Guide to the Nerland family papers
Collection number: HMC-1427.
Creator: Nerland family.
Title: Nerland family papers.
Volume of collection: 0.02 cubic feet.
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Collection summary: Materials collected about Alaska and the Nerland family.
Andrew Nerland moved to Dawson in 1898 and opened up a paint and furniture store. The family moved to Fairbanks in 1903.
The collection includes postal covers and accompanying correspondence from 1940, some Anderson Brothers and Nerland company cashed checks from 1918, and the transcript of a speech delivered by Tom Hering in 1977 to the Pioneers of Alaska at the Pedro Monument. The collection also includes photographs and postcards, many with descriptions provided. It also includes a commemorative bone needle and leather thimble made by Akut Kutimaktoat (Mothers’ Club) of Buckland, Alaska.
Arrangement: The materials are grouped by type of document or item.
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 has not been transferred to the Archives. Some of the materials may be in the public domain.
Preferred citation: Nerland family papers, Archives and Special Collections, Consortium Library, University of Alaska Anchorage.
Acquisition note: The collection was given to the Archives by Rick Nerland in 2020.
Processing information: This collection was described by Arlene Schmuland in 2023.