Anne Moses Collection Description

ANNE MOSES. Tourist Scrapbook; 1936, 1942. .1 cu. ft.

Miss Anne Moses toured Alaska on the Alaska Steamship Company’s S.S. Yukon from Seattle to Seward in August 1936.

The collection consists of the contents of the tourist scrapbook of Ann Moses. The collection contains: a xerographic copy of the original ten page scrapbook; memorabilia from the Alaska Steamship Company, the Alaska Railroad, and the Canadian Pacific travel system; two photographs, including a large Ordway’s Photo Shop print of the S.S. Yukon at Columbia Glacier, and one of a glacier along the Alaska Railroad; and other items. The Alaska Steamship Company items include: a deck layout for the S.S. Yukon; a copy of the ship’s daily newsletter, The Yukon Trail, for August 14, 1936; three menus; a 1936 sailings schedule; a passenger list for the ship’s sailing from Seattle on August 9, 1936; a booklet entitled, “My Alaska Cruise”; and a ticket envelope, passenger identification check, luggage tag, and luggage sticker. Alaska Railroad items include a travelogue booklet and a tourist brochure. There is a single photo-illustrated Canadian Pacific travel system booklet for travel in Alaska from 1936. Other memorabilia items include: a Pruell’s Gift Shop guide to Ketchikan, a sticker from The Nugget Shop in Juneau, a Gray Line ticket for a tour of Mendenhall Glacier and Auke Lake, a horse race ticket, a business card from a jewelry and curio shop in Juneau, and a page of dried flowers. Also included with the scrapbook is a commencement program for the University of Oregon from May 31, 1942.

The collection was acquired by the archives in 2003.


JAS (2/2004)

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