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Guide to the Grace and John Vincent Hoeman papers
1952-1971

Collection number: HMC-0887.
Creator: Hoeman, Grace.
Hoeman, John Vincent.
Title: Grace and John Vincent Hoeman papers.
Dates: 1952-1971.
Volume of collection: 7.35 cubic feet. 
Language of materials: A majority of the collection materials are in English, however some are in German.
Collection summary: Papers of Alaskan mountaineers.

Biographical note:
Grace Jansen Hoeman was born in Silver Beach, Washington, in 1921. She was educated in Holland and Germany, receiving medical degrees from the University of Berlin (M. B., 1944) and the University of Utrecht (M. D., 1948). Grace returned to the U. S. in 1950 and worked as a physician in upstate New York before earning a master's degree in public health from Yale University in 1953. She then taught preventive medicine before entering a residency (1960-1962) and assistant professorship (1962-1965) in anesthesiology at Syracuse Hospital Upstate Medical Center. She came to Anchorage, Alaska, in 1965, where she met and married Vin Hoeman. She was an experienced mountaineer and led an all women's expedition of Mt. McKinley in 1970. Grace Hoeman died in an avalanche on Eklutna Glacier in 1971.

John Vincent "Vin" Hoeman was born in Murray, Kentucky, in 1936. He received a degree in forestry management from Colorado State University in 1958. Vin first came to Alaska in 1960 while serving in the U. S. Army at forts Richardson and Greely. He then worked for the Arctic Health Research Center in Anchorage and the Smithsonian Institution (Pacific Project). Vin started mountain climbing in 1949, scaled the highest points in all 50 states, and reached both summits of Mt. McKinley in 1963. He also served as chairman of the Committee on Geographic Names for the Mountaineering Club of Alaska, and did extensive research on climbing in Alaska and the Yukon Territory. Vin Hoeman died in an avalanche on Mt. Dhaulagiri, Nepal, in 1969.

Collection description: The collection consists of the personal papers of Alaskan mountaineers Grace and Vin Hoeman. Included in the collection are personal and employment records of the Hoemans, climbing journals, correspondence, manuscripts, and photographs. The collection also contains Alaska topographical maps with annotations made by either Grace or Vin, and Vin’s index card files on mountain peaks and individual climbers.

Arrangement: The collection is arranged into the following series:
Series 1. Personal records; undated, 1954-1969
Series 2. Climbing journals; undated, 1954-1971
Series 3. Correspondence; 1952-1971
Series 4. Writings; undated, 1957-1971
Series 5. Climbing files; 1956-1971
Series 6. Mountaineering Club records; 1962-1971
Series 7. Photographs; undated, 1959-1970
Series 8. Alaska topographic quadrangle maps; 1950-1970
Series 9. Index card files; undated

Digitized copies: Selected photographs have been digitized and can be found online at Alaska’s Digital Archives by searching for “Hoeman.”

Rights note: Archives does not hold copyright to materials in this collection.

Preferred citation: Grace and John Vincent Hoeman papers, Archives and Special Collections, Consortium Library, University of Alaska Anchorage.

Separated materials: A hut notebook from the Whiteout Cabin on Eklutna Glacier was removed from this collection, as it predates the Hoeman’s lifespan, and more appropriately belongs in the Mountaineering Club of Alaska papers.

Related materials: HMC-0960, Mountaineering Club of Alaska papers.

Acquisition note: The collection was donated to the archives by the Mountaineering Club of Alaska in 2006.

Processing information: This collection was arranged and described by Jeffrey Sinnott in 2006. The guide was converted to current standard, and the Whitout Cabin climber’s notebook was removed by Veronica Denison in 2014. Selected photographs were digitized by Rebecca Gilman; cataloguing and metadata for the photographs was completed by Veronica Denison in 2014.

Container list:

Series 1: Personal records; undated, 1954-1969. 0.10 cubic feet.
This series contains the personal and employment records of the Hoemans.

Box/Folder

Description

Dates

1/1

Education and employment records

1954-1968

1/2

Military service records

1954-1967

1/3

Peace Corps

1961-1963

1/4

Address book

undated

Series 2: Climbing journals; undated, 1954-1971. 0.15 cubic feet.
This series contains the climbing journals and notebooks the Hoemans kept during their expeditions. The newspaper clipping scrapbook contains numerous newspaper articles relating to climbing expeditions and climbers.

