Guide to the Robert Esterly photographs
An Alaska Historical Society collection
Collection number: HMC-1264-AHS.
Creator: Esterly, Robert.
Title: Robert Esterly photographs.
Volume of collection: 0.01 cubic feet.
Language of materials: Materials in this collection are in English.
Collection summary: Photographs of damage caused by the 1964 Earthquake.
Robert Esterly was a salesman in Anchorage in the 1960s.
The collection contains photographs taken of damage caused by the 1964 Earthquake. Subjects of the photographs include buildings along 4th Avenue and in Downtown Anchorage, the Anchorage International Airport tower, Government Hill High School, the Seward Highway, and the Chrysler Garage on 5th Avenue in Anchorage.
Arrangement: The collection is arranged in no discernable order.
Digitized copies: Select photographs in this collection have been digitized and are available on Alaska’s Digital Archives by searching “Robert Esterly”. For information about obtaining digital copies, please contact Archives and Special Collections.
Rights note: The Alaska Historical Society has copyright to this collection.
Preferred citation: Robert Esterly photographs, Alaska Historical Society collections, Archives and Special Collections, Consortium Library, University of Alaska Anchorage.
Works used in preparation of inventory: Biographical information was provided by the donor.
Custodial history: The photographs were given to Brenda Rix by Althea Esterly, Robert Esterly’s wife.
Acquisition note: This collection was donated to the Alaska Historical Society in 2016 by Brenda Rix, Robert Esterly’s niece. The Historical Society retains ownership of the collection and placed it on deposit in Archives and Special Collections in 2017. Rix signed a deed of gift in 2017.
Processing information: This collection was described by Veronica Denison in 2017.