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Adrian Edison Erickson photograph album

Guide to the Adrian Edison Erickson photograph album

Collection number: HMC-0537.
Creator: Erickson, Adrian Edison.
Title: Adrian Edison Erickson photograph album.
Dates: 1924 June-July.
Volume of collection: 0.01 cubic feet.
Language of materials: Collection materials in English.
Collection summary: Album of a trip through Alaska and Canada.

Biographical note:
Adrian Edison Erickson lived in Arthur, Iowa. On June 28, 1924, he traveled to Southeast Alaska and Northwest Canada aboard the SS Princess Alice. Erickson left Alaska on July 14, 1924.

Collection description:
This collection consists of a photograph album created by Adrian Erickson while on a trip through Alaska and Canada in 1924. The album contains 62 black and white prints depicting scenes from throughout Southeast Alaska and Western Canada. Included are views of Vancouver, Prince Rupert, and Alert Bay, British Columbia; Ketchikan, Taku Glacier, Juneau, and Skagway, Alaska; White Pass, Dawson, Whitehorse, Moosehide, and Carcross, Yukon Territory. Also featured are images of Native settlements, mining, the SS Princess Alice, the paddlewheel steamers Tutshi and Casca, and the Taylor Drury Pedlar & Company General Store.

Arrangement: The album has been retained in its original order.

Digitized copies: Five of the images from the album have been digitized and placed online in the Alaska’s Digital Archives.

Rights note: Copyright to this collection is not held by Archives and Special Collections.

Preferred citation: Adrian Edison Erickson photograph album, Archives and Special Collections, Consortium Library, University of Alaska Anchorage.

Acquisition note: This collection was purchased by the Archives at internet auction in 2001.

Processing information: This collection was described by Kathleen Hertel in 2001. The guide to the collection was updated to meet current standard by Arlene Schmuland in 2009.



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