Francis J. Huber slides

Guide to the Francis J. Huber slides

1964-2000, bulk 1978-2000

 

Collection number: HMC-1280.
Creator: Huber, Francis J.
Title:  Francis J. Huber slides.
Dates: 1964-2000, bulk 1978-2000.
Volume of collection: 4.0 cubic feet.
Language of materials: Materials in the collection are in English.
Collection summary: Slides taken by an Alaskan photographer.

Biographical note:
Frank Huber was born and raised in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and grew up with a passion for the outdoors. In 1955, after serving in the Korean War, he moved to Alaska with his wife, Nancy, and son, Michael. In Alaska, he worked in civil engineering and public works and had two more children, Carole and Jeff. Huber enjoyed spending time in the outdoors hunting and fishing. An avid photographer, his photographs were published in magazines and textbooks. He retired to Hawaii and passed away in March 2018.

Collection description:
The collection consists of color slides taken by Francis J. Huber in Alaska and elsewhere. Subjects of the slides include animals, plants, scenery, hot air balloons, fishing, hunting, outdoor activities, sports, Fur Rendezvous, sled dog racing, diving, boating, ice carving, and people. Locations represented in the photographs include Anchorage, Seward, Valdez, Prudhoe Bay, Denali National Park and Preserve, and other locations in Alaska, as well as Hawaii, the Caribbean, Mexico, Texas, Honduras, South America, Florida, New Zealand, Papua New Guinea, New Mexico, Costa Rica, Wyoming, Arizona, and Australia.

Arrangement: The collection is arranged by subject using Huber’s original filing system and folder titles. Folders that were not part of the two letter filing systems are arranged alphabetically by subject following the slides that are organized using Huber’s filing system.

Digitized copies: This collection has not been digitized. For information about obtaining digital copies, please contact Archives and Special Collections.

Rights note: Copyright to the collection was transferred to Archives and Special Collections.

Preferred citation: Francis J. Huber slides, Archives and Special Collections, Consortium Library, University of Alaska Anchorage.

Acquisition note: The collection was donated to the Archives by Francis Huber and his son and daughter-in-law Jeffrey and Shannon Huber in 2018. A deed of gift was signed by Jeffrey Huber, acting as power of attorney for Francis Huber.

Processing information: This collection was described by Gwen Higgins in 2018.

Container list:

Box/

Folder

Description Date
1/1 AA Bears-singles McNeil River 1982, 1988
1/2 AB Bears-pairs McNeil River 1982
1/3 AC Bears-groups McNeil River 1982 August
1/4 AD Bears-cubs McNeil River 1982
1/5 AE Bears in the grass 1982 August
1/6-7 AF Bears-general 1981-1998
1/8-9 AG Caribou 1981-1998
1/10 BA Moose-bulls 1980-1996
1/11 BB Moose-bulls fighting 1983-1989
1/12 BC Moose-groups 1984 September
1/13 BD Moose cows and calves 1983-1998
1/14 BE Sheep-single rams 1981-1999
1/15 BF Sheep-groups of rams 1981, 1983
1/16 BG Sheep-lambs and ewes 1981-1990
1/17 BH Foxes 1981-1990
1/18 BI Wolves 1988, 1992
1/19 BJ Sea otters 1989-1992
1/20-21 BK Seals and sea lions 1991-2000
1/22 BL Whales 1991-2000
1/23 BM Beavers 1991 June-July
1/24 CA Grebes 1986, 1994
2/1 CB Canada geese 1980-1993
2/2 CC Mallards 1980-1990
2/3 CD Golden eye 1986
2/4 CE Ptarmigan 1980-1990
2/5 CF Reptiles 1987-1993
2/6-7 CG Birds 1987-2000
2/8-9 CH Eagles-singles 1988-1996
2/10 CI Eagles-groups 1988-1996
2/11 CJ Eagles flying 1988-1994
2/12 CK Ranch and zoo animals 1988, 1992
2/13 CL Berries 1988, 1989
2/14 CM Ground squirrel 1988-1995
2/15 CN Tree squirrels & rabbits 1980-1990
2/16 CO Hawks 1990-1995
2/17 CP Anhinga [snake bird] 1990
2/18 CQ Purple gallinule 1990
2/19 CR Green herons 1990
2/20 CS Blue herons 1990, 1993
2/21 CT Woodpeckers 1990, 1995
2/22 CU Egrets, ibis & storks 1990, 1991
2/23 CV Snow geese 1990
2/24 CW Yellow-eyed & blue penguins 1991
2/25 CX  White herons 1991
2/26 CY Osprey 1993
2/27 CZ Owls 1993
2/28-29 DA Winter scenes 1987-1995
2/30 DB Summer scenes 1982-1996
2/31-32 DC Fall scenes 1980-1989
2/33 DD Glaciers 1987-1998
3/1 DE Mt. McKinley [Denali] 1981, 1989-1994
3/2 DF Sunsets 1987-1990
3/3 DG Hawaii 1979-1984
3/4 DH Caribbean 1978
3/5 DI Alaska Pipeline 1987, 1992
3/6 DJ Mexico 1987, 1988, 2000
3/7 DK Texas 1988
3/8-9 DL Anchorage 1988-1994
3/10 DM South America 1989
3/11 DN Honduras 1990
3/12 DO Everglades 1990
3/13 DP New Zealand 1991
3/14-16 DQ Papua New Guinea 1991, 1994
3/17 DR New Mexico 1992
3/18 DS  Costa Rica 1993
3/19 DT Wyoming 1993
3/20 DU Arizona 1994, 1999
3/21 DV Australia 1996
3/22 EA Hot air balloons 1982
3/23 EB Fungi and mushrooms 1983
3/24 EC Fishing 1987-1993
3/25 ED Hunting 1987-1992
3/26 EE Alaska 1964, 1988-1995
4/1 EF Outdoor activities 1982-2000
4/2 EH Flying 1983-1991
4/3 EI Diving 1978-1983
4/4 EJ Boating 1987-1996
4/5 EK Old buildings 1982, 1987
4/6 EL Miscellaneous [people, vehicles, dogs, boats] 1987-1993
4/7 EM Northern lights 1990
4/8 EN Sports 1990
4/9 FA Fur Rendezvous 1989-1996
4/10 FB Sled dogs 1989-1992
4/11 FC Ice carving 1990
4/12 FD Iditarod 1990
4/13 GA Wildflowers green 1982, 1987
4/14 GB Wildflowers brown 1982
4/15 GC Wildflowers red 1982
4/16 GD Wildflowers white 1982, 1983
4/17 GE Wildflowers pink 1982-1990
4/18 GF Wildflowers yellow 1982, 1983
4/19 GG Wildflowers blue 1982
4/20 GH Cactus 1983, 1988
4/21 GI Domestic flowers 1982-1989
4/22 GJ Insects 1979-1994
4/23 GK Texas wildflowers 1988
4/24 HA Underwater Grand Cayman 1978
4/25 HB Underwater Hawaii 1979-1983
4/26 HC Underwater Cozumel 1987
4/27 HD Underwater Isla Mujeres 1987
4/28 HE Underwater Divers 1978-1990
4/29 HF Underwater Honduras 1990
4/30 Birds 1980-1987
4/31 Ducks 1981-1987
4/32 Miscellaneous [flowers and people] 1967, 1979-1989
4/33 People undated, 1978-1990
4/34 Valdez 1987
4/35 Duplicates undated 1988
4/36-37 Medium format slides undated

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