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Charles K. Hyde slides

Guide to the Charles K. Hyde slides

Collection number: HMC-1100.
Creator: Hyde, Charles K.
Title: Charles K. Hyde slides.
Date: 1990-1991.
Volume of collection: 0.2 cubic feet.
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Collection summary: Color slides documenting a study tour of Alaska mining sites by the Society for Industrial Archeology.

Biographical note:
Charles K. Hyde is professor emeritus of History at Wayne State University.  He earned a B.A. in History from UMass-Amherst and a Ph.D. in History at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.  He is also an industrial archeologist and participated in a study tour led by the Society for Industrial Archeology of current and historic mining operations in Alaska and the Yukon from August 18-26, 1990.

Collection description:
The slides in this collection were taken by Charles K. Hyde while he was a participant in a 1990 study tour of mining sites in Alaska and the Yukon sponsored by the Society for Industrial Archeology.  The slides depict buildings, tourist sites, steamships, and current and historic mining operations, including mine buildings, dredges, hydraulic sluicing, and other mining equipment, near Skagway, Alaska and Dawson City and Whitehorse, Yukon Territory, among other locations.  There are also some slides taken by Hyde in 1991 of Deadwood, South Dakota, including nearby historic mining operations.

Arrangement: The slides are arranged in the order in which they were received by the Archives.

Digitized copies: Selected images 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: Archives owns copyright to this collection.

Preferred citation: Charles K. Hyde slides, Archives and Special Collections, Consortium Library, University of Alaska Anchorage.

Related materials: For other archival collections related to mining in Alaska, see the Research Guide to Miners and Mining Collections.

Acquisition note: This collection was donated to the Archives by Charles K. Hyde in 2012.

Processing information: This collection was described by Megan K. Friedel in 2012.

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