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Bill Bacon photograph files; 1940-1990. 6.0 cubic feet. hmc-0991. Photographs, color slides, and subject files of Alaskan photographer and filmmaker.

JOHN P. BAGOY (1922-2005). Cemetery Grave Papers; 1916-2003. .7 cubic feet. List. hmc-0807. Papers concerning the identification and marking of gravesites at the Anchorage Memorial Park Cemetery.

JOHN E. BAKER (d. 1925). Papers; 1910-1925. .25 cubic feet. Inventory. hmc-0065. Alaskan businessman and homesteader.

Alfred and Mae Bakken slides and memorabilia; 1964-1977. 0.25 cubic feet. hmc-0589. Slides and other Alaska memorabilia collected by a couple who lived in Fairbanks.

Ted Bank papers; 1882-1980. 5.50 cubic feet. hmc-0068. Papers and photographs of an explorer and anthropologist who worked in the Aleutian Islands and Japan.

Marilyn S. Barks papers; circa 1939-1961. 0.4 cubic feet. hmc-0478. Letters and papers of an Alaskan woman who worked in the mining business.

Ramona Barnes papers; circa 1980-2000. 39 cubic feet. hmc-0502. The political papers of a long-time Alaska legislator.

Barnett and Stevens family papers; 1901-1928, 2014, bulk 1901-1928. 0.25 cubic feet. hmc-1167-ahs. Correspondence of a missionary who worked at the Jessie Lee Home with Albert Newhall.

Chester E. Barr scrapbook; 1942-1944. 0.2 cubic feet. hmc-0495. Soldier in the 131st Signal Radio Intelligence Company who served at Fort Richardson.

NEIL R. BASSETT (1928-1990). Papers; 1940-1991. 23.5 cubic feet. Inventory. hmc-0377. Bureau of Land Management official involved with Alaska land issues.

NORMAN AND EDNA BASSETT (d. 1957 and 1973) (Ak. Hist. Soc. Col.). Alaska Trip Photographs; undated, 1927, 1930, 1932. .1 cubic feet. List. hmc-1027-AHS. Alaska trip on the S.S. Dorothy Alexander and the White Pass & Yukon Railroad in 1932.

Charles V. Baxter papers; undated, 1943-1945. 0.25 cubic feet. hmc-1033-ahs. Photographs and post cards of an engineer during the construction of the Canol Pipeline.

Bean’s CafĂ© appeal letter and proposal; 1979. 0.01 cubic feet. hmc-0170. Appeal letter and proposal for a free restaurant, day shelter, and social center in Downtown Anchorage.

William E. Beaty photograph album; 1935. 0.2 cubic feet. hmc-1056-AHS. A tourist visiting Alaska in 1935.

Frank A. Bebey theater production papers; 1972-2009. 4.7 cubic feet. hmc-1090. Papers of UAA professor of theater, set designer, and director.

John L. Beck papers; circa 1967-1984. 7 cubic feet. hmc-0450. Papers of an archaeologist who worked for the Anchorage office of the Bureau of Land Management.

Helen Dittman Beirne papers; 1951-2003. 11.7 cubic feet. hmc-0535. Alaskan physician and Alaska Department of Health and Social Services commissioner.

Miriam Bell papers; 1969-1991. 0.80 cubic feet. hmc-1074. Papers and photographs created and collected by a nutritionist.

THOMAS W. BENHAM (d. 1914). Photographs; ca. 1880-1890. .65 cubic feet. List. hmc-0069. Photographs owned by an officer in the U. S. Revenue Marine.

George Benesch Alaska Marine Highway records; 1965-1970. 2.2 cubic feet. hmc-1052. Alaska Assistant Attorney General involved with the Alaska Marine Highway.

Peggy Benesch Wickersham ferry papers; 1968-1970. 0.02 cubic feet. hmc-1053. Assistant traffic manager for the state ferry system.

