Guide to the Raising the SS Princess Kathleen papers
Collection number: HMC-1187.
Title: Raising the SS Princess Kathleen papers.
Volume of collection: 0.01 cubic feet.
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Collection summary: Correspondence and news clippings regarding the raising of the SS Princess Kathleen.
The SS Princess Kathleen was owned by the Canadian Pacific Railway Company of Montreal and operated by the British Columbia Coast Steamship Service of Victoria, B.C. The SS Princess Kathleen was a 370-foot tour ship, which sank off Lena Point, near Juneau on September 7, 1952.
The collection consists of correspondence and news clippings regarding the sinking and raising of the SS Princess Kathleen. A majority of the letters were sent to the Department of Interior, United States Coast Guard, and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. The collection also contains photograph cards that appear to be from a publication, of the sinking of the Princess Kathleen and the passengers.
Arrangement: The collection is arranged in no discernible order.
Digitized copies: This collection has not been digitized. For information about obtaining digital copies, please contact Archives and Special Collections.
Rights note: The Archives does not hold copyright to materials in this collection.
Preferred citation: Raising the SS Princess Kathleen papers, Archives and Special Collections, Consortium Library, University of Alaska Anchorage.
Works used in preparation of inventory: Raising the SS Princess Kathleen papers, Archives and Special Collections, Consortium Library, University of Alaska Anchorage.
Acquisition note: The collection arrived to the Archives prior to 2006, however the exact date and the source of the materials as given to the Archives are unknown.
Processing information: This collection was described by Veronica Denison in 2014.