Subject Source: Local sources
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
Identifier: Mss. 82 B44
Scope and Contents Personal and professional papers, 1896-1987, of Bishop John Boyd Bentley, Bishop of Alaska and Director of Overseas Missions for the Protestant Episcopal Church and personal papers, 1895-1983, of his wife Elvira Carr Bentley. Includes comprehensive records of his ministerial career including records of his official acts and texts of sermons and invocations. There is some correspondence relating to Bentley's career, including letters from W. A. R. Goodwin (1869-1939), Rector of...
Collection — Box 1, Folder: 1
Identifier: Mss. Acc. 2010.104
Scope and Contents Scrapbook and loose items, circa 1916-1922 featuring predominantly the mission and convent of the Holy Cross in Alaska. Only some photographs are identified. Place names mentioned are Holy Cross and Tanana; and St. Anne's Convent in Holy Cross. Among the people identified are Mr. and Mrs. Vashon, Mr. and Mrs. A. Keogh, Mr. and Mrs. Woo.Also included are clippings regarding the robbery of a Chinese grocery in Seattle and clippings documenting missionary work in Hong Kong and...
Identifier: SC 00912
Scope and Contents Papers, circa 1940s, of Richard Williams, an African-American soldier stationed in Alaska during World War II. Includes a diary, in which he describes the weather, fishing and other recreational activities, and his duties. There are photographs and postcards that have been glued into the diary, which depict the local post office covered in snow, the towns of Juneau and Sitka, as well as Williams and other people that he met. There are also loose photographs, which seem to have come out of...
Dates: circa 1940-1949