Guide to the Robert Wethern papers
Collection number: HMC-0433.
Creator: Wethern, Robert.
Title: Robert Wethern papers.
Dates: undated, 1973-1994.
Volume of collection: 0.2 cubic feet.
Language of materials: Materials in this collection are in English.
Collection summary: Papers about Alaskan sportsman and bush pilot, Grenold Collins, and on waterfowl conservation.
Unavailable at this time.
This collection consists of Robert Wethern’s papers regarding proposed articles and a book concerning the life of Grenold Collins, an Alaskan wildlife agent, guide, pilot, and sportsman. Included are a draft of Robert Wethern’s biographical article on Collins; a profile of Collins by Lee Richardson; a memoir written by Collins; excerpts from the proposed text of a book entitled, The Waterfowler’s Pacific Flyway; and correspondence between Robert Wethern, Grenold Collins, and others concerning proposed articles or books, as well as personal matters.
Arrangement: The collection is arranged by type of document.
Digitized copies: This collection has not been digitized. For information about obtaining digital copies, please contact Archives and Special Collections.
Rights note: Archives and Special Collections has copyright to materials created by Robert Wethern, as well as Dorothy and Grenold Collins.
Preferred citation: Robert Wethern papers, Archives and Special Collections, Consortium Library, University of Alaska Anchorage.
Related materials: Archives and Special Collections also holds the Dorothy and Grenold papers, HMC-0422.
Acquisition note: The collection was donated to the Archives by Robert Wethern in 1994. Wethern signed a deed of gift in 1995.
Processing information: This collection was arranged and described by Jeffrey Sinnott prior to 1999. The guide to the collection was converted to current standard by Veronica Denison in 2018.
|1||Grenold Collins – A Profile by Lee Richardson||circa 1978|
|2||Quotes from an interview Wethern had with Collins||1978 , 1994|
|3||Memoir written by Collins||undated|
|4||Excerpt from “Coastal Alaska, Earliest Years” for the Far North section of The Waterfowler’s Pacific Flyway||undated|
|5||Excerpt from Proposed Text of “Coastal Alaska, Contemporary Times” Chapter, of The Far North section of The Waterfowler’s Pacific Flyway||undated|
|6||Memorial article on Grenold Collins||1992|
|7||Correspondence: Primarily between Bob Wethern and Grenold Collins. Also, included are letters written by, and, or to, Richard Abel, Lauren R. Donaldson, Richard Russell, Fred and Dorothy Collins, and Bob Smith||1977-1980, 1994|
|8||Correspondence: Primarily between Bob Wethern and Grenold Collins. Other correspondents are David Hagerbaumer, Roger Bachman, and Dorothy Collins||undated, 1983-1989, 1994|
|9||Photograph of Grenold Collins and an unidentified male at the Fly Fisher’s Club of Oregon||1973|