37 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Alaska.

  1. Harold H. Burton papers, 1792-1965

    118,000 items. 399 containers plus 4 oversize plus 1 classified. 159.5 linear feet. 5 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Associate justice of the United States Supreme Court and United States senator. Diaries, correspondence, legal case files, speeches and writings, reports, photographs, maps, printed matter, and newspaper clippings pertaining primarily to Burton's activities as an associate justice of the Supreme Court and Senator.

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  2. Tlingit songs and texts collected by Nora Marks Dauenhauer and Richard Dauenhauer, 1950-1997

    419 items.. 389 containers.. 388 sound cassettes : analog.. 1 sound tape reel (5 in.) : analog.. 1 folder (30 items).. -- American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Nora Marks Dauenhauer, of Yakutat and Tlingit heritage, along with her husband Richard Dauenhauer, recorded hundreds of personal narratives during the 1960s to the 1980s. Nora was one of a group of Tlingit women who undertook language revitalization during the same period. The collection consists of interviews with Tlingit language speakers in Alaska. The bulk of the recordings were made between the 1960s to the 1980s, some in the 1950s, a few are copies of field recordings made by Frederica de Laguna (1950s) and John Swanton (1904). Through personal narratives, songs, and stories, these tradition bearers impart knowledge about inter-tribal relationships and relationships with outside communities, economic life, medicine, fishing, religious expression, and other aspects of community life.

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  3. Walter Sullivan papers, 1929-1997

    75,000 items. 214 containers plus 5 oversize. 90 linear feet. 243 digital files (12.82 MB). -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Correspondence, lecture files, writings, reviews, wire service reports, notes, book files, alphabetical files, research files, maps, prints, photographs, digital files, and other papers pertaining chiefly to Sullivan’s career as a journalist for the New York Times. Documents his years as a correspondent in China and Antarctica, and his work as a science writer and editor.

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  4. Quilt Alliance, Quilters' S.O.S. -- Save Our Stories interviews collection, 1999-2016

    17,495 items. 33 containers (13 3/4 linear feet). approximately 855 sound cassettes : analog.. approximately 310 sound files : digital, WAV.. 1 videocassette (VHS) : sound, color ; 1/2 in.. approximately 425 photographic prints : color ; various sizes.. more than 1840 images : digital, color, jpeg, tiff.. approximately 1200 folders (12,390 items). approximately 665 digital documents (doc, .docx, .pdf, .rtf). approximately 950 optical discs : digital ; 4 3/4 in.. 10 floppy disks ; 3 1/2 in.. -- American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    This collection consists of sound recordings, transcripts and photographic images documenting interviews conducted as a part of Quilters' S.O.S. -- Save Our Stories (QSOS) project. QSOS is one of several projects and partnerships created by the Quilt Alliance in an effort to preserve, document, and share the lives and stories of quilters and quiltmaking. The project began in 1999 and continued though 2016.

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  5. Agnes Bellinger Tlingit collection, 1985

    1 folder.. 1 videocassette of 1 (VHS) (30 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in. . 1 videocassette of 1 (Beta) (90 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in.. -- American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Collection comprises two videocassettes and a pamphlet on traditional music, dance, and other customs of the Tlingit nation of southeast Alaska.

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  6. Thomas T. Craven papers, 1842-1969

    500 items. 2 containers plus 1 oversize. .6 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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    Naval officer. Correspondence, family papers, and subject files relating primarily to his convoy duty and command of United States Naval Aviation Forces in Europe during World War I, and his command of a gunboat flotilla on the Yangtze River in China during 1929-1931.

  7. Carl John Sacarisen diary, 1898-1899

    2 items. 1 container. .2 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Cook for the Lapland-Yukon Relief Expedition. Diary kept by Sacarisen during an expedition to relocate reindeer from Norway to Alaska.

  8. Clarence K. Streit papers, 1838-2000

    109,650 items. 297 containers plus 1 oversize. 118.8 linear feet. 9 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Author, editor, and journalist. Correspondence, diaries, notes and notebooks, subject files, speeches, statements, and writings, family papers, reports, interviews, pamphlets, press releases, newsletters, minutes of meetings, photographs, clippings, printed matter, and other papers primarily relating to Federal Union, Inc., which Streit founded to promote his plan for an Atlantic Union of democracies, as well as that organization's successor, Association to Unite the Democracies, Inc.

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  9. Yudin collection of Russian-American Company records, 1783-1946

    150 items. 3 containers. 1 linear foot. 2 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Official letters, work reports, tariff and cargo registers, ships’ journals, accounts of exploratory expeditions, and other records relating to the exploration and colonization of Alaska and Siberia by the Russian-American Company (Rossiĭsko-amerikanskai︠a︡ kompanii︠a︡, a fur trading company conducting trade with the Alaska Natives as well as the exploration and colonization chiefly of Alaska and the Pacific Coast of America. Founded in 1799 as the successor of the Shelikhov-Golikov Company, founded in 1783. Also includes material relating to the company's contacts with the Japanese, Chinese, and Portuguese. Individuals represented include Nikolaĭ Petrovich Rezanov and G.I. Shelikhov. Collected by G. V. I︠U︡din (Yudin).

  10. George F. Becker papers, 1814-1928

    9,900 items. 36 containers plus 1 oversize. 14.5 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Geologist, mathematician, engineer, and physicist. Correspondence, diaries, letterbooks, notebooks, notes, memoranda, maps, charts, tables, landscape sketches, and printed matter primarily relating to Becker's service at the United States Geological Survey, Carnegie Institution of Washington, and as president of the Geological Society of America.