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NANCY E. CARLOCK (1908-1995). Tourist Scrapbook; 1967. .5 cu. ft.

Nancy Ellen Carlock was from Hemet, California. In May 1967, she took a thirteen day tour of Alaska by airplane, bus, railroad, and ship arranged by Hemet/Palm Springs Mobile Homes in Hemet, California. The tour from Hemet included stops in Anchorage, Portage Glacier, Alyeska Ski Resort, Nome and Kotzebue (via Alaska Airlines), Fairbanks (including the Alaska Centennial Exposition), Whitehorse (via the Alaska Highway), Skagway (via the White Pass and Yukon Railroad), Haines, Juneau, Ketchikan, and Vancouver, British Columbia. Carlock also toured Victoria, British Columbia on her trip. Her steamship voyage on the Inside Passage was aboard the S.S. Yukon of Alaska Cruise Lines, Ltd. Nancy Carlock died in Los Angeles, California, in 1995.

The collection consists of the Alaska tour scrapbook of Nancy E. Carlock from 1967. The collection contains: a xerographic copy of the original 102 page scrapbook; the original cover and pages containing two certificates, clippings and other memorabilia that could not be removed from the pages; 8 black and white photographic prints; 121 color photographic prints; 62 color art and photo post cards; 8 small color Alaskan tourist photographic cards; trip documentation including a trip itinerary, steamship passenger list, tickets, travel confirmation letters, Alaska Airlines brochures, and stationery; greeting cards; loose clippings of newspaper articles; travel brochures; a program, newsletter and brochure from a conference on Alaskan history held at Alaska Methodist University in June 1967; nine menus including seven different Alaska Cruise Line menus with illustrated covers featuring paintings of Alaskan dogs by artist Josephine Crumrine; and miscellaneous other souvenir items. Subjects of the photographs include: Downtown Anchorage; Alaska Methodist University campus; Portage Glacier Lodge; Nome; Kotzebue; Fairbanks; the Alaska Highway; Ketchikan; and Saxman Park. Subjects of the post cards include: Alaska and United Airlines; Downtown Anchorage; the Anchorage-Westard Hotel; Portage and Matanuska glaciers; Alyeska Ski Resort; Nome; the University of Alaska campus in Fairbanks; Whitehorse, Yukon Territory; Ketchikan; Saxman Park; steamships; wildlife; and scenery.

The collection was presented to the archives by the Canadian Studies Program in 2007.

JAS (10/2007)