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Alaska -- Discovery and exploration

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

H. Bradford Washburn, Jr. Albums Collection

Identifier: A2020-01-01
Content Description This collection contains photographic albums, diaries, and other material created primarily by Bradford Washburn during his mountaineering expeditions and aerial photography surveys spanning the years 1927-1999. The 127 photographic albums contain approximately 15,000 silver gelatin prints, in addition to the 11 diary volumes, flight logs, and binders of material related to Washburn’s talks, publications, and areas of interest. The albums were compiled by Washburn and the aerial and...
Dates: 1927 - 2019; Majority of material found within 1929 - 1979

H. Bradford Washburn, Jr. Papers

Identifier: A2018-01-01
Scope and Contents

This collection documents the professional life of Bradford Washburn: his work at the Museum of Science and his mountaineering work, including climbing, cartography, and photography. It includes correspondence, meeting records, manuscript material, published works, maps, photographs, and audiovisual material. More detailed Scope and Content information can be found within the series and subseries listings.

Dates: 1900 - 2014; Majority of material found within 1940 - 1980