Guide to the Botens-Stoops family film
Collection number: HMC-1281.
Stoops, Jeanne Botens.
Title: Botens family film.
Dates: circa 1955-1978.
Volume of collection: 2 cubic feet.
Language of materials: Materials in this collection are in English.
Collection summary: Film footage taken by an Alaskan family.
Unavailable at this time.
The collection contains 8mm films created by members of the Botens and Stoops family. The films were taken by Jeanne and John Botens, their daughter, Jeanne and her husband, David Stoops. Subjects of the films, as indicated by family members, include camping at Skilak Lake, a canoe trip in 1966, the Botens’ homestead in Anchor Point, North Fork and Caribou Hills, a cabin at Summit Lake, Baltic Lake, a canoe trip on the Killey River, a meat house and chicken house, beaches, animals and scenery, hunting and fishing, Eklutna, Nome, Port Moller, and the North Slope. The films also depict community events in Soldotna, Anchor Point, and Homer. People in the films have been identified as the Botens, including John, Jeanne, Joan (married name Stoops), David, Donald, and William (Bill), as well as Tammie Stoops, Brenda Stoops Dale, Jody Stoops Reausaw, Dawson Stoops, and Eunice and James Flood.
Arrangement: The collection is arranged in the order in which it arrived at Archives and Special Collections.
Digitized copies: This collection has not been digitized. For information about obtaining digital copies, please contact Archives and Special Collections.
Access restrictions: Access to this collection may be subject to delays and costs for the digitization of the originals.
Rights note: Archives holds copyright to materials created by the Botens family.
Preferred citation: Botens-Stoops family film, Archives and Special Collections, Consortium Library, University of Alaska Anchorage.
Acquisition note: The collection was donated by Joan Botens Stoops, daughter of Jeanne and John and David’s sister, in 2018. Botens Stoops signed a deed of gift at that time.
Processing information: This collection was described by Veronica Denison in 2018.