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New York hunter diary and photographs

Guide to the New York hunter diary and photographs

Collection number: HMC-0552.
Creator: unknown.
Title: New York hunter diary and photographs.
Date: 1903.
Volume of collection: 0.01 cubic feet.
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Collection summary: Diary and photographs of a man who traveled to Alaska on a hunting trip in 1903.

Biographical note:
Unavailable at this time.

Collection description:
This collection consists of the diary and photographs of a man who visited Alaska on a hunting trip in 1903. The hunter traveled to Alaska from New York by train and boat. After arriving in Juneau, the man and his partner set up camp on Admiralty Island where they shoot several bears. While in Alaska he also visited a mining operation outside Juneau. The diary is 54 pages long and contains entries beginning on July 5, 1903, and ending at least one month later, with no exact dates given. Also included in the collection are 4 black and white photographs of the diary’s author, his partner Phelps, and a native guide.

Arrangement: The collection is arranged by type of material.

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 does not own copyright to the collection.

Preferred citation: New York hunter diary and photographs, Archives and Special Collections, Consortium Library, University of Alaska Anchorage.

Acquisition note: The collection was purchased by the Archives on eBay in 2001.

Processing information: This collection was described by Kathleen Hertel in 2002. The guide to the collection was converted to current standard by Gwen Sieja in 2015.

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