Box/Folder

Description

Dates

1/5

Mountain journal of Vin and Grace Hoeman (copy)

1954-1971

1/6

Mountain journal of Vin and Grace Hoemann (original) (1 black and white photo of Grace and Vin)

1954-1971

1/7

Grace Hoeman journal: two trips to Mount McKinley

1967 June-August

1/8

Expedition book: 1970 Women’s International McKinley expedition

1970 June-July

1/9

Climbing notebook

undated

1/10

Climbing notebooks

undated

1/11

Climbing notebooks

undated

Oversize

Climbing newspaper clipping scrapbook

1960-1969

Series 3: Correspondence; 1952-1971. 2.25 cubic feet.
This series contains the correspondence of the Hoemans. Many of the correspondents sent previously published journal and magazine articles that Vin Hoeman inquired about in his letters. Much of the correspondence pertains to mountain climbing relating to Vin's research for a guidebook on climbing in Alaska and the Yukon Territory, as well as correspondence between the Hoemans and other members of their family. Much of the correspondence is arranged alphabetically by correspondent’s name. The correspondence beginning in box 3 is arranged by correspondence type.

Box/
Folder

Description

Dates

1/12

Tina C. Abbott (1 color photo)

1964-1966

1/13

Ikuo Abe (1 black and white photo)

1968-1969

1/14

Henry L. "Hank" Abron; "Harvard Mountaineering Club Wickersham Wall Expedition, 1963" (2 black and white photos)

1964, 1966, 1968

1/15

Monty E. Alford

1965-1969

1/16

John V. Ambler

1966

1/17

Don N. Anderson

1968-1969

1/18

James H. Anderson; "The 1965 Mount McKinley Expedition: A Report" By J. H. Anderson, D. F. Jones, and G. F. Rohrman

1965-1968

1/19

L. Scott Arighi

1967

1/20

Wright H. Arnold

1968

1/21

William H. Babcock; "Narrative Report: Joseph F. Wilcox Expedition"

1967-1968

1/22

Walter Bailey

1958

1/23

Anderson Bakewell

1966, 1968

1/24

Theodore P. Bank, III

1967-1968

1/25

George G. Barnes

1967

1/26

H. Erik Barnes

1967-1969

1/27

Robert H. Bates

1960, 1963, 1967, 1968

1/28

George G. W. Beadle

1968

1/29

Fred W. Beckey; "The Stormy Conquest of Mount Seattle" By Thomas H. Bethell, Seattle Magazine

1966-1970

1/30

Arthur Beiser: "Mt. Wrangell Expedition" By Arthur Beiser, Physics Today

1953, 1967

1/31

George I Bell

1966-1968

1/32

William R. Bendy

1968-1969

1/33

Gordon A. Benner

1965, 1968

1/34

Layton A. Bennett

1968

1/35

Philip C. Bettler

1965, 1967

1/36

David D. Bidwell

1967

1/37

Ronald G. Bierstedt

1967

1/38

Douglas K. Bingham

1963, 1965, 1968

1/39

Barry C. Bishop

1967

1/40

Alex Bittenbinder

1965-1968

1/41

Kurt Bittlingmaier

1966, 1968

1/42

William E. "Smoke" Blanchard

1967-1968

1/43

Warren Bleser

1968

1/44

Gregg Blomberg

1963, 1966, 1967

1/45

Arlene Blum

1969

1/46

Leon Blumer

1968

1/47

Glen Boles

1968

1/48

Edward C. Boulton

1968

1/49

John Bousman

1964, 1968

1/50

Steven L. Bowen

1968

1/51

Warren D. Bowman

1969

1/52

Joseph U. Braig; " Mt. Rainier Guide Service, McKinley Expendition, May 28, June 15, 1962, Bases at Talkeetna, Alaska, Richard E. McGowan, Leader, Organizer, Luther G. Jerstad, Second Leader" ny Rev. Joseph U. Braig, Recorder

1965-1966

1/53

David A. Brew

1967-1968

1/54

William Briggs

1970

1/55

Sheldon Brooks, Jr.

