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Bob Pendleton slides

Guide to the Bob Pendleton slides

Collection number: HMC-1162.
Creator: Pendleton, Bob.
Title: Bob Pendleton slides.
Date: 1964.
Volume of collection: 0.02 cubic feet.
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Collection summary: Photographs of 1964 earthquake damage.

Biographical note:
Bob Pendleton moved to Anchorage in 1962. A self-taught cinematographer and avid photographer, he worked for Stewart’s Photo Shop for a time. At the time of the earthquake in 1964, he was working as a meatcutter on Elmendorf Air Force Base. He died in 1988.

Collection description:
The collection consists of 160 slides of earthquake damage, primarily in the Anchorage area. 88 were taken by Bob Pendleton, the remaining 72 are commercial slides from Stewart’s Photo Shop.

Arrangement: The slides were retained in the order in which they arrived at the Archives. They are divided into two groupings: Bob Pendleton’s slides and the slides from Stewart’s Photo Shop.

Digitized copies: Bob Pendleton’s slides are digitized and made available online in the Alaska’s Digital Archives. For information about obtaining digital copies, please contact Archives and Special Collections.

Rights note: Archives holds copyright to the slides taken by Bob Pendleton. Copyright to materials created by Stewart’s Photo Shop is held by Stewart’s Photo Shop, with the Archives authorized to permit use on their behalf.

Preferred citation:
For Bob Pendleton’s slides: Bob Pendleton slides, Archives and Special Collections, Consortium Library, University of Alaska Anchorage.

For slides labeled “Stewart’s Photo Shop”: Stewart’s Photo Shop, Bob Pendleton slides, Archives & Special Collections, Consortium Library, University of Alaska Anchorage.

Acquisition note: The slides were given to the Archives by Cindy Pendleton, Bob’s wife, in 2014.

Processing information: This collection was described by Arlene Schmuland in 2014. Bob Pendleton’s slides were digitized by Rebecca Gilman.

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