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Emma Cameron slides

Guide to the Emma Cameron slides
circa 1949-1960

Collection number: HMC-1285.
Creator: Cameron, Emma.
Title: Emma Cameron slides.
Dates: circa 1949-1960.
Volume of collection: 0.01 cubic feet.
Language of materials: Materials in this collection are in English.
Collection summary: Slides of Nome and Dexter, Alaska.

Biographical note:
Emma (Stuby) Cameron (née Stubjae) moved to Nome in 1936 to teach at Nome High School, where she worked for 25 years until she was retired. She married Billy Cameron, who worked for a mining company in Nome.

Collection description:
The collection contains photographs taken in and around Nome. Subjects of the photographs include wolf hunting, hydrolic mining and dredges, a play at Nome High School, various people and buildings, a costume party, rafting, Cameron’s cabin, and dog teams.

Arrangement: The collection is arranged in no discernible order.

Digitized copies: Selected images have been digitized and are available on Alaska’s Digital Archives. For information about obtaining digital copies, please contact Archives and Special Collections.

Rights note: Archives and Special Collections holds copyright to materials created by Emma Cameron.

Preferred citation: Emma Cameron slides, Archives and Special Collections, Consortium Library, University of Alaska Anchorage.

Works used in preparation of inventory:
Biographical information was provided by the donor.

Separated materials: The collection was separated from the George Madsen photographs (HMC-1284) at the time of donation.

Custodial history: The slides were given to family friend George Madsen by Emma Cameron.

Acquisition note: The collection was donated by Claire Madsen, daughter of George Madsen, in 2018.

Processing information: This collection was described by Veronica Denison in 2018.

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