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Frederick Henry Hahn IV family papers

Guide to the Frederick Henry Hahn IV family papers

 Collection number: HMC-1370.
Creator: Hahn, Frederick Henry IV.
Title: Frederick Henry Hahn IV family papers.
Dates: 1833-2017.
Volume of collection: 1.0 cubic feet and 31.5 gb.
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Collection summary: The papers of a family who homesteaded in Eagle River, Alaska.

Biographical note:
Frederick Henry Hahn IV was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He enlisted in the Marine Corps at the age of 16 during World War 2. He moved to Alaska in 1950 and homesteaded in Eagle River. He married Darlene Barnhart and they had two children, Dawn and Fritz. After Darlene and Fred divorced, he left Alaska in 1961. He moved to Florida and married his second wife, Lou. He died in Florida in 2005.

Collection description:
The collection is centered on materials documenting the life of Frederick Henry Hahn IV and his immediate family. The collection also contains materials representing members of his extended family. The collection includes photographs, correspondence, legal documents, and a small amount of artifacts. The collection also includes biographical information on extended family members.

Arrangement: The collection is grouped by type of document and subject of materials.

Alternative formats: The collection contains scanned copies of all collection documents and photographs.

Digital materials: The digital contents of this collection are not available online. Access may only be provided on-site in the Archives research room. For more information about potential distance access to digital records, please contact Archives and Special Collections.

Rights note: Rights status may vary depending on the creator of the materials. Please consult with the Archives for details.

Preferred citation: Frederick Henry Hahn IV family papers, Archives and Special Collections, Consortium Library, University of Alaska Anchorage.

Acquisition note: The collection was donated to the Archives by Leona Compton through Dawn M. H. Emery in 2020.

Processing information: This collection was described by Arlene Schmuland in 2021.

Container list:

Folder Description
1 Youth notes
2 Marine Corps
3-5 Alaska homestead
6 Life in the fire service
7 Life after Alaska
8 Life in Florida
9 Fred’s final journie
10 His stories
11 Wife Darlene Barnhart
12 His family
13 Frederick Henry Hahn I, miller
14 Maternal family
15 Paternal grandparents
16 Frederick Henry Hahn III: Marseille liberation photographs, WWII
17-19 Frederick Henry Hahn IV correspondence
20 Frederick Henry Hagn IV photograph album
21 Frances Witney-Beal letters
22-23 Baby bracelet and shoes
24 Project notes by Dawn M. H. Emery
Server Electronic copies of collection materials




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