New online: John D. Lyle Papers

Our indexer Ulyana has finished describing the photos of the John D. Lyle Papers, which we have put online in Alaska’s Digital Archives.  A bit about this great collection:

Buildings in Kaltag. (John D. Lyle Papers, UAF-2012-133-136)

Buildings in Kaltag. (John D. Lyle Papers, UAF-2012-133-136)

The John D. Lyle Papers contain correspondence, clippings, articles, publications, and photographs with an emphasis on Kaltag, Alaska. The images from Kaltag include persons, activities, dog sleds, and class rooms. Family names include Stanley, Semaken, Esmailka, Nickoli, Alexi, Solomon, Pitka, Saunders, and Wiseman. There is correspondence from the city of Kaltag and Jacques Cousteau. Many of the articles written about Kaltag are by John Lyle.

Alaska Native Arts Festival at the University of Alaska Fairbanks.  (John D. Lyle Papers, UAF-1992-11-138)

Alaska Native Arts Festival at the University of Alaska Fairbanks. (John D. Lyle Papers, UAF-1992-11-138)

The material not relating to Kaltag contains letters from Yakutsk residents to John Lyle, articles written by John Lyle about various Alaskan topics,photographs of the Festival of Native Arts from 1985-87, and miscellaneous photographs. There is also correspondence, information, and photos regarding Bill Fuller, Celia Hunter, Ginny Hill Wood, Emily Ivanoff Brown, George Schaller, Don Ross, and Katherine Peter.

Kaltag at night.  (John D. Lyle Papers, UAF-2012-133-120)

Kaltag at night. (John D. Lyle Papers, UAF-2012-133-120)

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