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Thomas and Virginia Milligan papers

Guide to the Thomas and Virginia Milligan papers
An Alaska Historical Society collection

Collection number: HMC-1314-AHS.
Milligan, Thomas.
Milligan, Virginia.
Title: Thomas and Virginia Milligan papers.
Dates: 1946-1948.
Volume of collection: 0.01 cubic feet.
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Collection summary: Photographs from and a letter to Anchorage residents.

Biographical note:
Thomas and Virginia Milligan married in 1946 in Oswego, New York and moved to Anchorage Alaska. Thomas Milligan sold photographic equipment, was a Scout Master, and played Viola in the local orchestra. Virginia Milligan worked for an airline.

Collection description:
The collection primarily consists of photographs related to the Milligans’ lives and activities in Anchorage. It includes some other materials regarding photographic equipment.

Arrangement: The collection is arranged by type of document.

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

Rights note: Copyright to collection materials is not held by the Archives.

Preferred citation: Thomas and Virginia Milligan papers, Alaska Historical Society collections, Archives and Special Collections, Consortium Library, University of Alaska Anchorage.

Acquisition note: This collection was donated to the Alaska Historical Society in 2019 by Becky Hager, Thomas and Virginia’s daughter.  The Historical Society retains ownership of the collection and placed it on deposit in Archives and Special Collections in 2019.

Processing information: This collection was described by Arlene Schmuland in 2019.

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