1968

1/56

Alan Bruce-Robertson; "The First Ascent of Mt. Vancouver" by Alan Bruce-Robertson, Canadian Alpine Journal

1950, 1967-1968

1/57

Albert D. Bryant, John Phillip Bryant; newsletter for the 1966 Colorado State University Mount Saint Elias Expedition

1966-1967

1/58

William J. Buckingham

1966-1967

1/59

William M. Bueler

1968-1969

1/60

John V. Burns

1967, 1969

1/61

Helga and Robert Byhre

1961, 1963, 1965-1969

1/62

Frederick M. Cady

1969-1970

1/63

Ralph H. Cairns; "The Fairbanks Times Mt. McKinley Expedition (1912), Currently Called the Cairns Expedition;" (1 black and white photo)

1965, 1967-1968

1/64

Kenneth C. Carpenter (1 color photo); "Some First Ascents in Southeast Asia" by Kenn Carpenter

1967-1969

1/65

H. Adams "Ad" Carter(1 black and white photo)

1963-1971

1/66

Frances Chamberlin

1966-1967

1/67

Thomas S. Choate (6 black and white photos)

1957-1969

1/68

Fred Jerry Clark and Family

1967-1968

1/69

Nicholas B. Clinch

1968-1970

1/70

Jane G. Coble

1967-1969

1/71

Ray Colyer

1959-1969

1/72

Herb and Jan Conn

1958-1965

1/73

F. Edward Cooper, Jr.

1967-1971

1/74

James A. Craig

1967

1/75

Charles M. Crenchaw (6 color photos)

1967-1968

1/76

Art Davidson

1965-1967

1/77

Joseph K. Davidson; "The East Ridge of Mt. McKinley – 1969, Expedition Report" by Joseph K. Davidson

1967, 1969

1/78

Daniel R. Davis

1967-1969

1/79

Donald G. Davis; "Observations on the Mountain Plover in South Park, Colorado" by Donald G. Davis; (1 black and white photo)

1957-1971

1/80

John S. Day; “He Races Up Mountains” by Frank Harvey, Argosy

1960, 1967

1/81

Alvin DeMaria

1968

1/82

George H. Denton

1965, 1967

1/83

H. Dave De Voe

1962, 1964, 1968

1/84

Norman G. Dyrenfurth

1967, 1969

1/85

S. John Ebert

1965

1/86

Harold Egoscue

1961-1964, 1966-1968

1/87

Robert Ekstrand

1967

1/88

Clifford D. Ellis

1963-1965

1/89

E. G. Englebright

1965, 1966, 1968

1/90

Boyd N. Everett, Jr.;  The A-67 Mt. McKinley Expedition –1967” by Boyd N. Everett, Jr.

1965-1969

1/91

Derek J. Fabian; “Scottish-Canadian Coast Range Expedition, Preliminary Report” by Derek Fabian

1965, 1967

1/92

Francis P. Farquhar; "Flight to the North Pole, 24 August 1949" by Francis P. Farquhar and Garfield Merner, Grabborn Press, San Francisco

1950, 1967

1/93

Benjamin G. Ferris, Jr.

1967-1971

1/94

Joseph C. and Joan Firey (3 black and white photos)

1968-1970

1/95

David R. Fisher

1967

1/96

Robert G. Forbes

1967-1968

1/97

Warren "Tuck" Forsythe; "Swarthmore Denali Trip, 1966"

1966

1/98

Lawrence R. Fowler and family

1967

1/99

Ray Genet

1968, 1971

1/100

Paul A. Gerhard; "Report on the 1967 Western States McKinley Expedition"

1967-1969

1/101

Sharon and Robert Gerhard

1969

1/102

Paul E. Gerstmann

1967-1968, 1970

1/103

Frederick M. Golomb

1967

1/104

Don C. Gordon

1961

2/1

Walter R. Gove

1965, 1968-1970

2/2

John D. Graham

1967-1968

2/3

Art Gran

1967

2/4

Leo Grillmair

1967-1968

2/5

William D. Hackett; "8th Ascent of the South Peak of Mt McKinley – 1952"

1967-1968, 1971

2/6

Henry S. Hall, Jr.

1965, 1967-1969

2/7

Scott D. Hamilton, Jr.

