Guide to the United States Navy Seaman photograph album
Collection number: HMC-0647.
Title: United States Navy Seaman photograph album.
Volume of collection: 0.2 cubic feet.
Language of materials: Materials in the collection are in English.
Collection summary: Photograph album from a seaman who served at Dutch Harbor during World War II.
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The collection consists of the photograph album of a United States Navy seaman stationed at Dutch Harbor, on Amaknak Island, during the war. The collection contains: the original album cover, “Alaska’s Flag” poem, and four pages of memory leaves with autographs, addresses, and comments of friends; photographs and Alaska tourist prints from the album, primarily of Unalaska and Dutch Harbor; and an envelope addressed to Charles J. Rauser of Helena, Montana, sent by an E.L. Humphreys of Malta, Montana, which contained the loose prints. Subjects of the photographs include: family and friends, fellow soldiers, and buildings and scenery around Dutch Harbor and Amaknak Island.
Arrangement: The collection is arranged by document type. Photographs are arranged by size.
Alternative formats: The collection includes a xerographic copy of the album indicating the original order of the materials.
Digitized copies: This collection has not been digitized. For information about obtaining digital copies, please contact Archives and Special Collections.
Rights note: Archives does not hold copyright to materials in this collection.
Preferred citation: United States Navy Seaman photograph album, Archives and Special Collections, Consortium Library, University of Alaska Anchorage.
Acquisition note: The collection was purchased via Internet auction in 2003.
Processing information: The photograph album was dismantled, photographs rearranged by size, and the collection described by Jeffrey Sinnott in 2003. The guide to the collection was converted to current standard by Veronica Denison in 2015.