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Photograph Collection of the Revenue Cutters "Bear" and "Corwin" in Alaska: Finding Aid
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Photographs

Box 1

Items 1-40

Item  1

“Bear” [ship] in Bering Sea [Has copy negative]

Item  2

The “Bear”

Item  3

[The “Bear” crew on deck]

Item  4

[The “Bear”. Man on deck with 2 dogs]

Item  5

[Further view of deck of the “Bear”] [Has copy negative]

Item  6

[The “Bear”, view of lifeboats and deck]

Item  7

[The “Bear”; crewman blowing horn with 2 men sitting nearby] [Has copy negative]

Item  8

[The “Bear”; crewman with small dog; other officers and Native Americans watching]

Item  9

[The “Bear”; 2 crewman attending to 2 dogs]

Item  10

[Gunner and equipment on deck of unidentified ship, possibly the “Bear”]

Item  11

[Crew of unknown ship] [Has copy negative]

Item  12

U.S. Rev. Cutter “Thomas Corwin”, Arctic Relief Expedition. [Cameos of officers and photo of the “Corwin”] [Bradley and Rulofson, photographers. 1880] [Has copy negative]

Item  13

U.S. Revenue Cutter, “Corwin”, Departure for Alaska. [Taber, photographer] [Has copy negative]

Item  14

U.S. Revenue Cutter “Corwin” at San Francisco ready to leave for Alaska. [Has copy negative]

Item  15

“Corwin” at San Francisco

Item  16

Officers of the “Corwin” on deck. January 20, 1886

Item  17

Aboard the “Corwin” [Crewman of the “Corwin”] [Has copy negative]

Item  18

[Crew of the “Corwin”] [Has copy negative]

Item  19

[Crew of the “Corwin”]

Item  20

Revenue Cutter “Bear” at Ounalaska [Unalaska].

Item  21

[Unidentified ship. Men leaning over bow]

Item  22

[Unidentified ship. Crew on deck with walruses]

Item  23

[Unidentified ship. Man in furs with gun on deck]

Item  24

[The “Richard Rush” in ice with rope ladder]

Item  25

U.S.R.C. “Richard Rush” on her departure January 2nd, 1886, in search of the “Amethyst” [Taber, photographer]

Item  26

U.S.R.C. “Richard Rush” on her departure January 2nd, 1886, in search of the “Amethyst” [Taber, photographer]

Item  27

U.S.R.C. “Richard Rush” on her departure January 2nd, 1886, in search of the “Amethyst” [Taber, photographer]

Item  28

Possibly the “Richard Rush” at Sitka [Edward DeGroff, photographer]

Item  29

[Officers] Probably aboard the “Richard Rush" [Edward DeGroff, photographer]

Item  30

Revenue Cutter “Bear” in the Sea[?]—Behring [Bering] Sea

Item  31

Revenue Cutter “Bear” in the ice—Behring [Bering] Sea [Has copy negative]

Item  32

Trading Schr. [Schooner] “Clara Light”

Item  33

Whaling bark “John Carver” in the ice—Behring [Bering] Sea

Item  34

Trading Sch. [Schooner] “San Jose” in the ice—Behring [Bering] Sea

Item  35

Ounalaska [Unalaska] [View of the town] [Has copy negative]

Item  36

Ounalaska [Unalaska] [View of the town] [Has copy negative]

Item  37

Ounalaska [Unalaska]. Back portion of village. [Has copy negative]

Item  38

Barabara at Ounalaska [Unalaska] [Has copy negative]

Item  39

Fur seals-St. Paul’s Island

Item  40

Fur seals at St. Paul’s Island

Box 2

Items 41-80

Item  41

Greek burial ground—Saint Paul’s Island

Item  42

Fur seals on the rocks—St. George’s Island

Item  43

Indian dog team—Indian Point-Siberia

Item  44

Natives of East Cape-Siberia

Item  45

Natives of East Cape-Siberia

Item  46

Indian trading party on the ice. East Cape-Siberia

Item  47

Native houses at Plover [Providence] Bay-Siberia [Has copy negative]

Item  48

Indian village near St. Michaels-Alaska [Has copy negative]

