Guide to the Bill Lathan slides
Collection number: HMC-1055.
Creator: Lathan, Bill.
Title: Bill Lathan slides.
Volume of collection: 0.01 cubic feet.
Language of materials: Collection materials in English.
Collection summary: Photographs related to Alaska oil pipeline construction from the summer of 1977.
Bill Lathan, Anchorage resident, worked as a surveyor for Arctic Surveying.
This collection consists of twenty 35 mm color slides of pipeline construction, possibly out of the 5 Mile Camp. The images were taken in the summer of 1977. Images include views of the compressor used to test the pipeline for leaks and of the machine used to put insulation around the pipe.
Arrangement: The images are in order by the processing date and the slide number stamped on each mount.
Digitized copies: Digital versions of the slides are available on the Alaska’s Digital Archives site.
Rights note: Rights to these materials are held by Archives and Special Collections.
Preferred citation: Bill Lathan slides, Archives and Special Collections, Consortium Library, University of Alaska Anchorage.
Acquisition note: Bill Lathan donated the slides to Archives and Special Collections in 2009.
Processing information: This collection was described by Arlene Schmuland in 2009.