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William L. McNutt slides

Guide to the William L. McNutt photographic slides

Collection number: HMC-0456.
Creator: McNutt, William L.
Title: William L. McNutt photographic slides.
Dates: undated, 1934-1973.
Volume of collection: 0.4 cubic feet.
Language of materials: Collection materials in English.
Collection summary: Photographic slides from an Anchorage firefighter.

Biographical note:
William L. McNutt was a native of Oklahoma.  He came to Alaska in 1948, joining the Anchorage Fire Department as a truck driver. McNutt was promoted to captain in 1950 and assistant chief in 1951.  He retired from the Anchorage Fire Department in 1968, after which he devoted much of his time to gardening.  McNutt and his wife, Bunny, owned a home at 1925 Arctic Boulevard.  William L. McNutt died in Anchorage in 1974 at the age of 70.

Collection description:
The collection consists of 876 of William L. McNutt’s personal color photographic slides.  The slides concern the McNutts’ life in Alaska.  Subjects of the slides include William McNutt, Bunny McNutt, their home and garden in Anchorage, the Anchorage Fire Department, places and events in Anchorage, and various places in southcentral Alaska.  Most of the slides are unidentified and images dating prior to 1963 are undated.

Arrangement: The slides are arranged in somewhat chronological order.

Digitized copies: Selected items have been digitized and can be accessed on Alaska’s Digital Archives. For information about obtaining copies, please contact Archives and Special Collections.

Rights note: Copyright to these slides is unknown.

Preferred citation: William L. McNutt photographic slides, Archives and Special Collections, Consortium Library, University of Alaska Anchorage.

Acquisition note: The collection was presented to the Archives by Joyce Honeychurch in 1996.

Processing information: This collection was arranged and described by Jeffrey Sinnott in 1999.

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