Subject Guides

Photographic Collections

Below is a list of some of the archival collections followed by a complete list of the photographic collections. Some materials are available online, while others are available for detailed research on site at the Bob and Evangeline Atwood Resource Center. Use the search icon at the top of the page to search the finding aids listed below.

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Trans-Alaska Pipeline 40th Anniversary

Construction began on the Trans-Alaska Pipeline System in 1974, engineering one of the largest pipeline systems in the world.


Etta Jones Collection

Collection includes photographs, letters, and government records pertaining to WWII Japanese prisonerof-war Etta Jones and her husband, Charles Foster Jones, who were teachers in the Aleutians.


Louis Odsather Collection

Collection includes photo albums commissioned by the federal government to document the establishment of the Matanuska Colony in Palmer, 1935.

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Lu Liston Collection

Collection contains postcard negatives with images of Southcentral Alaska in the 1930s and 1940s, as well as a series of portraits from the 1930s-60s.


Redington Family Collection

Collection includes slides taken from 1948-1995, reflecting the history of dog mushing and the Iditarod race, a summit of Denali, as well as rescue and reclamation work for the US Army.


Vern Brickley Collection

Spanning from the eruption in Katmai in 1912 to the 1964 Good Friday earthquake, this collection also includes a large selection of World War II-era views

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Alaska Railroad And Alaska Engineering Commission

Includes Alaska Railroad construction photos dating from 1914.

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Ward W. Wells Collection

Collection of stock and commercial work ranging from 1945-1982, as well as studio portraits from 1972- 82. Specifically includes 2,000 images of Anaktuvuk Pass, taken from 1962-1973.


Steve McCutcheon Collection

Includes professional photographs taken throughout Alaska, from 1940 to the mid- 1980s.

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