University of Alaska, Fairbanks
The Robert M. Crawford Papers consist of correspondence, newsclippings, performance programs, musical scores, and photographs documenting the life and career of singer and composer Robert Crawford
University of Alaska, Fairbanks
The RS 2477 Project Collection consists of files documenting five hundred and sixty-seven historic trails that may qualify as public rights-of-way under Revised Statute 2477, establishing the historic nature of each of the trails
University of Alaska, Fairbanks
The Anfesia Shapsnikoff Papers consist of letters written by Shapsnikoff to Ray Hudson from 1967 to 1972, a diary/notebook with entries dating from February 2, 1945 to December 12, 1969, various translations into the Aleut language, maps with place names in Aleut provided by Shapsnikoff, an obituary and a resolution by the Alaska Senate honoring Shapsnikoff
University of Alaska, Fairbanks
The James E. Fisher Scrapbooks consist of two scrapbooks of newspaper clippings documenting the activities of the first Alaska State Legislature in 1959. They were compiled for Fisher by D. Sellin and L. Lowther
University of Alaska, Fairbanks
The Lanier McKee Photographs document McKee's voyage north to Nome, Alaska, in the summer of 1900 aboard the C.D. Lane; his time in Nome and subsequent journey to Council by way of Chenik (Golovin), the Fish River, and the Neukluk River; his time in Council in the summers of 1900-1903; and his mining claims on Mesling Creek (the Eli Fraction) and on a bench of the Ophir River (the Rajah claim), both in the Council region. The 217 photographs, which are well identified, include images of Alaska Natives at Unalaska, Nome, and Chenik (Golovin); Nome and Council businesses and streetscapes; and shipwrecks at Nome
University of Alaska, Fairbanks
The Blanche Cascaden Papers consist of 18 letters received by Blache Cascaden from the Alaska Road Commission, Alaskan delegates to the U.S. House of Representatives, the Alaska Railroad, the office of the Secretary of the Interior, and others concerning construction of a road between Fox and Livengood, Alaska
University of Alaska, Fairbanks
The Peg and Andy Marshall Transparencies Collection consists of six images taken by Peg Marshall and published in Alaska Sportsman, Vol. 47, no. 8. Subjects include the University of Alaska, an Eskimo child, cabins, kennels, and the aurora borealis
University of Alaska, Fairbanks
The Polar Libraries Colloquy Records consist of audiotapes, photographs, planning documents, programs, lists of participants, summaries of proceedings, and other material related to activities of the Polar Libraries Colloquy (formerly Northern Libraries Colloquy)
University of Alaska, Fairbanks
The Oskar Erikson Papers consist of Erikson's handwritten memoir of a life at sea, several newspaper articles about Erikson's retirement pursuits and reminiscences of his earlier adventures, and a small number of photographs depicting Erikson, vessels aboard which he sailed, crewmates, and family members. The lively memoir, "Experience on Land and Sea," begins with Erikson's description of going to sea at age 14 (circa 1878) and ends with an account of his service as mate aboard a vessel running guns to Borneo in 1915. Approximately 25 pages of the memoir deal with activities in Alaskan waters, describing sea otter hunts off the Aleutian Islands in 1893 and 1894, a sea lion hunt on Bogoslof Island in 1893, the transport of reindeer from the Siberian coast to Alaska's Cape York in 1899 while captain of the S.S. Albion, and the early days of the gold rush to Cape Nome, 1899-1900
University of Alaska, Fairbanks
The collection consists of the registers and accounting records of the Ferry Roadhouse (1928-1959) and the Kobe Roadhouse (1927-1949; also known as the Rex Roadhouse). The Ferry Roadhouse was located at Ferry, Alaska, approximately 39 miles south of Nenana, Alaska, and the Kobe Roadhouse was at Rex, Alaska, approximately 48 miles south of Nenana