Territory, as well as Texas, New Mexico, Arizona, and other places in the American West, circa 1893-1935, chiefly created by William E. Irwin, as well as by his brothers, John Allison Irwin and Marvin Elmore Irwin.
Photographs of Alaska and British Columbia
Call Number: WA Photos Folio 154
Overview: Photographs at Klawock, Prince of Wales Island, Alaska, as well as West Cracroft Island and Haida Gwaii (formerly known as the Queen Charlotte Islands), British Columbia created during the summers of 2012 and 2013, and printed as 91 inkjet color and black-and-white prints that document Tlingit, Haida, and other indigenous people and cultures. The collection consists of six groups of images related to discrete events. Events include a memorial service for Dian Darlene White, the ceremonial...
Photographs of Alaska and Haida Gwaii, British Columbia
Call Number: WA Photos Folio 151
Overview: Photographs of Alaska and Haida Gwaii (formerly known as the Queen Charlotte Islands), British Columbia, 2011-2012, printed as thirty-three black-and-white gelatin silver prints and five color inkjet prints that chiefly document Haida and Tlingit people, sites, and cultures.
Frank Richard Oastler collection
Call Number: WA MSS S-2162
Overview: The collection consists of photograph albums, lantern slides, and photographic negatives documenting Oastler's interest in wildlife and conservation, from 1909-1938. The 68 photograph albums document the Oastlers' trips to the West and elsewhere. Approximately 6400 lantern slides, most of them hand-colored, were used for Dr. Oastler's lectures on the West, and include nine panoramic lantern slides.
William Palmer Kodak views of the Pribylov Islands, Bering Sea, Alaska
Call Number: WA Photos 1065
Overview: 194 photographs taken by William Palmer--with a Kodak Brownie Number 2--for the United States National Museum depicting the Pribilof Islands (formerly the Northern Fur Seal Islands), a group of volcanic islands off the coast of mainland Alaska, in the Bering Sea, 1890 June-August. The collection's title card suggests that Palmer organized the photographs into 5 categories: scenery, seals, sealing, birds, and miscellaneous. Images are chiefly of seals and sea lions, but also include...
Dates: 1890 June-August