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James H. Ferguson photograph negatives

Guide to the James H. Ferguson photograph negatives
undated, 1948-1950
An Alaska Historical Society Collection

Collection number: HMC-1007-AHS.
Creator: Ferguson, James.
Title: James H. Ferguson photograph negatives.
Dates: undated, 1948-1950.
Volume of collection: 0.01 cubic feet.
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Collection summary: Photographic negatives taken by a journalist who traveled to Alaska.

Biographical note:
James Ferguson worked for the Associated Press and was a resident of Portland, Oregon. He likely visited Alaska in 1948 and in 1950; the latter trip was as a part of a press tour. He wrote several articles for the Oregonian on Alaska.

Collection description:
This collection consists of fifty-nine photograph negatives taken by James Ferguson. They include views of Anchorage and Alaska mountains (aerial); Fairbanks; gold mine; personalities, and a pig farm.

Arrangement: The collection is arranged by subject.

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 hold copyright to this collection.

Preferred citation: James H. Ferguson photograph negatives, Alaska Historical Society collections, Archives and Special Collections, Consortium Library, University of Alaska Anchorage.

Works used in preparation of inventory: Biographical information provided by the donor.

Acquisition note: This collection was presented to the Alaska Historical Society by Mrs. James Ferguson in 1990. The Historical Society retains ownership of the collection and has placed it on deposit with Archives and Special Collections.

Processing information: This collection was described prior to 2008.

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