Item  49

Indian village near St. Michaels-Alaska

Item  50

Indian trading camp near St. Michaels-Alaska

Item  51

Indian trading camp near St. Michaels-Alaska

Item  52

Native kyak [kayak]

Item  53

Native kyaks [kayaks]

Item  54

Indian oomiak [umiak]

Item  55

Natives of Sheshalik, Hotham Inlet-Alaska

Item  56

Native boats alongside Rev. [Revenue] Cutter “Bear” [Has copy negative]

Item  57

Eskimo dogs—“Tom and Jerry” [on deck of unidentified ship]

Item  58

Indian summer rendezvous at Sheshalik, Kotzebue Sound-Alaska [Has 2 copy negatives]

Item  59

“Tar-ta-Rok” [Alaskan native man]

Item  60

Watering ship at Cape Thompson-Alaska [Has copy negative]

Item  61

Point Hope Oomalik (chief) [Has 2 copy negatives]

Item  62

Native house at Point Hope-Alaska [Has copy negative]

Item  63

Natives at Sheshalik—Kotzebue Sound-Alaska [Has copy negative]

Item  64

Native house at Point Hope-Alaska [Has copy negative]

Item  65

Indian graves at Point Hope-Alaska

Item  66

Native houses at Point Hope-Alaska [Has copy negative]

Item  67

Cape Lisburne Trading Station-Alaska [Has copy negative]

Item  68

Traveling natives at Port Clarence-Alaska

Item  69

Whaling station at Point Barrow-Alaska [Has copy negative]

Item  70

Point Barrow women-Alaska [With 2 children] [Has copy negative]

Item  71

Natives at rendezvous near Icy Cape-Alaska [Has copy negative]

Item  72

Steam whaler “Lucretia” at Indian Point-Siberia

Item  73

Natives of Indian Point-Siberia

Item  74

Bald Mountain-Siberia

Item  75

Indian keshagem (Dance house) [Has copy negative]

Item  76

Ice-berg off Point Barrow [Men on iceberg]

Item  77

Native houses at Indian Point-Siberia

Item  78

Skeletons near Cape Thompson-Alaska

Item  79

Carrying a pig over the ice [Has copy negative]

Item  80

Kowak River native [male] [Lt. C.D. Kennedy of the U.S. Revenue Marine, photographer]

Box 3

Items 81-120a

Item  81

Collection of Indian pipes

Item  82

Indian oomiak [umiak]

Item  83

On the “Bear”

Item  84

Camp of the N.A. Exploring Expedition, Hotham Inlet

Item  85

Cutter of Rev.[Revenue] Str. [Steamer] “Bear”, starting on an expedition

Item  86

U.S. Str. [Steamer] “Explorer” of the N.A. Ex. [Exploring] Expedition

Item  87

Natives at Port Clarence-Alaska

Item  88

Luint. [Lt.] F.M. Dunwoody [on unidentified ship, possibly the USRC Rush]

Item  89

Engineer Paul Barnes [on unidentified ship]

Item  90

Quarter Master Johnsen [on unidentified ship]

Item  91

Mess-boy [on unidentified ship]

Item  92

[3 Caucasian men and 1 Alaska native outside house]

Item  93

[6 unidentified men on top of and beside house]

Item  94

[2 Caucasian men with Alaskan natives outside native house]

Item  95

[Woman, possibly native, sitting by bay with book in hand]

Item  96

[3 women, possibly native, in Caucasian dress, sitting in front of house]

Item  97

[Sea of ice]

Item  98

[Group of girls, possibly native. Possibly part of school]

Item  99

[Group of Alaska natives sitting on unidentified boat deck] [Has copy negative]

Item  100

[Ship crewman and small boy on unidentified ship, both in sailor outfits]

Item  101

[7 girls, possibly native, standing by house. May be same house in photo 98]

Item  102

[Captain Michael A. Healy and a group of young ladies, Unalaska, 1890.]

Item  103

[Fur seals on rocks]

Item  104

[Group of 8 unidentified men in field.]

Item  105

[Group of Alaska native men on unidentified ship with raingear] [Has copy negative]

Item  106

[Captain Michael A. Healy and a group of young ladies, Unalaska, 1890.]

Item  107

[Alaska native women on ship deck with fur coat]

Item  108

[Coast showing rock strata]

Item  109

[Alaska natives, possibly a family, with Caucasian man in fur coats. Woman on far left may be Mary Antistarlook. Man with pipe may be Charlie Antistarlook, Mary’s husband.]