1962-1966

2/8

Roy. O. Harniss

1966-1967

2/9

William D. Harrison

1967-1970

2/10

Keith Hart

1965, 1966, 1968-1970

2/11

William E. Hauser

1966-1969

2/12

J. Richard Hechtel; "Berg und Bergsteigen in den Vereinigten Staaten von Nordamerika (German language) " by Richard Hechtel

1967-1968

2/13

Carl Heller; “Daily Account of the China Lake-McKinley Expedition of 1967" by Russel O. Huse

1967

2/14

Jack L. Henry

1967

2/15

Michael E. Hiehle; "Log: Southern California McKinley Expedition, June 27 Through July 15, 1964"

1967

2/16

Jon and Helen Hisey; “The 1957 Mt. McKinley Expedition (log)"

1967

2/17

Dave Hoefer

1961, 1964, 1967-1968

2/18

Thomas F. Hornbein

1967-1971

2/19

Charles S. Houston

1967, 1969

2/20

Oscar R. Houston

1966

2/21

John R. Hudson

1968

2/22

Craig P. Hughes

1967

2/23

John S. Humphreys

1965-1967

2/24

Russell O. Huse

1967

2/25

Dave B. Ingalls

1967

2/26

Richard K. Irvin

1967-1968

2/27

Don and Joan Jensen

1967-1970

2/28

Edward Johann

1970-1971

2/29

Dave and Sally Johnston

1963-1971

2/30

Chris Jones

1969-1970

2/31

Keith and Anore Jones

1967

2/32

Pierre and Carmen Juillerat (3 black and white photos)

1967-1968

2/33

Glenn A. Kelsey

1967

2/34

Yule F. Kilcher

1961, 1962, 1966, 1968

2/35

Shiochi Kimura (2 black and white photos)

1968

2/36

Ivan Kletka

1970-1971

2/37

Elizabeth Knowlton

1970

2/38

Ija N. Korner; "A First Ascent in the McKinley Range" by Ija N. Korner, Appalachia

1953, 1967-1968

2/39

Harold Kramer (1 color photo)

1966-1967

2/40

Robert Kyrlach

1967

2/41

Joseph C. LaBelle; "Ten Weeks on Mount Logan (account)" by Joseph C. LaBelle

1968-1969

2/42

Edward H. Lane

1967-1969

2/43

James A. Lees (1 black and white photo, 1 color photo)

1954-1967

2/44

Peter C. Lev (1 black and white photo)

1965, 1967

2/45

Jerry M. Lewis

1967

2/46

Ned William Lewis

1971

2/47

Barbara Lilly

1969-1971

2/48

Paul V. Livingston

1965, 1967

2/49

Niklaus Lotscher

1968

2/50

Charles L. Louks

1967-1968

2/51

Dennis Luchterhand and Family

1967-1968

2/52

Otis MacAllister

1959, 1965

2/53

Peter A. MacManus; "Denali Diary: Seattle Mountaineers Mount McKinley Expedition 1964" by Peter MacManus; (1 color photo)

1964, 1968

2/54

Francis P. Magoun, III; "Mount Vancouver's North Ridge" by Francis P. Magoun, III, Appalachia

1949, 1968

2/55

Arthur G. Maki, Jr.

1967

2/56

Melvin G. Marcus

1967-1968

2/57

Masakatsu Masuda

1968, 1971

2/58

William G. May; "Report to Mt. McKinley Park, Alaska"

1967-1968

2/59

Leslie McDonald

1967

2/60

Peter D. McGann

1967

2/61

James L. McGinnis

1967

2/62

S. P. McLaughlin (1 color photo)

1967

2/63

Peter Meisler

1968

2/64

George Menard (1 color photo)

1966-1969

2/65

John D. and Ruth Mendenhall

1968

2/66

Wayne P. Merry

1966-1968, 1970, 1971

2/67

E. Jack Miller

1966-1968

2/68

James F. Miller

1969

2/69

L. Keith and Jo Ann Miller

1964, 1966, 1968, 1970

2/70

Thomas W. Miller

1968

2/71

Maynard M. Miller; "Determined Attempt" By M. M. Miller, Cambridge Mountaineering 1952 (reprint article on 1946 Mt. Vancouver attempt)

1952, 1968-1969

2/72

Hugh H. Mills; "1965 Bootleg McKinley Expedition" (Robert Packard account); Account of a 1965 Ascent of the South Peak of Mt. McKinley" by Hugh H. Mills

1966

2/73

Cornelius Molenaar

1967

2/74

Dee Molenaar

1967

2/75

Gale Monson

1962-1969

2/76

Terris Moore

1965- 1968

2/77

Nea Morin

1970

2/78

Peter R. Morrison

1967-1969

2/79

Frances A. Mullen; "The Royal Road to Mustang" by Frances A. Mullen, Chicago Mountain Club Newsletter

1967

2/80

David F. Murray

1967-1969

2/81

Thomas A. Nash

1968

2/82

National Geographic Society

1969

2/83

Jerry V. Nelson

1968

2/84

Lee V. Nelson; "Mount McKinley Red Suspender Expedition, Log 1966"