Hazel Benshoff letters; 1928-1929.0.02 cubic feet. hmc-0851. Letters to a young woman from a friend touring Alaska in the late 1920s.

John Boyd Bentley autographed letters; 1932-1936. 0.02 cubic feet. hmc-0797. Episcopal Bishop of Alaska from 1931 to 1947.

John Carroll Benton; 1930-1949. 0.20 cubic feet. hmc-0645. Papers and photograph album of an U.S. Army Coast Artillery officer who served in the Sitka area..

Bernasconi family papers; 1917, 1961-1966. 0.02 cubic feet. hmc-1161. Primarily slides related to 1964 earthquake damage in Anchorage.

Gretchen T. Bersch papers; 1973-2008. 3.0 cubic feet. hmc-0666. Professor of Education at Anchorage Community College and the University of Alaska Anchorage.

Edwin G. Beu, Jr. Alaska Home Movie and Camera;1958-1959. 0.85 cubic feet. hmc-0677. Home movie production with soundtrack of Anchorage resident.

Al E. Beyer tourist photograph album and papers; 1994. .25 cubic feet. hmc-0958. Pleasanton, California motorcyle tourist who traveled over 7,000 road miles on a trip to Alaska.

A.G. Bickel photographs and guide; 1917-1918. 0.02 cubic feet. hmc-1096. Photographs of a member of the Alaska Engineering Commission and passenger on the S.S. Admiral Dewey.

EDWARD M. BIDDLE. Tourist Photograph Album; 1913. .4 cubic feet. hmc-0901. Wealthy tourist from Pennsylvania who visited Glacier National Park and Southeast Alaska.

Herman Binschus application and permit; 1943. 0.01 cubic feet. hmc-0612. Application to the Western Defense Command Alaska Travel Control.

B. BLACK. Photograph Album; 1944-1945. .25 cubic feet. hmc-0582. A woman apparently employed by the CAA in Anchorage.

Black Arts Association records; 1972-1980. 1.7 cubic feet. hmc-0070. Records of an organization promoting artistic engagement for African Americans in Anchorage.

RUTH E. BLANCHARD. Color Travel Slides; 1971, 1975. .2 cubic feet. List. hmc-0754. Retired librarian who toured Alaska, Yukon Territory and British Columbia.

WALTER BLUE. Papers; 1869-1975. 2.3 cubic feet. Inventory. hmc-0071. Publications and other papers gathered by an Alaskan military historian.

WILLIAM K. BOARDMAN (1915-1993). Papers; ca. 1940-1985. 20.2 cubic feet. Inventory. hmc-0072. Personal and business papers of a former speaker of the house in the Alaska Legislature.

EDVIN C. BOHLMAN. ANCHORAGE PREP REPORTING. Local Sports Clippings; 1981-2000. 6.1 cubic feet. Inventory. hmc-0474. Anchorage sports clipping files.

H. A. "Red" Boucher political papers; 1958-1995. 22.8 cubic feet.hmc-0420. Government service related committee and public policy files of Alaskan public figure.

GLENN H. BOWERSOX. Photographs and Papers; 1931-1939, 1941, 1954, 1990, 2004, 2005. .4 cubic feet. Photograph List. hmc-0731. Radio operator and purser on the U. S. Motorships Boxer and North Star in Alaska during the 1930s.

Willard L. Bowman papers; 1952-1979. 2.0 cubic feet. hmc-0073. Political campaign papers and human rights related materials of African-American legislator.

T. CORAGHESSAN BOYLE. Lecture Recordings; Apr. 27, 2007. 2 audiocassettes. hmc-0983. Lecture given by the novelist and short story writer at the University of Alaska Anchorage.

Walter D. Bradshaw scrapbook; 1942-1943. 0.20 cubic feet. hmc-0974. Copied scrapbook relating to World War II in the Aleutians.

W.G. Brain letter; 1909. 0.1 cubic feet. hmc-0826. Letter written by a mail or freight carrier on the Valdez-Fairbanks Trail.

