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Alaska -- Politics and government -- 1867-1959

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

M. D. Ball papers

 Collection
Call Number: WA MSS S-2359
Overview: The papers consist primarily of scrapbooks containing newspaper clippings, manuscript notes, and Congressional bills regarding Alaska, but also include correspondence, customs documents, writings, maps, and a few photographs and printed illustrations. They document Ball's work as Customs Collector in Sitka at a time when that office was the chief representative of the U. S. government in Alaska; his term as Alaska's first delegate to Congress, 1882-85, and his campaign for representation and...
Dates: 1868-1927

John G. Brady papers

 Collection
Call Number: WA MSS S-1206
Overview: The collection consists of the personal and official papers of John G. Brady documenting early missionary work in Alaska, the history and political and economic development of Alaska, and Brady's life and career. There are early 20th century publications by Alaskan government bodies and missionary groups, as well as the public records of the City of Sitka. Included are photographs, negatives, and glass lantern slides of Alaskan scenery and subjects, native Alaskans, and Brady's family.
Dates: 1867-1937

Benjamin Frank Heintzleman papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 275
Overview: The papers consist of correspondence, diaries, writings, clippings, photographs, and topical files documenting the career of Benjamin Frank Heintzleman, particularly his term as territorial governor of Alaska (1953-1957) and his work promoting industrial growth and economic development in Alaska.
Dates: 1921-1965