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Delores Mann slides

Guide to the Delores Mann slides

Collection number: HMC-0571.
Creator: Mann, Delores.
Title: Delores Mann slides.
Dates: 1976-1984.
Volume of collection: 0.8 cubic feet.
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Collection summary: Color slides taken by an Oregon woman during road-trips through Alaska and western Canada.

Biographical note:
Delores Mann and her husband Paul Mann owned and operated Mann’s Guernsey Dairy Farm in Abiqua Acres, Oregon. The couple made extended trips in their motor-home.

Collection description:
The collection consists of 2,060 color slides taken by Delores Mann on her trips to Alaska and western Canada between 1976 and 1984, as well as commercial travel slides purchased by Mann. Some of the primary destinations of the trips included: Vancouver, Southeast Alaska (Inside Passage), Skagway, Haines, Valdez, Columbia Glacier, Homer, the Matanuska Valley, Denali National Park (McKinley National Park), Fairbanks, Barrow, Eagle, Dawson City, Whitehorse, Prince Rupert, Yellowknife, and Jasper National Park. Two of the trips included trips on Alaska ferries from Seattle to Haines, and Prince Rupert to Skagway.

Arrangement: Slides taken by Delores Mann are arranged chronologically by date and by Mann’s original numbering system.

Digitized copies: Selected slides from this collection have been digitized and can be found on Alaska’s Digital Archives. For information about obtaining copies please contact Archives and Special Collections.

Rights note: Archives and Special Collections  does not own copyright to items in this collection.

Preferred citation: Delores Mann slides, Archives and Special Collections, Consortium Library, University of Alaska Anchorage.

Acquisition note: Archives purchased this collection at internet auction in 2002.

Processing information: This collection was described by Jeffrey Sinnott in 2002.

Container list:

Box/Folder Description Date
1/1 Vancouver, British Columbia area trip.  91 slides.  Nos. 6-145. 1976 September 21-25
1/2-4 Alaska trip.  530 slides.  Nos. 1-712.  Includes slides of ferry ride from Seattle, Washington to Haines-Canada. 1978 June 30-July 24
1/5-7 Alaska trip.  611 slides.  Nos. 2-864.  Includes slide of ferry ride on the Matanuska from Prince Rupert, B.C. to Skagway, Alaska. 1982 June 28-August 6
2/1-4 Alaska trip.  791 slides.  Nos. 1-850. 1984 July 19-August 18
2/5 Undated and other slides.  37 slides.  Nos. 233A-263A. 1978, undated
2/6 Commercial travel slides of Alaska.  12 slides. Includes, Barrow and Denali National Park and Preserve. undated

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