Guide to the William L. Horton postcards
1988, 1990, 1997-1998
An Alaska Historical Society collection
Collection number: HMC-1178-AHS.
Creator: Horton, William L.
Title: William L. Horton postcards.
Dates: 1988-1990, 1997-1998.
Volume of collection: 0.02 cubic feet.
Language of materials: Materials in this collection are in English.
Collection summary: Postcards from tourists who travelled throughout Alaska.
Unavailable at this time.
The collection contains seven postcards. Five postcards were written by Lewis C. and Ilah Mae Horton during their travels in Alaska and were sent to their son, William Horton. One postcard was written by a woman named Mary Kay and another written by “RCE.” Both were also sent to William Horton. The postcards show photographs of Kotzebue, the Trans-Alaska Pipeline, a fish wheel in the Yukon, Sitka National Historical Park, Fur Rendezvous, and Alaskan scenery.
Arrangement: Postcards are in chronological order.
Digitized copies: This collection has not been digitized. For information about obtaining digital copies, please contact Archives and Special Collections.
Rights note: The Alaska Historical Society owns copyright to materials created by Lewis C. and Ilah Mae Horton.
Preferred citation: William L. Horton postcards, Alaska Historical Society collections, Archives and Special Collections, Consortium Library, University of Alaska Anchorage.
Acquisition note: This collection was donated to the Alaska Historical Society in 2014 by William L. Horton. The Historical Society retains ownership of the collection and has placed it on deposit with Archives and Special Collections.
Processing information: This collection was described by Veronica Denison in 2014.