Carl Alwin Schenck Collection Photograph Series
Logging Operations - Alaska

MC 35


Abstract:
This folder contains ten photographs of trees and logging operations in Alaska. The majority of the photographs are views of different trees. The photographs are not dated, and none of the people in the photographs are identified.

Descriptive Summary

Title
Logging Operations - Alaska
Call Number
MC 35
Extent
8
Kallitypes
2
Photographic prints
Location
For current information on the location of these materials, please consult the Special Collections Research Center Reference staff.

Information for Users

Preferred Citation
Carl Alwin Schenck Collection, Special Collections Research Center, North Carolina State University Libraries, Raleigh, North Carolina.
Copyright Notice
North Carolina State University does not own copyright to this collection. Individuals obtaining materials from the NCSU Libraries' Special Collections Research Center are responsible for using the works in conformance with United States copyright law as well as any donor restrictions accompanying the materials.
Processor's Note
The titles of the individual photographs were derived from the notations on the backs of the photographs. When there was no notation on the photograph, a title was created and enclosed in brackets.The information on the back of the photographs has been transcribed verbatim. The author's capitalization and punctuation have been retained exactly as originally written. When a word could not be deciphered, it is indicated by a set of empty brackets: [].

Historical Note

While serving as an agent for the Division of Forestry, Dr. Carl Schenck made several trips for Gifford Pinchot, who was the head of the United States Division of Forestry.

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Detailed Description of the Photographs

[Unidentified Men in a Field]
Item Description: A photograph of four unidentified men standing around an area that has been logged over.
Physical Description: Photographic prints (2 x 2 3/4)
Item Identification: 568b
[Image]

[Trees With Mountain in the Background]
Item Description: A photograph of some bare trees with a mountain in the background. "[German]"
Physical Description: Kallitypes (2 x 3 1/4)
Item Identification: 476e
[Front] [Back]

[Aerial View of Trees]
Item Description: This is an aerial view of some spruce or fir trees. "[German]"
Physical Description: Kallitypes (2 1/2 x 3 1/4)
Item Identification: 476b
[Front] [Back]

Three Good Cedars
Item Description: A photograph of some cedar trees. "looking up into 3 good cedars."
Physical Description: Kallitypes (2 3/4 x 4 1/2)
Item Identification: 602
[Front] [Back]

Two Good Trees
Item Description: This is a photograph of some unidentified trees. "2 good trees"
Physical Description: Kallitypes (4 1/2 x 2 3/4)
Item Identification: 605
[Front] [Back]

[Group of Trees #1]
Item Description: This photograph is another view of some unidentified trees.
Physical Description: Kallitypes (2 1/2 x 2 1/2)
Item Identification: 476c
[Image]

[Group of Trees #2]
Item Description: A group of unidentified trees.
Physical Description: Kallitypes (2 1/2 x 4 1/2)
Item Identification: 604
[Image]

Two Medium Sized Chamaecyparis
Item Description: This is a photograph of two medium sized cedar trees. "two medium sized Chamaecyparis" The remainder of the writing on the back of the photograph appears to be Latin names and common names of various trees. Some of the names that are legible are: Vaccinium, Rhododendron, and Oregon Ash.
Physical Description: Kallitypes (4 1/2 x 2 1/2)
Item Identification: 600
[Front] [Back]

[Unidentified Man]
Item Description: An unidentified man posing next to a large tree. The writing on the back of the photograph is in German.
Physical Description: Kallitypes (5 x 3)
Item Identification: 473d
[Front] [Back]

Logging For a Small Sawmill
Item Description: A logging operation in Alaska. "In Alaska, logging for a small sawmill on the coast...Sitka Spruce"
Physical Description: Photographic prints (3 x 5)
[Front] [Back]