Item  110

[Alaskan natives on ship deck in fur coats]

Item  111

[Caucasian man with Alaska natives in front of native house]

Item  112

[Small boy in sailor outfit on ship deck]

Item  113

[Alaska natives, possibly a family, with 2 Caucasian men. Woman on far left may be Mary Antistarlook. Man with pipe may be Charlie Antistarlook, Mary’s husband.] [Has copy negative]

Item  114

[Group of children and 3 adults. Possibly a school. Same building as in photos 98 and 101]

Item  115

[Children, possibly native, next to possibly a school. Same building as in photos 98, 101, and 114]

Item  116

[Herd of caribou grazing]

Item  117

[3 Alaska native men outside native houses]

Item  118

The Siberian herder, his Cape P. of W. [Prince of Wales] wife and step children.

Item  119

The herder’s cook

Item  120

Charlie [Charles Antisarlook] using Mr. L’s [William T. Lopp] cart and harness [Has copy negative]

Item  120a

Point Reyes

Box 4

Items 121-159

Item  121

Moses, the Indian boy [with caribou]

Item  121a

Priest Rock, Ounalaska [Unalaska]

Item  122

Ounalaska [Unalaska] [Has copy negative]

Item  123

Captain Harbor, Ounalaska [Unalaska]

Item  124

Expedition Island, Ounalaska [Unalaska]

Item  125

View of mountains from Ounalaska [Unalaska]

Item  126

Ounalaska [Unalaska] from graveyard

Item  127

Entrance to harbor, Ounalaska [Unalaska] [Has copy negative]

Item  128

Pyramid Mountain, Ounalaska [Unalaska]

Item  129

Barabara and woman [with girl] [Has copy negative]

Item  130

Waterfall, Ounalaska [Unalaska]

Item  131

Bogoslov Island, bearing N.W. 1/2 N.

Item  132

Bogoslov Island, New End, bearing N.W. x. N.

Item  133

Bogoslov Island, Old End, bearing E. x S.

Item  134

Bogoslov Island, Sail Rock, bearing S.E.

Item  135

Bogoslov Island, New End, bearing N.W. x N.

Item  136

Town on St. Paul Island [Has copy negative]

Item  137

Group of fur seal, St. Paul Island

Item  138

Fur seal on beach, St. Paul Island

Item  139

St. Michaels [Has copy negative]

Item  140

St. Michaels trading camp

Item  141

Esquimo [Eskimo] Houses, St. Michaels

Item  142

Esquimo [Eskimo] Houses, St. Michaels

Item  143

Group of natives and up-country Indians, St. Michaels

Item  144

Entrance to Port Clarence

Item  145

Cape Nome

Item  146

Esquimo [Eskimo] bidarras [bidaras] [umiaks]

Item  147

Esquimo [Eskimo] boots

Item  148

Esquimo [Eskimo] camp at Point Spencer

Item  149

Esquimo [Eskimo] camp at Port Clarence

Item  150

Esquimo [Eskimo] camp at Port Clarence

Item  151

Grantley Harbor, toward entrance

Item  152

Grantley Harbor, toward river

Item  153

View on Grantley River

Item  154

View of lake and mountains, head of Grantley River

Item  155

View of lake and mountains, head of Grantley River

Item  156

View of lake and mountains, head of Grantley River

Item  157

King’s Island, bearing S.W. x W.

Item  158

King’s Island houses

Item  159

Native[s] of King’s Island

Box 5

Items 160-199

Item  160

King’s Island natives in boats

Item  161

Group of [native] women at Port Clarence

Item  162

Drying fish at Grantley Harbor

Item  163

Fairway Rock, Behring [Bering] Straits, N. x E.

Item  164

The Diomedes Island, Behring [Bering] Straits, N.W.

