Guide to the Stewart’s Photo Shop slides
Collection number: HMC-1181.
Creator: Stewart’s Photo Shop.
Title: Stewart’s Photo Shop slides.
Volume of collection: 0.4 cubic feet.
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Collection summary: Photographs sold by an Anchorage photography store.
Ivan and Oro Stewart moved to Anchorage in 1942 and opened Stewart’s Photo Shop in downtown Anchorage in 1943.
The collection consists of 35mm color slides depicting Alaska buildings, scenery, wildlife, and other subjects. The slides were sold commercially, often to the tourist trade.
Arrangement: The slides are in numerical order, assigned roughly chronologically.
Digitized copies: 418 images from the collection have been digitized and placed online in the Alaska’s Digital Archives (search Stewart’s Photo Shop). For information about obtaining digital copies, please contact Archives and Special Collections.
Rights note: 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: Stewart’s Photo Shop slides, Archives and Special Collections, Consortium Library, University of Alaska Anchorage.
Related materials: The Archives also holds the Ivan and Oro Stewart papers, HMC-0990.
Acquisition note: The slides were deposited with the Archives by Stewart’s Photo Shop in 2014.
Processing information: This collection was described by Arlene Schmuland in 2014.