Guide to the Tacoma Chamber of Commerce: Alaska Development Committee Records 1933-1946
Cage 409

Summary Information

Repository
Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections, Washington State University Libraries
Creator
Alaska Development Committee, Tacoma Chamber of Commerce
Title
Tacoma Chamber of Commerce: Alaska Development Committee Records
ID
Cage 409
Date [inclusive]
1933-1946
Extent
280.0 items.
General Physical Description note
.5 linear feet of shelf space.
Language
English
Abstract
Correspondence, clippings, and other papers concerning the development of commerce between Tacoma and Alaska. Principal correspondents include: C.C. Garland, Chairman of the Committee, 1933-1938, and Jay W. McCune, Committee Secretary, 1938-1941.

Preferred Citation note

[Item Description]. Cage 409, Tacoma Chamber of Commerce: Alaska Development Committee Records. Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections, Washington State University Libraries, Pullman, WA.

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Biographical/Historical note

The Alaska Development Committee of the Tacoma Chamber of Commerce was established in 1933 for the expressed purpose of assisting Alaskans in the development of Alaska Territory, increasing goodwill between Tacoma and the communities of Alaska, and bringing the businesses of Tacoma closer to those of Alaska. C. C. Garland served as Chairman of the Alaska Development Committee from 1933 through 1938. Jay W. McCune, Traffic Manager of the Chamber, held the office of secretary of the committee from 1938 through 1941.

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Scope and Contents note

Included in the records are correspondence, newspaper clippings, hearing transcripts, and information on shipping rates to Alaskan ports. The records date from February 1933 to January 1946. Principal correspondents include: C. C. Garland and Jay W. McCune.

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Arrangement note

The records of the Alaska Development Committee of the Tacoma Chamber of Commerce are arranged alphabetically by subject in a single series.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections, Washington State University Libraries © 1979

http://www.wsulibs.wsu.edu/masc
Terrell Library
P.O. Box 645610
Pullman, WA, 99164-5610
509-335-6691
mascref@wsu.edu

Conditions Governing Access note

This collection is open for research use.

Immediate Source of Acquisition note

The Alaska Development Committee Records of the Tacoma Chamber of Commerce were donated to the Washington State University Libraries in 1955 by George E. Tilliston and reaccessioned in June 1978 (78-25).

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Controlled Access Headings

Corporate Name(s)

  • Tacoma Chamber of Commerce. Alaska Development Committee--Archives

Geographic Name(s)

  • Alaska--Commerce--United States
  • Alaska--Commerce--Washington (State)--Tacoma
  • Tacoma (Wash.)--Commerce--Alaska

Personal Name(s)

  • Garland, C. C.
  • McCune, Jay W.

Subject(s)

  • Alaska
  • Fisheries and Wildlife
  • Transportation
  • Washington (State)

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Collection Inventory

Box Folder

Alaskan Canned Salmon Industry 1935-1936   11

1 1

Alaskan Freight Rates 1942   42

1 2

Fish Research: H. R. 5537 1936   2

1 3

Fish Shipments from Alaska: J. E. Berg 1935-1938   31

1 4

Fishing in Alaskan Waters 1935-1936   11

1 5

Fishing Industry for Tacoma 1933-1934   44

1 6

Herring Products 1936   4

1 7

Information and Statistics Regarding Alaska 1936-1941   50

1 8

International Highway: Alaska Committee 1933   70

1 9

Northern Pacific Railway: Grade Crossing; Lakeview Case #630-3 1946   14

1 10

Organic Act of Alaska 1941 

1 11