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Evelyn and George Clark slides

Guide to the Evelyn and George Clark slides

Collection number: HMC-1139.
Creator: Clark, Evelyn.
Clark, George.
Title: Evelyn and George Clark slides.
Dates: 1959-1977.
Volume of collection: 0.5 cubic feet.
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Collection summary: Vacation slides of Alaskan retirees.

Biographical note:
George Clark was born in 1927 and Evelyn was born in 1933; both in Ohio. George worked for Stalwart Rubber Co. in Bedford, Ohio. After retiring, George and Evelyn moved to Alaska and became residents of Wasilla in 1979. After moving to Alaska, George worked for Rent-A-Wreck and Evelyn worked in the bookkeeping department of Republic Auto Parts Inc. in Anchorage. George died in 2003 and Evelyn died in 2006.

Collection description:
This collection contains 1,453 colored slides taken by George and Evelyn Clark during their travels across the United States. The subjects of the slides include their different vacations to Alaska, New Hampshire, Wyoming, Yellowstone National Park, Niagara Falls, Maine, Colorado, and Ohio.

Arrangement: The collection is arranged in the order it arrived at the Archives.

Digitized copies: This collection has not been digitized. For information about obtaining digital copies, please contact Archives and Special Collections.

Rights note: Archives does not hold copyright to material in this collection.

Preferred citation: Evelyn and George Clark slides, Archives and Special Collections, Consortium Library, University of Alaska Anchorage.

Works used in preparation of inventory: Evelyn Clark obituary, Anchorage Daily News, 2006 August 21. George Clark obituary, Anchorage Daily News, 2003 March 12.

Acquisition note: The collection was found in a house bought by Cindy Larson. The collection was then donated to Archives by Cindy Larson in 2013.

Processing information: This collection was described by Veronica Denison in 2014. Material descriptions in the container list were taken directly from the slide trays.

Container list:

Folder Description Dates
1 Black Canyon of the Gunnison, Colorado; Mesa Verde, Great Sand Dunes; Theodore Roosevelt National Park, North Dakota; Glacier Yellowstone, Wyoming; end of trip home 1966-1967
2 Grizzlies at Yellowstone dump; Bamff glacier; Yellowstone; Waterton lakes; Cheyenne Rodeo, Colorado; Dinosaur National Park, Utah; back yard of home with Trixie 1964-1965
3 Yellowstone Park; charlie’s wedding, Rex’s wedding, plus Trixie and birds 1959-1960
4 Alaska: Seward, Valdez, Col. glacier, Deep Creek, Homer, Mt. McKinley, Fairbanks, Delta Junction 1971-1972
5 Sharon’s wedding; Dick and Agnes, buffalo bird show; Art and Lil Adams; Mother, Lena, and Mabel; birds 1964-1975
6 Painted desert; petrified forest;  Neana Falls, Banff and Jasper 1962-1964
7 Alaska 1971-1977
8 Family and dogs 1968-1975
9 Evelyn trip to Yellowstone; Idaho; Florida, dogs with scarfs; fish at Soda; Fremont Lake, Wyoming 1970-1972, 1975
10 New Hampshire; national bird show, Colorado; Cheyenne; Niagara Falls; Cincinnati; Bar Harbor 1966-1968
11 Niagara Falls, horticultural garden, New Hampshire; Maine, cook out in bark yard and Bob, Hazel, Bob, and Sharon’s at Columbus 1967-1971

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