Guide to the Walter D. Bradshaw scrapbook

Guide to the Walter D. Bradshaw scrapbook
1942-1943

 

Collection number: HMC-0974.
Creator: Bradshaw, Walter.
Title: Walter D. Bradshaw scrapbook.
Dates: 1942-1943
Volume of collection: 0.20 cubic feet.
Language of materials: Materials in this collection are in English.
Collection summary: Copied scrapbook relating to World War II in the Aleutians.

 

Biographical note:

Walter D. Bradshaw was from Newton, Kansas. During World War II, he served in the U.S. Army on the Aleutians islands of Umnak and Attu. His wife worked in a library during the war and compiled clippings of newspaper and magazine articles and photographs concerning the war in the Aleutians and Alaska. Walter Bradshaw, who owned a print shop, later sold copies of the resultant scrapbook.

 

Collection description:

The collection consists of a large format copy of a World War II era scrapbook of clippings concerning the war in the Aleutian Islands and Alaska. The scrapbook is 85 pages in length, and contains primarily black and white copies, along with a few color copies. All but a very few of the clippings in the scrapbook exclude the source and date of the article or photograph.

 

Arrangement: The collection is arranged in the order it arrived.

 

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: Walter D. Bradshaw scrapbook, Archives and Special Collections, Consortium Library, University of Alaska Anchorage.

 

Acquisition note: The collection was presented to the archives by Albert F. King in 2007.

 

Processing information: This collection was described by Jeffrey Sinnott in 2007. The collection was converted to current standard by Veronica Denison in 2014.

 

Location of originals: The original scrapbook is presumed to be with the creator or the creator’s family.

 

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