1966, 1967

2/85

Edward O. Nester

1967-1970

2/86

Theodore "Nick" Nicholai (2 black and white photos)

1968-1969

2/87

Lawrence E. Nielson; "First Party in the Takhinsha Mountains, Alaska" by Lawrence E. Nielson and David  C. Chappelear, Appalachia

1965-1968

2/88

Shiro Nishimae

1969

2/89

John H. Notman

1967

2/90

David H. Noyes

1967-1970

2/91

Noel E. Odell

1967, 1969

2/92

John C. Ohrenschal

1968

2/93

Gary K. Olson

1968

2/94

Leigh and Irene Ortenburger

1967-1970

2/95

Daniel L. Osborne

1969-1971

2/96

Leif-Norman Patterson

1967-1968

2/97

Mr. and Mrs. Grant H. Pearson

1964-1965

2/98

Chuck Pease

1971

2/99

George K. Perkins

1968

2/100

George H. Peters

1966-1968

2/101

John D. Peterson

1967

2/102

Stephen Pomerance

1968-1969

2/103

Austin S. Post

1965, 1967

2/104

Barry Prather

1967-1968

2/105

Marjorie Prescott

1964-1966

2/106

Ron C. Priebe

1968

2/107

James and Mary Prichard

1970

2/108

William L. Putnam; "Peaks and Routes of the North Selkirk Range" by William L. Putnam, Appalachia; "Across the Icefield to Juneau: Another 'Colossal Enterprise’” by William Lowell Putnam, Appalachia

1949, 1954, 1967-1968

2/109

Alvin E. Randall; "Largest Group to Reach the Summit of Mt. McKinley, Seattle Mountaineers, Mt. McKinley Expedition, 1964" report by Alvin E. Randall

1964, 1966-1968

2/110

John F. Ratterman

1966-1967

2/111

William A. Read

1966, 1968-1969

2/112

Louis F. Reichardt

1969-1970

2/113

Jim Richardson

1963-1964

2/114

Gerald A. Roach

1967

2/115

Royal Robbins

1964, 1968-1969

2/116

Dave and Sharon Roberts

1965, 1967-1970

2/117

Gilbert J. Roberts

1967-1968

2/118

Peter and Nancy Robinson (1 color photo)

1963-1970

2/119

Kermit F. Ross

1967

2/120

John R. Russell and family

1967-1968

2/121

Takao Sasaki (1 black and white photo)

1967

2/122

John B. Samuelson

1965-1967

2/123

Jeb Schenck

1968-1969

2/124

Anshel Schiff

1967-1968

2/125

Paul M. Schlichter

1967

2/126

James F. Seitz

1968-1969

2/127

Chris Shank

1968

2/128

Don and Roberta Sheldon

1962-1970

2/129

Steve Sickles (1 color photo)

1967

2/130

Alexander F. Skutch

1962-1963, 1965

2/131

Mary Smith

1964

2/132

Gerrit Heinke Snider

1968

2/133

Howard H. Snyder; "Wilcox McKinley Expedition Partial Log (14-26 July 1967)" by Howard Snyder

1967

2/134

Nicholas W. Spadavecchia

1966-1967

2/135

Spencer and Bock (1 black and white photo).

undated, 1959-1969

2/136

Robert Sparr

1970

2/137

Slim and Judy Spurling

1963

2/138

Norman Stadem; "1968 Alaska Mount Bona Expedition" by Norman Stadem

1968

2/139

Allen P. Steck

1967-1968

2/140

Don and Lani Stockard

1963-1969

2/141

Erling Strom

1961, 1963-1967

2/142

Dunbar Susong

1957-1958, 1967-1968

2/143

Olle Swartling

1968

2/144

Guy L. Tarnstrom

1969

2/145

Stephen A. Taylor and Family

1967-1968

2/146

Walter W. Taylor and Family

1967-1968

2/147

Robert G. Tatum

1965, 1968

2/148

Lowell Thomas, Sr.

1969

2/149

Lowell Thomas, Jr.

