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Gene and Marie Anderson photographs

Guide to the Gene and Marie Anderson photographs

Collection number: HMC-0904.
Anderson, Gene.
Anderson, Marie.
Title: Gene and Marie Anderson photographs.
Date: 1927.
Volume of collection: 0.01 cubic feet.
Language of materials: Materials in this collection are in English.
Collection summary: Photographs of a couple who toured Western Canada and Alaska.

Biographical note:
Gene and Marie Anderson took a tour of Alaska, British Columbia, and the Yukon Territory in the summer of 1927. They traveled by steamship, railroad, and riverboat.

Collection description:
The collection consists of the original tourist photographs of Gene and Marie Anderson, from their trip to Western Canada and Alaska in 1927. The photographs depict the couple’s trip, including stops in Wrangell, Sitka, Juneau, Atlin, Whitehorse, Dawson, Anchorage, Cantwell, Denali National Park, Fairbanks, Circle, Rampart, and Fort Yukon. Specific subjects of the photographs include: the Juneau Cold Storage Co. building in Juneau, Mendenhall Glacier, the Atlin Inn in Atlin, British Columbia, a pet fox at a fox farm in Anchorage, the archway at Denali National Park, buildings at Cantwell, the front of the hospital building in Fort Yukon, Alaska Governor George Parks standing in front of the railroad depot in Anchorage, and author Rex Beach’s cabin. General subjects of the photographs include street scenes, glaciers, totem poles, cemeteries, native peoples, steamships, riverboats, dogs, the Inside Passage, and Yukon River scenery.

Arrangement: The collection is arranged in no discernible order.

Digitized copies: Selected items have been digitized and can be viewed on Alaska’s Digital Archives. For information about obtaining copies please contact Archives and Special Collections.

Rights note: Archives does not hold copyright to materials in this collection.

Preferred citation: Gene and Marie Anderson photographs, Archives and Special Collections, Consortium Library, University of Alaska Anchorage.

Acquisition note: The collection was purchased via Internet auction in 2006.

Processing information: This collection was described by Jeffrey Sinnott in 2006. The guide to the collection was converted to current standard by Veronica Denison in 2015.

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