Guide to the Fred Winter diary transcripts and translations
Collection number: HMC-1111.
Goetz, Janet C.
Title: Fred Winter diary transcripts and translations.
Dates: circa 1963-1974.
Volume of collection: 0.4 cubic feet.
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English and German.
Collection summary: Transcripts and translations of the diaries of a trapper dating from 1922-1938.
Janet Goetz was a long time resident of Anchorage. In the 1960s-1970s, she began a transcription and translation project of several diaries held by the Anchorage Museum written by a Susitna Valley homesteader and trapper, a German immigrant named Fred Winter.
This collection consists of transcriptions and translations of some of the Fred Winter diaries. It also includes some of Janet Goetz’s translation notes and a few personal business notes as well.
Arrangement: Materials are primarily in chronological order by date of the original diary.
Digitized copies: This collection has not been digitized. For information about obtaining digital copies, please contact Archives and Special Collections.
Use restrictions: Users wishing to publish any materials from the collection should request permission from the Anchorage Museum at Rasmuson Center.
Preferred citation: Fred Winter diary transcripts and translations, Archives and Special Collections, Consortium Library, University of Alaska Anchorage.
Custodial history: On behalf of the Goetz estate, the transcripts and translations were presented to the Anchorage Library Foundation.
Acquisition note: The Anchorage Library Foundation gifted the transcripts and translations to the Archives in 2012.
Processing information: This collection was described by Arlene Schmuland in 2012.
Location of originals: The original diaries are held by the Anchorage Museum at Rasmuson Center.
|1||German transcription, handwritten||1922|
|2||German transcription, handwritten||1923|
|3||English translation, typescript||1923|
|4||English translation, handwritten||1924|
|5||German transcription, handwritten||1926|
|6||German transcription, handwritten||1927|
|7||English translation, typescript||1930|
|8-9||German transcription, handwritten (2 parts)||1938|
|10||English translation, typescript||1938|
|11||Transcription/translation notes||undated, 1920|
|12||Draft entitled “Old Timer’s Year,” handwritten||undated|