1968

2/150

John P. Thomson

1967

2/151

Will F. Thompson II

1968

2/152

J. Monroe Thorington

1967

2/153

Charles Travers

1967-1968

2/154

Mario Tremonti

1967-1968

2/155

Stewart L. Udall

1965

2/156

Naomi Uemura

1971

2/157

James C. Underwood

1968-1969, 1971

2/158

Hans Van der Laan

1967-1969

2/159

Walt Vennum

1967-1969

2/160

Curt and Gretchen Wagner

1968

2/161

George Wallerstein

1965

2/162

Edward Ward

1968

2/163

Peter Ward; 2 reprints of articles on Volcanic activity at Katmai National Monument

1969

2/164

H. Bradford Washburn

1963-1964, 1967-1971

2/165

Peter W. Webb

1967

2/165

Robert Weeden

1962

2/167

Michael and Sally Westmacott

1967-1969

2/168

John Wheeler

1966

2/169

Vernon L. Wheeler

1960

2/170

George W. Whitmore

1968

2/171

Fritz H. Wiessner; "The K-2 Expedition of 1939" by Fritz H. Wiessner, Appalachia

1956, 1969

2/172

Joseph F. Wilcox (1 black and white photo)

1967-1969

2/173

Paul M. Williams

1967-1968

2/174

Peter Williamson

1968

2/175

John E. "Jed" Williamson

1965-1967

2/176

Jack Wilson

1968

2/177

Ginny H. Wood

1965, 1966, 1968-1969

2/178

Morton S. Wood

1967

2/179

Walter A. Wood

1965-1966

2/180

Gary Woodmansee

1957-1963, 1966-1967

2/181

Bill Woodward (1 black and white photo)

1963, 1967

2/182

Christopher C. Wren

1965-1967

2/183

Samuel A. Wright

1968-1969

2/184

Hans A. Zogg; "Mount Logan 1966, Seattle Expedition" (report)

1963, 1966-1968

3/1

Hoeman and Brown Families

1954-1968

3/2

Grace Hoeman

1968-1971

3/3

Grace Jensen Hoeman's Family

1967, 1969-1971

3/4

Dhaulagiri Expedition

1969-1970

3/5

Women's International McKinley Expedition of 1970

1969-1971

3/6

Mount McKinley expeditions for 1970

1969-1971

3/7

Alaska Climbers: A-F

1965-1969

3/8

Alaska Climbers: N-W

1963-1967

3/9

Other climbers

1956-1971

3/10

Alpine Club (London)

1967-1969

3/11

Alpine Club of Canada

1967-1969

3/12

Alpinismus (magazine, Munich)

1967-1969

3/13

Summit (magazine, Big Bear Lake, California)

1965, 1967-1968

3/14

Books

1964, 1966-1969

3/15

Unanswered Letters (alphabetical order)

1965-1969

3/16

Alaska letters sent and returned

1967-1968

3/17

Inquiries and picture requests

1968-1971

3/18

Marie, Carolyn, Laurel

undated, 1963-1969

Series 4: Writings; undated, 1957-1971. 0.30 cubic feet.
A majority of this series includes manuscript drafts, notes, and reference materials related to Vin Hoeman’s research for an Alaska climbing guidebook, as well as climbing articles that Vin and Grace were writing.

Box/
Folder

Description

Dates

3/19

Alaska Guide Book: manuscript

undated

3/20

Alaska Guide Book: manuscript drafts and notes

undated

3/21

Alaska Guide Book: correspondence

undated

3/22

Alaska Guide Book: information

1967-1971

3/23

Alaska Guide Book: Anchorage Skyline Peaks

undated

3/24

Vin Hoeman articles

1965-1970

3/25

Publications and published articles

1959-1966

3/26

American Alpine Journal: article drafts, references, and notes

undated

3/27

Canadian Alpine Journal: correspondence, article drafts, and references

1967-1968

3/28

Poems and songs

undated, 1957-1962

3/29

"Harding Icefield Adventure"; by J. Vin Hoeman

undated

3/30

Grace Hoeman: ACC writing course

1970

3/31

Grace Hoeman: writings, letters and obituary

undated, 1969-1971

Series 5: Climbing files; 1956-1971. 0.55 cubic feet.
The records in this series contain information on summits, state high points, and climbing expeditions. The materials are arranged alphabetically by subject.

