Guide to the Elmer H. Hoode scrapbook
Collection number: HMC-0568.
Creator: Hoode, Elmer H.
Title: Elmer H. Hoode scrapbook.
Volume of collection: 0.02 cubic feet.
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Collection summary: Scrapbook from a U.S. Marine stationed at Dutch Harbor.
Elmer H. Hoode was a United States Marine who was stationed at the Naval Operating Base, Navy 151, at Dutch Harbor, Alaska, in 1943.
The collection consists of a scrapbook kept by soldier Elmer H. Hoode while at Dutch Harbor during World War II. The collection consists of the contents of the scrapbook, including the original cover and first three pages, fourteen black and white photographic prints, two menus, a copy of Christmas carol lyrics, and some photograph clippings. The photographs include: 9 Alaska tourist prints, primarily of people in Unalaska; a signed portrait of actress Olivia DeHavilland; three prints of Dutch Harbor from Iliuliak Bay; and a picture of sea lions on a beach. The menus are for the Naval Operating Base at Dutch Harbor, for their Thanksgiving and Christmas dinners in 1943.
Arrangement: Collection materials are sorted by type and size.
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 hold copyright to the materials in this collection.
Preferred citation: Elmer H. Hoode scrapbook, Archives and Special Collections, Consortium Library, University of Alaska Anchorage.
Acquisition note: The collection was purchased at internet auction in 2002.
Processing information: This collection was arranged and described by Jeffrey Sinnott in 2002. The album was dismantled at that time and collection contents were placed in enclosures. The finding aid was converted to current standard by Arlene Schmuland in 2014.