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Homer E. Dalrymple photograph album

Guide to the Homer E. Dalrymple photograph album
circa 1917-1925

Collection number: HMC-0662.
Creator: Dalrymple, Homer E.
Title: Homer E. Dalrymple photograph album.
Dates: circa 1917-1925.
Volume of collection: 0.2 cubic feet.
Language of materials: Materials in the collection are in English.
Collection summary: Photographs of Douglas, Alaska and tourists.

Biographical note:
Unavailable at this time.

Collection description:
The collection consists of a photograph album that may have belonged to Homer E. Dalrymple. The collection contains photographs and the calling card of Homer E. Dalrymple. Subjects of the photographs include: groups of young people, primarily female, living and recreating in and around the town of Douglas, Alaska; and a group touring Alaska aboard the S.S. Northwestern and the Alaska Railroad. The photographs of Douglas, Alaska, include images of people, houses, cabins, buildings, docks, boats, and a fox farm. The groups of youths are shown picnicking, camping, boating, skiing, snowshoeing, and sightseeing. Other subjects include the S.S. Northwestern docked at Cordova and officers and passengers on-board the steamship; the Curry Hotel; Childs, Columbia, and Norris glaciers; the Yukon River at Circle City; a large group of people at Fort Yukon; and the Inside Passage. The remaining album page, with mounted photographs, includes a print of six girls wading at Waverly Beach (Lake Winnebago, Wisconsin), single prints of two girls named Ethel and Editha, and three groups of men, women, and children.

Arrangement: The collection is arranged by type of document. Photographs are arranged by size.

Alternative formats: A xerographic copy of the indication the original order of the materials is available in the collection. Copy negatives were made from selected prints in the collection.

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: Homer E. Dalrymple 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 2004. The guide to the collection was converted to current standard by Veronica Denison in 2015.

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