Box/
Folder

Description

Dates

3/32

Alaska Earthquake

1964

3/33

Alaskan Summit Information

undated

3/34

Aleutian Islands

1964-1965

3/35

Altitude physiology

1971

3/36

Book lists

1960, 1964-1969

3/37

Climbing Regulations

1958-1967

3/38

Devil's Tower, Wyoming

undated

3/39

Dhaulagiri Expedition: articles and clippings (1 black and white photo)

1969-1970

3/40

Ecology

undated

3/41

Gannett Peak, Wyoming

1966

3/42

Life at High Altitude,

1960-1966

3/43

List of Himalayan climbers

undated

3/44

Himalayan expedition

1968

3/45

Maps and mapping

1959-1965

3/46

Mauna Kea, Hawaii

circa 1966

3/47

Mount Aconcagua, Argentina

1967-1968

3/48

Mount Kimball Expedition (14 black and white photos)

1969 June

3/49

Mount Marathon Race

1962-1968

4/1

Mount McKinley (28 black and white photos)

1962-1963, 1967

4/2

Mount McKinley: Women's International McKinley Expedition of 1970: reports and papers (1 black and white photo)

1969-1971

4/3

Mount Logan: California Mount Logan Expedition of 1971

1970-1971

4/4

Mount Robson

undated

4/5

Mount Saint Elias

1963, 1965, 1970

4/6

Mount Vancouver Expedition: Japanese

1967-1968

4/7

Named Alaskan summits lists

undated

4/8

Santa Marta, Mexico

1968

4/9

Shiprock, New Mexico

1967-1969

4/10

South America

1966-1968

4/11

State high points: correspondence

1965-1971

4/12

State high points: information

undated, 1966, 1970

4/13

State high points: maps and brochures

undated

4/14

Hudson Stuck: Correspondence between Hudson Stuck and Alfred H. Brooks, 1906-1914

1956

4/15

Summit and summit regiser information

undated

4/16

Tierra del Fuego

1967

Series 6: Mountaineering Club records; 1962-1971. 0.30 cubic feet
This series contains records pertaining to the Mountaineering Club. A majority of the records are from Vin Hoeman’s time as chairman of the Committee on Geographic Names and Grace Hoeman’s involvement with the Ladies’ Alpine Club and American Alpine Club. The series also includes the Descent, a journal of the Alaska Alpine Club.

Box/
Folder

Description

Dates

4/17

Constitutions

undated, 1962 January

4/18

Geographic Names Committee: correspondence

1963-1971

4/19

Geographic Names Committee: USGS forms submitted

1963-1971

4/20

Geographic Names Committee: Kenai Peninsula

1967-1968

4/21

Geographic Names Committee: By-laws, members, notes

1965-1972

4/22

Letterhead

undated

4/23

Letters received

1964, 1966-1969

4/24

Ladies' Alpine Club

1968-1969

4/25

American Alpine Club: correspondence

1966-1971

4/26

Descent (Vol. 1, Nos. 1, 2 and 4; Vol. 2, Nos. 1-5; Vol. 3, Nos. 1-2)

1969-1971

Series 7: Photographs; undated, 1959-1970. 0.20 cubic feet.
A majority of the photographs in this series concern mountain climbing and portray mountain peaks, climbers, and base camps.

Box/
Folder

Description

Dates

4/27

Mount Russell (2 color prints, 5 X 7 inch).

1962

4/28

Bold, Bashful and Baleful Peaks (11 black and white prints; 10 black and white negatives)

undated, 1959, 1963

4/29

Trip to South America (36 black and white prints, 3.5 X 5 inch; 36 black and white negatives, 35mm)

1967, 1968

4/30

Chugach Expedition (22 black and white prints, 3.5 X 5 inch; 22 black and white negatives, 35mm)

1968 June

4/31

Mount Kiliak and Government Peak Trips (19 black and white prints, 3.5 X 5 inch; 11 black and white negatives, 35mm)

1968

4/32

Mount Kimball Expedition, German Brooks Range Expedition and Reed Lakes (17 black and white prints, 3.5 X 3.5 inch; 23 black and white negatives, 120 size)

1969 March, August

4/33

Anchorage skyline peaks (12 color slides, 2.75 X 2.75 inch)

1970 September

4/34

Anchorage skyline peaks (17 black and white prints, 3.5 X 3.5 inch; 16 black and white negatives, 120 size; 5 color transparencies, 120 size)

undated

4/35

Aerial Photographs of Mountains and Glaciers; Department of Mines and Technical Surveys, Government of Canada (31 black and white prints, 10 X 10 inch)

undated

4/36

Alaska Guidebook photographs: (4 black and white prints, 5 X 7 inch; 4 black and white copy negatives, 4 X 5 inch)

undated, 1967

4/37

Unidentified Winter Climb (12 black and white prints, 3.5 X 3.5 inch; 15 black and white negatives, 120 size)

undated

4/38

Skiing and climbing photographs: Grace Hoeman and Round Top (5 black and white prints, 2 color prints)

undated, 1968-1970

Series 8: Alaska topographic quadrangle maps; 1950-1970. 3.0 cubic feet.
This series contains topographic maps. A majority of the maps are annotated by one of the Hoemans. Arranged alphabetically by place name.

