Guide to the USCGC Haida sailor photographs
An Alaska Historical Society collection
Collection number: HMC-1436-AHS.
Title: USCGC Haida sailor photographs.
Date: undated, 1921.
Volume of collection: 0.01 cubic feet.
Language of materials: Material in this collection is in English.
Collection summary: Photographs and postcards taken or collected by a sailor on the USCGC Haida.
The man who collected the photographs and postcards in the collection was a crew member on the United States Coast Guard Cutter Haida around 1921. His last name may have been Linstead, based on writing on one of the photographs.
The collection contains photographs and postcards of life at sea and various locations around Alaska. Subjects of the photographs include ships, the crew of the Haida, Unalaska as seen from the water, Childs Glacier, and an Alaska Native dwelling. There are also several postcards of Alaskan wildlife and towns, as well as locations outside of Alaska.
Arrangement: The collection is arranged in no discernible order.
Digitized copies: This collection has not been digitized. For information about obtaining digital copies, please contact Archives and Special Collections.
Rights note: Archives and Special Collections does not own copyright to the collection.
Preferred citation: USCGC Haida sailor photographs, Alaska Historical Society collections, Archives and Special Collections, Consortium Library, University of Alaska Anchorage.
Related materials: For other collections related to the Coast Guard in Alaska, see the Archives’ United States Coast Guard topic guide.
Custodial history: The sailor who collected the photographs sent them to Lucille H. Stone, and they were inherited by her daughter, Carole Granger.
Acquisition note: This collection was donated to the Alaska Historical Society in 2023 by Carole Granger. The Historical Society retains ownership of the collection and placed it on deposit in Archives and Special Collections in 2023.
Processing information: This collection was described by Gwen Higgins in 2023.