Herbert Heller was an avid collector of historical material on Alaska, with emphasis on the gold-seeking pioneers of 1898. Among these pioneers was his uncle, (Robert) Lynn Smith, a gold miner, jeweler and U.S. Marshal in Alaska. Smith’s career is documented in diaries, correspondence, financial records, and photographs.
McKinley National Park Album is part of the Herbert L. Heller papers. The Album is s 41-page album, Mt. McKinley Park, 1929. Written inside: “Pictures taken in McKinley National Park from June 1-st to October 1-st 1929 by Herbert L. Heller.”