Guide to the William and Emma Vogelin scrapbooks
An Alaska Historical Society collection
Collection number: HMC-1166-AHS.
Title: William and Emma Vogelin scrapbooks.
Volume of collection: 0.50 cubic feet.
Language of materials: Materials in this collection are in English.
Collection summary: Scrapbooks of a couple's road trip on the Alaska Highway in the summer of 1955.
William and Emma Vogelin travelled across North Dakota, Montana, and through Canada to reach the ALCAN Highway in Dawson Creek in the summer of 1955. They drove on to Fairbanks, Alaska. The couple was in their mid-50s during the time of the trip and drove a 1953 Chrysler Imperial.
The collection contains three scrapbooks, which includes photographs, post cards, correspondence, and Emma Vogelin’s handwritten account of the couple’s trip.
Arrangement: The collection is arranged in the order it arrived at the Archives.
Digitized copies: Digital copies of collection material not available online. For information about obtaining digital copies, please contact Archives and Special Collections.
Rights note: The Alaska Historical Society owns copyright to materials created by William and Emma Vogelin.
Preferred citation: William and Emma Vogelin scrapbooks, Alaska Historical Society collections, Archives and Special Collections, Consortium Library, University of Alaska Anchorage.
Works used in preparation of inventory: Biographical information was provided by the donor.
Acquisition note: This collection was donated to the Alaska Historical Society in 2014 by Kerstin Seifert. The Historical Society retains ownership of the collection and has placed it on deposit with Archives and Special Collections.
Processing information: This collection was described by Veronica Denison in 2014.