University of Alaska, Fairbanks
The F.D. Knight Papers consist of photographs, diaries, and news clippings documenting Knight's gold rush mining adventure in the vicinity of Rampart, Alaska, in the years 1898-1900. The 233 photographs include scenes from Knight's cross-country train trip to Seattle, his voyage from Seattle to Rampart and back, his everyday life and mining activities in the vicinity of Rampart, and his trip from Rampart to Dawson and Whitehorse, Yukon, as well as images of Alaska Natives and fellow miners encountered in his travels. The diaries record Knight's daily activities in brief entries covering the period from mid May 1898 through mid July 1899 and mid June through mid August 1900, and include sketches of the steam boiler apparatus he used to thaw the ground for mining. Photocopies of a small number of newspaper clippings provide background information. Also found in the collection are typed transcriptions of the diaries, produced by the donor
University of Alaska, Fairbanks
The C.E. Allen Mining papers consist of legal papers, correspondence and a memorandum book all relating to the mining interests of C.E. Allen in the Fairbanks mining district, Alaska
University of Alaska, Fairbanks
The Woodrow Johansen Papers consist of 1080 photographs relating primarily to the Alaska Road Commission and road and bridge construction and maintenance in Interior Alaska, 1925-1954, and 114 color photographs of construction of the winter haul road known as the "Hickel Highway," April 1969. The collection also includes images of dogsledding, various Alaskan towns and villages (Beaver, Fairbanks, Fort Yukon, Livengood, Olnes, Stevens Village, Unalakleet, Wiseman), construction camps, roadhouses (Chicken and Cleary Summit), and road machinery, as well as a portrait of Woodrow Johansen at his desk (1969)
University of Alaska, Fairbanks
The Al Rolf Photographs consist of one photograph album of Rolf family pictures dating to approximately the 1920s. Notable images include gold dredge construction, farming with horse-drawn equipment, road construction and road-building machinery, and a tent camp. Most of the photographs appear to have been taken in Interior Alaska, possibly in the Fairbanks area
University of Alaska, Fairbanks
The Chief Peter John Collection consists of photographs, news clippings, writings, and ephemera documenting the life of the Athapascan elder and traditional chief Peter John (1900-2003) of Minto, Alaska. Also found in the collection are photographs and video footage of Chief Peter John's funeral and funeral potlatch
University of Alaska, Fairbanks
The primary focus of this collection is Episcopal missions in Alaska. Missions from around the state are represented, but there is a particular emphasis on the Athabascan people of Interior Alaska. This album contains original photographs as well as photographs clipped from publications with captions included. This collection has scenes of daily life from villages such as Tanana, Fort Yukon, Anvik and Chena. A number of people in this collection are identified
University of Alaska, Fairbanks
The Bear Ketzler Photograph Collection consists of thirty 8x10 black-and-white photographs of people and events at the first meetings of the Tanana Chiefs' Conference held in Tanana, Alaska, June 1962. There is also a copy of Dena' Nena' Henash (Our Land Speaks), a summary of what was discussed in the meetings
University of Alaska, Fairbanks
The Jennifer Jolis Photograph Collection contains 48 images of people in Chalkyiksik, Alaska, in 1965-1966 when Jolis served as a Vista volunteer. Many of the people are identified. There are also 10 digital prints of commercial lantern slides, ca. 1900
University of Alaska, Fairbanks
The John J. Steinmetz papers consist of typed transcriptions of thirty-three letters, the bulk of which were written by John J. Steinmetz, and photocopies of two of the original letters. The letters describe Steinmetz's journey from Saint Paul, Minnesota, to Alaska by rail and ship in the spring of 1898, and his activities and observations as a prospector in the Copper River and Goodpaster River regions of Alaska in 1898-1899. Of special interest are Steinmetz's descriptions of clothing and supply purchases and his impressions of Seattle, Skagway, and Valdez. Also included in the collection is a photograph of Steinmetz taken in 1914
University of Alaska, Fairbanks
The Morton E. Stevens Family Papers consist primarily of photographs. Images include scenes from throughout Alaska, especially Interior Alaska and the Fairbanks area, as well as family members and friends and their activities. The collection also includes a small number of personal documents and mementos

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