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Herbert L. Faulkner telegram

Guide to the Herbert L. Faulkner telegram

Collection number: HMC-0956.
Creator: Faulkner, Herbert L.
Title: Herbert L. Faulkner telegram.
Date: 1912.
Volume of collection: 0.01 cubic feet.
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Collection summary: Telegram sent by a U.S. Marshal in Juneau.

Biographical note:
Herbert Lionel Faulkner was born in Maitland, Nova Scotia, in 1883. He later studied law in the law office of Charles G. Ingersoll in Ketchikan, Alaska. In 1911, Faulkner married Roma Jameson of Aberdeen, Washington. In Ketchikan, he worked as a clerk at the Tongass Trading store before becoming the Deputy U. S. Marshal there (1903-1909). In 1909, he moved to Juneau, where he served as Deputy U. S. Marshal (1909-1911) and U. S. Marshal for the First Judicial District (1911-1914). Faulkner was admitted to the Alaska Bar in 1914, and became a naturalized U. S. citizen in 1925. In 1934, he was appointed Norwegian Vice Consul for Southeast Alaska. Herbert Faulkner retired to Oakland, California, in 1959, and died in San Francisco, in 1972.

Collection description:
The collection consists of a single telegram sent by U. S. Marshal Herbert L. Faulkner in Juneau to the U. S. Attorney General in Washington, D.C., in 1912. In the U. S. Army Signal Corps telegram, dated January 21, 1912, Faulkner refers to the Attorney General’s previous telegram concerning transfer of prisoners held for court at Juneau, and asks if this also refers to prisoners held at Ketchikan and Wrangell awaiting the court term in Ketchikan.

Arrangement: The collection is a single item.

Digitized copies: This collection has not been digitized. For information about obtaining digital copies, please contact Archives and Special Collections.

Rights note: Collection materials are presumed to be in the public domain.

Preferred citation: Herbert L. Faulkner telegram, Archives and Special Collections, Consortium Library, University of Alaska Anchorage.

Acquisition note: The collection was purchased by the Archives on eBay in 2007.

Processing information: This collection was described by Jeffrey Sinnott in 2007. The guide to the collection was converted to current standard by Gwen Sieja in 2015.

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