Item  165

Whaler J.H. Howland speaking U.S.R.C. Corwin [Has copy negative]

Item  166

Bidara [umiaks], Port Clarence [Has copy negative]

Item  167

Bidara [umiak], Hotham Inlet

Item  168

North side, East Cape, Siberia

Item  169

Houses and natives of East Cape, Siberia [Has copy negative]

Item  170

Village at East Cape, Siberia

Item  171

Native men, East Cape, Siberia

Item  172

Native women, East Cape, Siberia [Has copy negative]

Item  173

View in Senavine Straits, Siberia, July 12, 1885

Item  174

Steam whaler Lucretia in Arctic Ocean

Item  175

Whaling bark Carver in Arctic Ocean

Item  176

Wreck of “Mabel” and “George & Susan” in Arctic Ocean

Item  177

Whale boat and crew, Arctic Ocean

Item  178

Arctic scenery. Cape Lisburn 26 miles S.W. x W.

Item  179

“Coral Seam”. Bringing of coal in Corwin’s boats

Item  180

Trading station above Cape Lisburn [Has copy negative]

Item  181

Natives of Point Barrow

Item  182

Bidarra [Bidara] [umiak], Point Barrow [Has copy negative]

Item  183

Strata at Cape Thompson

Item  184

Cape Prince of Wales

Item  185

Esquimo [Eskimo] bows, arrows, and spears

Item  186

Esquimo [Eskimo] boots & shoes and snow shoes [Taber, photographer]

Item  187

Esquimo [Eskimo] dogs and sledge

Item  188

Emperor geese

Item  189

Game in the Arctic [2 Caucasian men with rifles and fowl]

Item  190

Bidarra [Oomiak], Golovin Bay

Item  191

St. Paul’s Island. Rocks and seals

Item  192

St. Paul’s Island. Young seals

Item  193

St. Paul’s Island. Seal on killing ground.

Item  194

St. Paul’s Island. Killing fur seal [Has copy negative]

Item  195

Point Hope. Esquimo [Eskimo] graves

Item  196

Point Hope. Esquimo [Eskimo] graves [Has copy negative]

Item  197

Point Hope. Esquimo [Eskimo] houses

Item  198

Three-holed bidarka [umiak]

Item  199

[Unidentified ship. Possibly the “Bear”]

Box 6

Items 200-239

Item  200

Party hunting for fish

Item  201

View of Ounalaska [Unalaska]. [Unidentified ship] [Has copy negative]

Item  202

Navigating in Arctic Ocean [Unidentified ship]

Item  203

Fort St. Michael

Item  204

View of small steam jets at the volcano of Bogosloff [Bogoslof] Island

Item  205

View new Bogosloff [Bogoslof]

Item  206

Field ice Arctic Ocean

Item  207

View of new Bogosloff [Bogoslof]

Item  208

Lutz Governor’s house, Otter Island, Behring [Bering] Sea

Item  209

View of old Bogosloff [Bogoslof] Island

Item  210

East cape entrance to Behring [Bering] Straits. 20 miles distant

Item  211

Old Bogosloff [Bogoslof]

Item  212

Native huts. St. Lawrence Bay, Siberia

Item  213

View of new and old Bogosloff [Bogoslof] Islands. New island and active volcano arose from the sea in the fall of 1883. “Corwin” first vessel to land and examine it. [Has copy negative]

Item  214

Interior of native hut. St. Lawrence Island. All inhabitants having died of starvation

Item  215

Boat cruising

Item  216

Tied up to an ice flo, waiting a victim seal, duck, or walrus

Item  217

Whale ships made fast to ground ice off Sea Horse Island. Arctic Ocean. [Has copy negative]

Item  218

Glacier clift. Elephant Point. Arctic Ocean. Visited by Bee.

Item  219

Native hut of the Aleut—Ounalaska [Unalaska] [Has copy negative]

Item  220

The large crater of New Bogosloff [Bogoslof]

Item  221

Corwin in the ice [Has copy negative]

Item  222

Mining camp, Golovin Bay, North Sound

Item  223

[Group of well-dressed men and women aboard ship]

Item  224

Ounalaska [Unalaska] (No. 1) [Has copy negative]

Item  225

Ounalaska [Unalaska] (No. 2) [Has copy negative]

Item  226

Ounalaska [Unalaska] (No. 3)

Item  227

Winter house at Point Belcher, Alaska [Has copy negative]

Item  228

Native house. Point Hope [Has copy negative]

Item  229

Summer village. Point Belcher

Item  230

Civilized Indian of the Yukon River [Has copy negative]

