Guide to the William L. Gough photograph album
Collection number: HMC-0719.
Creator: Gough, William L.
Title: William L. Gough photograph album.
Volume of collection: 0.2 cubic feet.
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Collection summary: Photograph album of a man who studied agriculture at the University of British Columbia and spent a winter in Southeast Alaska.
William L. Gough was a resident of Southern British Columbia, Canada. He served in the military during World War I, and later pursued a career in agriculture. From 1922 to 1926, Gough studied agriculture at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver. Gough was the Secretary of the Cranbrook Agricultural Association in 1922. In the winter of 1922 to 1923, he stayed in Southeast Alaska, before working at the Premier Gold Mine in Premier, British Columbia, during the summer of 1923. In 1927, he visited relatives in England.
The collection contains the contents of the personal photograph album of William L. Gough. The collection includes: 184 original black and white prints from the album and the original album covers and pages containing written information. Subjects of the photographs include: William Gough, friends, family, classmates, and coworkers; various farms, towns, and other locations in Canada; locations in Southeast Alaska; and scenes of college life at the University of British Columbia. Locations in British Columbia depicted include: Premier Gold Mine, Salmon River, Okanagan Mission, Chilliwack, Vancouver, Fort Langley, Alert Bay, Prince Rupert, Stewart, Glacier, Cranbrook, and Kelowna. Locations in other parts of Canada include: Clarkson (Ontario), Capreol (Ontario), Regina (Saskatchewan), Young (Saskatchewan), Unity Cooperative Creamery (Unity, Saskatchewan), Jasper (Alberta), and Chateau Frontenac (Quebec). Locations in Alaska include: Ketchikan, Juneau, Skagway, Taku Glacier and Hyder.
Arrangement: The photographs from the original album are arranged by size.
Alternative formats: A xerographic copy of the the original album was made to indicate the original order of the the photographs.
Digitized copies: This collection has not been digitized. For information about obtaining digital copies, please contact Archives and Special Collections.
Rights note: Archives and Special Collections does not own copyright to the collection.
Preferred citation: William L. Gough photograph album, Archives and Special Collections, Consortium Library, University of Alaska Anchorage.
Acquisition note: The collection was purchased by the Archives on eBay in 2004.
Processing information: The original photograph album was dismantled, the photographs arranged by size, and the collection described by Jeffrey Sinnott in 2004. The guide to the collection was converted to current standard by Gwen Sieja in 2015.