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Guide to the McKeown family photographs
circa 1910-1920
an Alaska Historical Society collection

 

Collection number: HMC-1011-AHS.
Creator: McKeown family.
Title: McKeown family photographs.
Dates: circa 1910-1920.
Volume of collection: 0.02 cubic feet. 
Language of materials: This collection contains no text.
Collection summary: Images from a variety of geographic areas in Alaska dating from 1910-1920.

Biographical note:
No biographical detail is available.
 
Collection description:
This collection consists of 148 photographs collected by the McKeown family.  The images depict people, buildings, towns, sled dog teams, ships, animals, and scenery.  Locations include Anchorage, Chitina, Cordova, Donnelly, Fairbanks, Fish Egg (Craig), Ft. Gibbon, Ft. Liscum, Gulkana, Holy Cross, Juneau, Prince Rupert, Portage Bay, Rapids, Ruby, St. Michael, Seward, Skagway, Tonisna, Wortmanns, Unalaska, Valdez, and Thompson’s Pass.  Ships include the S.S. Alaska, S.S. Edith, Henry H. Field, S.S. Mariposa, S.S. Olympia, S.S. Northwestern, and the revenue cutter Ungala.

Arrangement: The photographs are grouped by location.

Alternative formats: Some of the images are available in digital form on the Alaska’s Digital Archives site. (keyword search: McKeown).

Rights note: The Archives does not hold copyright to these images.

Preferred citation: McKeown family photographs, Alaska Historical Society collections, Archives and Special Collections, Consortium Library, University of Alaska Anchorage.

Acquisition note: This collection was donated to the Alaska Historical Society.  The Society retains ownership of this collection and has placed it on deposit with Archives and Special Collections.

Processing information: This collection was described prior to 1990.