Item  231

Native houses, Point Hope [Has copy negative]

Item  232

Indian graves

Item  233

Indian grave

Item  234

Women of Point Barrow [Has copy negative]

Item  235

Saint Lawrence Island Indians [print and copy print] [Has copy negative]

Item  236

Native girl from St. Lawrence Island [Faded caption]

Item  237

Indians wearing labrets [Has copy negative]

Item  238

Indian woman and child

Item  239

Icy Cape Indians (husband & wife)

Box 7

Items 240-276

Item  240

Indian dog sled

Item  241

King’s Island house

Item  242

Selawik River Indian

Item  243

Women of Saint Lawrence Id. [Island]

Item  244

Winter houses-St. Lawrence I. [Island] [Print and copy print]

Item  245

Indian girl

Item  246

Indian boys-Saint Lawrence Id. [Island]

Item  247

Wife and child of Selawik chief

Item  248

Yukon River Indian

Item  249

Indian guide and interpreter

Item  250

Cape Navarin, Siberia

Item  251

Cape Navarin natives-Siberia

Item  252

Mount Pabyloff [Pavlof]-Alaska

Item  253

Mountain near Bellkofsky [Belkofski], Alaska [Has copy negative]

Item  254

Esquimau [Eskimo] dogs

Item  255

Walrus Island

Item  256

Visiting Walrus Island

Item  257

Landing at Walrus Island

Item  258

Mr. J.B. Vincent as he appeared when rescued by U.S. Revenue Str. [Steamer] “Bear” [Has copy negative]

Item  259

J.B. Vincent, survivor of whaling bark “Napoleon”

Item  260

Frank [Francis] Fuller, murderer of Archbishop [Charles John] Seghers. [On unknown revenue cutter, possibly the “Richard Rush”] [Has copy negative]

Item  261

Portrait of USCG Capt. M. [Michael] A. Healy [with parrot] [Includes copy print] [Has copy negative]

Item  262

[Herd of caribou]

Item  263

[2 children with dog sled and dogs]

Item  264

[Unknown man in sailor outfit]

Item  265

[2 men with dog sled and dogs]

Item  266

[Rabbits and owls on unidentified ship]

Item  267

[Caucasian couple]

Item  268

Sitka [Alaska]

Item  269

Sitka [Alaska] [Has copy negative]

Item  270

Sitka [Alaska] [View of Greek church]

Item  271

Interior of the Greek Church at Sitka [Alaska]. Front view. [Taber, photographer. 1889]

Item  272

Sitka [Alaska] [Folded up panoramic shot] [Has copy negative]

Item  273

Laplanders herding dogs. Teller Reindeer Station. Port Clarence, Alaska. [Geoff Knight, photographer. 1894]

Item  274

U.S. Government Reindeer Herders. Lapplanders at Teller’s Reindeer Station. Port Clarence, Alaska. 1894. [Taken by Geoff Knight, photographer] [Has copy negative] In photo (left to right): Samuel Johnson Kemi, Mathis Aslakseu Eira Jr., Mathis Aslakseu Eira Sr., Mrs. Mathis Aslakseu Eira, Mrs. Aslakseu Larseu Souity, Mr. Aslakseu Larseu Souity, Mrs. Samuel Johnson Kemi, William A. Kjellmann [?], Johan Speindsen Tornensis, Per Aslaksen Rist, Mrs. Johan Sheindsen Tornesnsis, Mikkel Josefsen Nakkila, Mrs. Mikkel Josefseu Nakkila

Item  275

F. [Frank] A. Healy [Son of Michael Healy] and group of soldiers

Item  276

[2 preteen boys and a dog]

Box 8

Items 277-282

Item  277

U.S. Revenue Cutter “Bear” [Has copy negative]

Item  278

U.S. Revenue Cutter “Bear”

Item  279

Crew [on deck of unknown ship, possibly the “Bear”]

Item  280

Officers [on deck of unknown ship, possibly the “Bear”]

Item  281

Crew and two dead polar bears on deck of unidentified ship

Item  282

The whaler “Fearless” in ice jam in Arctic Ocean

Box  9

Preservation microfilm copy

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Advance arrangements for viewing the preservation microfilm must be made with the Curator of Photographs.

Note

Microfilm reel of copy negatives held in cold storage.