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Alexander W. Swanitz letters

Guide to the Alexander W. Swanitz letters

Collection number: HMC-0240.
Creator: Swanitz, Alexander W.
Title: Alexander W. Swanitz letters.
Dates: 1909-1910.
Volume of collection: 0.01 cubic feet.
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Collection summary: Letters from a consulting engineer for the Alaska Northern Railroad.

Biographical note:
Alexander W. Swanitz was a civil engineer for several railroad construction projects in the United States. He was a consulting engineer and later a chief engineer for the Alaska Northern Railroad. Mr. Swanitz died in 1915.

Collection description:
This collection consists of two copied letters from A. W. Swanitz to George Love of Valdez, Alaska. The first concerns business concerns and the second relates to construction of the Alaska Northern Railway and politics.

Arrangement: The letters are in chronological order.

Digitized copies: This collection has not been digitized. For information about obtaining digital copies, please contact Archives and Special Collections.

Rights note: The letters are in the public domain.

Preferred citation: Alexander W. Swanitz papers, Archives and Special Collections, Consortium Library, University of Alaska Anchorage.

Works used in preparation of inventory: Wikipedia contributors, “Alexander W. Swanitz,” Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia, https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Alexander_W._Swanitz&oldid=745447101 (accessed August 8, 2018).

Acquisition note: The letters were loaned to the archives for copying by A. Ferrara of Anchorage in 1980.

Processing information: This collection was described by prior to 1993. The guide was updated to current standard by Arlene Schmuland in 2018.

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