Frank Jacobs Alaska photographs, circa 1900  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Title
Frank Jacobs Alaska photographs
Dates
circa 1900 (inclusive)
Quantity
49 photographic prints (1 box) ; 7 x 11 inches
Collection Number
PH0382
Summary
Photographs taken in Alaska in the early part of 20th century including landscapes, and images of cabins, packtrains, dogsled teams, and a waterfront
Repository
University of Washington Libraries, Special Collections
Special Collections
University of Washington Libraries
Box 352900
Seattle, WA
98195-2900
Telephone: 206-543-1929
Fax: 206-543-1931
speccoll@uw.edu
Access Restrictions

The collection is open to the public.

Additional Reference Guides

Languages
English


Biographical NoteReturn to Top

Photojournalist Frank A. Jacobs was born in Kansas in 1881. He settled in Seattle in 1907 and began work as a photojournalist for the Seattle Post-Intelligencer in 1909. He spent the 1920s as the official photographer for the Rainier National Park Company. He died in 1979.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

49 black and white photographs taken in Alaska in the early part of 20th century including landscapes, images of cabins, packtrains, dogsled teams, a wolf caught in trap, and a waterfront landscape. No specific locations are given. Many of the photographs are stamped on verso "Made and guaranteed by Frank Jacobs."

Use of the CollectionReturn to Top

Restrictions on Use

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Administrative InformationReturn to Top


Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Form or Genre Terms :
  • Photographs

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • Visual Materials Collections (University of Washington)