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Jarret family photographs

Guide to the Jarret family photographs

Collection number: HMC-0969.
Creator: Jarret family.
Title: Jarret family photographs.
Date: 1921.
Volume of collection: 0.02 cubic feet.
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Collection summary: Photographs of Chickaloon area and the coal mine there.

Biographical note:
The Archives has no biographical data about this family.

Collection description:
The collection consists of pages and partial pages from a family photograph album from 1921. There are 22 original black and white prints and two photograph clippings from a magazine. All of the prints were taken around Chickaloon, Alaska, and the U. S. government coal mine that operated there. Specific subjects include: the town of Chickaloon; Chickaloon Coal Mine (staff, engineers, coal tipple, prospect tunnel, railroad, and coal outcroppings), fur trappers, the Chickaloon River, Castle Mountain, and King Mountain.

Arrangement: Album pages have been retained in the order in which they arrived at the Archives.

Digitized copies: Digital copies of 19 of the images have been digitized and placed online in the Alaska’s Digital Archives. For information about obtaining digital copies, please contact Archives and Special Collections.

Rights note: Copyright status of the images is unknown.

Preferred citation: Jarret family photographs, Archives and Special Collections, Consortium Library, University of Alaska Anchorage.

Acquisition note: The Archives purchased these pages at internet auction in 2007. The album appears to have been dismantled and sold in parts.

Processing information: This collection was described by Jeffrey Sinnott in 2007. The guide to the collection was updated to meet current standard by Arlene Schmuland in 2015.

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