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Herman Binschus application and permit

Guide to the Herman Binschus application and permit

Collection number: HMC-0612.
Creator: Binschus, Herman.
Title: Herman Binschus application and permit.
Date: 1943.
Volume of collection: 0.01 cubic feet.
Language of materials: Materials in this collection are in English.
Collection summary: Application to the Western Defense Command Alaska Travel Control.

Biographical note:
Herman August Frank Binschus was born in Danville, Illinois in 1896 and died in Portland, Oregon in 1979. He applied for permission to enter Alaska at Yakutat in 1943 as an employee of the American Can Company.

Collection description:
This collection contains one four-page document, Herman Binschus’ application and permit to enter Alaska from the Western Defense Command and Fourth Army Alaska Travel Control. The application includes a photograph of Mr. Binschus, fingerprints, physical description, 10-year residence and occupational history, references, military service, information about his parents and wife, and information about his reason for entering Alaska. The permit was approved and notes that Mr. Binschus was allowed to disembark at Yakutat in May, 1943.

Arrangement: The collection is arranged in original order.

Digitized copies: The collection has been digitized and is available on Alaska’s Digital Archives. For information about obtaining digital copies, please contact Archives and Special Collections.

Rights note: Archives holds copyright to materials created by Herman Binschus.

Preferred citation: Herman Binschus application and permit, Archives and Special Collections, Consortium Library, University of Alaska Anchorage.

Acquisition note: The collection was donated to the Archives by Mary Ellen McFadden in 2003.

Processing information: This collection was described by Arlene Schmuland in 2003. The guide to the collection was converted to current standard by Veronica Denison in 2014.

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