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C M Thurston photographs

Guide to the C. M. Thurston photographs
An Alaska Historical Society collection

Collection number: HMC-1017-AHS.
Creator: Thurston, C. M.
Title: C. M. Thurston photographs.
Dates: 1906-1920.
Volume of collection: 0.02 cubic feet.
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Collection summary: Scenes in southeastern and southcentral Alaska.

Biographical note:
The Archives has no information about the creator of these photographs.

Collection description:
This collection contains sixty-two original photographs which are primarily scenes of southeastern and southcentral Alaska. A number are signed Thurston or C.M.T. or are in the same handwriting. They depict a trip on the S.S. Bertha, mines (Beatson’s Mine and the Elmar Mine), towns and areas (Ft. Liscum, Orca, Cordova, Seldovia, Valdez, and Yakutat), and places (St. Augustine Volcano and Broad Pass).

Arrangement: The photographs are in the order in which they arrived at the Archives.

Alternative formats: Copy negatives have been made of 44 of the images in the collection.

Digitized copies: Selected photographs from this collection have been digitized and can be found on Alaska’s Digital ArchivesFor information about obtaining copies please contact Archives and Special Collections.

Rights note: Copyright status of the photographs is unknown.

Preferred citation: C. M. Thurston photographs, Alaska Historical Society collections, Archives and Special Collections, Consortium Library, University of Alaska Anchorage.

Acquisition note: This collection was donated to the Alaska Historical Society.  The Historical Society retains ownership of the collection and placed it on deposit in Archives and Special Collections in 1989.

Processing information: This collection was described prior to 1990. The guide was updated to current standard by Arlene Schmuland in 2015.

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