Box/Folder

Description

4/39

Index to Topographic Maps of Alaska

4/40

Anchorage

4/41

Anchorage

4/42

Adak

4/43

Afognak

4/44

Ambler River

4/45

Amukta

4/46

Arctic

4/47

Atka

4/48

Atlin

4/49

Attu

4/50

Baird Inlet

4/51

Baird Mountains

4/52

Barrow

4/53

Barter Island

4/54

Beechey Point

4/55

Bendeleben

4/56

Bering Glacier

5/1

Bethel

5/2

Bettles

5/3

Big Delta

5/4

Black River

5/5

Blying Sound

5/6

Bradfield Canal

5/7

Bristol Bay

5/8

Candle

5/9

Cape Mendenhall

5/10

Chandalar

5/11

Chandler Lake

5/12

Charley River

5/13

Chignik

5/14

Christian

5/15

Circle

5/16

Cold Bay

5/17

Cordova

5/18

Craig

5/19

De Long Mountains

5/20

Demarcation Point

5/21

Dillingham

5/22

Dixon Entrance

5/23

Eagle

5/24

Fairbanks

5/25

False Pass

5/26

Flaxman Island

5/27

Fort Yukon

5/28

Gareloi Island

5/29

Goodnews

5/30

Gulkana

5/31

Hagemeister Island

5/32

Harrison Bay

5/33

Healy

5/34

Hooper Bay

5/35

Houston

5/36

Howard Pass

5/37

Hughes

5/38

Icy Bay

5/39

Iditarod

5/40

Iliamna

5/41

Juneau

5/42

Kantishna River

5/43

Karluk

5/44

Kateel River

5/45

Kenai

5/46

Ketchikan

5/47

Killik River

5/48

Kiska

5/49

Knik

5/50

Kodiak

5/51

Kotzebue

5/52

Kuskokwim Bay

5/53

Lake Clark

5/54

Lime Hills

5/55

Livengood

5/56

Marshall

6/1

Matanuska Valley

6/2

McCarthy

6/3

McGrath

6/4

Meade River

6/5

Medfra

6/6

Middleton Island

6/7

Misheguk Mountain

6/8

Mt. Fairweather

6/9

Mt. Hayes

6/10

Mt. Katmai

6/11

Mt. McKinley

6/12

Mt. Michelson

6/13

Mt. St. Elias

6/14

Nabesna

6/15

Naknek

6/16

Noatak

6/17

Nome

6/18

Nunivak Island

6/19

Ophir

6/20

Petersburg

6/21

Philip Smith Mountains

6/22

Point Hope

6/23

Point Lay

6/24

Port Moller

6/25

Prince Rupert

6/26

Rat Islands

6/27

Russian Mission

6/28

St. Lawrence

6/29

St. Matthew

6/30

Saint Michael

6/31

Sagavanirktok

6/32

Samalga Island

6/33

Seguam

6/34

Selawik

6/35

Seldovia

6/36

Seward

6/37

Seward

6/38

Shungnak

6/39

Simeonof Island

6/40

Sitka

6/41

Skagway

6/42

Sleetmute

6/43

Solomon

6/44

St. Epovak Bay

6/45

Sumdum

6/46

Survey Pass

6/47

Sutwik Island

6/48

Table Mountain

6/49

Taku River

6/50

Talkeetna

6/51

Talkeetna Mountains

6/52

Tanacross

6/53

Tanana

7/1

Taylor Mountains

7/2

Teller

7/3

Teshekpuk

7/4

Trinity Islands

7/5

Tyonek

7/6

Ugashik

7/7

Umiat

7/8

Umnak

7/9

Unalaska

7/10

Unimak

7/11

Utukok River

7/12

Valdez

7/13

Wainwright

7/14

Wiseman

7/15

Yakutat

Series 9: Index card files; undated. 0.50 cubic feet.
This series contains copies of Vin Hoeman’s index card files on mountains and climbers. Arranged alphabetically by subject.

Box/Folder

Description

Dates

8/1

Mountains

undated

8/2

Climbers: A-G

undated

8/3

Climbers: I-O

undated

8/4

Climbers: P-Z

undated