Wilma Roessler travel papers, 1940s  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Roessler, Wilma
Wilma Roessler travel papers
1940s (inclusive)
1 vertical file
Collection Number
6148 (Accession No. 6148-001)
Postcards, tickets, clippings, and other memorabilia from Wilma Roessler's travels to Alaska and western Canada
University of Washington Libraries, Special Collections
Special Collections
University of Washington Libraries
Box 352900
Seattle, WA
Telephone: 206-543-1929
Fax: 206-543-1931
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Biographical NoteReturn to Top

Wilma "Sunny" Roessler, was born circa 1910 in Georgia. Wilma traveled to Alaska Territory as early as 1946. She was married to United States Navy Captain Anthony (Tony) Carroll Roessler, who was born circa 1909 in Ohio. Captain Roessler was stationed in San Francisco during some of Wilma's travels.

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Materials from Wilma Roessler's travels to Alaska and western Canada in the 1940s and 1950s. Includes clippings, trip and tour information from the British Columbia Office of Trade and Tourism, reservation confirmation from the Alaska Steamship Company, tickets, postcards to her husband Tony, blank postcards, and other memorabilia.

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Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • Personal Papers/Corporate Records (University of Washington)
  • Personal Names :
  • Roessler, Wilma--Archives
  • Corporate Names :
  • Alaska Pacific Steamship Company
  • Geographical Names :
  • Alaska--Description and travel
  • Canada, Western--Description and travel
  • Form or Genre Terms :
  • Ephemera
  • Postcards