Randy Brandon photographs; circa 1980-1989. 1.0 cubic feet. hmc-1136. Photographs of Anchorage Fur Rendezvous events.

Margaret Branson papers; 1967-2005.1.0 cubic feet. hmc-1131. Papers of a woman who was a Kenai Borough Assembly member, Alaska State House Representative, writer, photographer, and art gallery owner.

JOHN JAMES BRENNAN (1935-1999). Papers; 1919-1987. 2.3 cubic feet. Inventory. hmc-0596. Papers, photographs, slides and maps of Alaskan geologist and native of Anchorage.

ROBERT E. BRENNAN. World War II Letters; 1942. .1 cubic feet. hmc-0962. U. S. Army Corps of Engineers soldier who worked on the Alaska Highway.

EMORENE AND ROGER BRIGGS. Letters; 1957-1966. .1 cubic feet. hmc-0676. Annual letters to family friends from a family living at Lake Clark.

WILSON W. BRINE. Papers; 1919-1926, 1938. .5 cubic feet. Inventory. hmc-0074. Primarily copied photograph albums of member of the U. S. Steamboat Inspection Service.

Bristol Bay Native Association records; 1968-2004. 18.2 cubic feet. hmc-0075. Records of a Bristol Bay area organization promoting development in the region.

British Women's Club of Anchorage records; 1965-1983. 1.0 cubic feet. hmc-1093. Records of a civic and social organization in Anchorage, Alaska.

George K. "Steve" Brodie papers; 1934-1941. 0.25 cubic feet. hmc-0378. Papers (re: Kodiak) and photographs of an officer in the U. S. Navy.

MARIA BROOKS. Papers; 1966-2006. 1.75 cubic feet. Inventory. hmc-0530. Papers and videocassettes of a writer and producer of historical documentaries.

Brooks Range Trust records; 1969-1984. 1.9 cubic feet. hmc-0076. Administrative records from an organization dedicated to the conservation of the Brooks Range.

ALBERT BROWN. Letter; 1938. .1 cubic feet. hmc-0870. Alaska Native Brotherhood member's letter to classmate at Sheldon Jackson College.

Alice E. Brown papers; 1954-1973. 5.5 cubic feet. hmc-1060. Papers of a member of the Alaska Federation of Natives’ board of directors and advocate to pass the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act.

David K. Brown photographs and papers; 1942-2002. 0.2 cubic feet. hmc-0658. Papers and photographs of an engineer who worked on the construction of Whittier Tunnel in 1942 and other projects in Alaska.

Kay Brown papers; 1983-1996. 64 cubic feet. hmc-0457. A manager of non-profit and government agencies, as an elected public official, author, and journalist.

BUCKNER v. DUFRESNE AND O'CONNOR. Court Records; 1941-1942. .25 cubic feet. hmc-0077. Case involving hunting rights and residency status for soldiers stationed in Alaska.

ARTHUR F. BUDDINGTON (1890-1980) (Ak. Pac. Univ. Col.). Southeast Alaska Photographs; 1920-1925. .25 cubic feet. List. hmc-0779-APU. U. S. Geological Survey geologist on a survey of Southeast Alaska.

WILLIAM "BILL" BURNETT. World War II Letter; 1941. .1 cubic feet. hmc-0811. 73rd Bombardment Squadron soldier stationed at Elmendorf Field.

BENEDICT J. BURVAINIS (1918-1999). World War II Photographs and Papers; 1939-1945, 1958. .25 cubic feet. hmc-0624. Transportation Corps soldier stationed at Adak Army Air Field.

Robert Bush letter; 1898. 0.01 cubic feet. hmc-0819. Letter written by a miner on the Kenai Peninsula during the 1898 gold rush.

Doyle and Gloria Bushman papers; 1964-2000. 1.0 cubic feet. hmc-0663. Papers, audio and video recordings, and color slides of Anchorage residents documenting the Alaska earthquake of 1964.

Last updated: December 3, 2014

Historical Manuscripts Collection List