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Howard Edwards photographs

Guide to the Howard Edwards photographs
An Alaska Historical Society collection

Collection number: HMC-1352-AHS.
Creator: Edwards, Howard.
Title: Howard Edwards photographs.
Dates: 1937-1968.
Volume of collection: 0.01 cubic feet.
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Collection summary: Photographs from a resident of the Mountain View neighborhood in Anchorage, Alaska.

Biographical note:
Howard Edwards moved to Alaska in 1937. He spent his first winter in a cabin by Mills Creek on the Kenai Peninsula. Later he was a resident of the Mountain View neighborhood in Anchorage to the 1960s.

Collection description:
The collection consists of photograph of the Anchorage area primarily. It includes several of Howard Edwards in front of his homes on Tarwater Ave. and Thompson Ave. The photos also document his travels in southcentral Alaska and activities, including fishing, Fur Rendezvous, and some photographs of 1964 earthquake damage.

Arrangement: The photographs are in the order in which they arrived at the Archives, roughly divided into four groupings: photographs of Howard Edwards; homes; early 1930s, 1940s, and 1950s; and 1960s Alaska.

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 photographs created by Howard Edwards is held by the Alaska Historical Society.

Preferred citation: Howard Edwards photographs, 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 2020 by Claire Dworak Shelton, a family friend.  The Historical Society retains ownership of the collection and placed it on deposit in Archives and Special Collections in 2020.

Processing information: This collection was described by Arlene Schmuland in 2020.

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