DeArmond, R. N.

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Journalist, editor for Alaska Northwest Publishing Co., and historian, in Juneau, Alaska.

From the description of Alaska statehood file including opposition views, 1949-1958. (Alaska State Library). WorldCat record id: 42929334

R.N. "Bob" DeArmond was born in Sitka, Alaska in July, 1911. A well known Alaskan historian, he has published numerous articles and books about Alaska's history and culture. He married Dale Burlison in 1935 and they lived in various Southeast Alaska communities where he worked as a newspaper reporter and also as a researcher for the Alaska Historical Library. Dale was a librarian at the Juneau Memorial Library for 29 years, an author and printmaker, known for her woodcuts and engravings. The DeArmonds moved to Sitka, Alaska, in 1991, and he continues to write for the The Sitka Sentinel, the Alaskan Southeaster, The Sea Chest and other publications.

From the description of Robert N. DeArmond photograph collection [graphic] : Juneau, Southeast Alaska, and Alaskan views ca. 1890-1972. (Alaska State Library). WorldCat record id: 52643966

Robert N. "Bob" DeArmond was born in Sitka, Alaska in July, 1911. A well-known Alaskan journalist, auntor, columnist, historian, businessman, he was editor of Alaska Sportsman magazine, The Alaska Journal, and special assistant to Gov. B. Frank Heintzleman. He has published numerous articles and books about Alaska's history and culture. He married Dale Burlison in 1935 and they lived in various Southeast Alaska communities with their two children, where he worked as a newspaper reporter and a researcher for the Alaska Historical Library. Dale, an author and artist known for her woodcuts and engraving reflecting the Tlingit culture, worked as a librarian at the Juneau Memorial Library for 29 years. The DeArmonds moved to Sitka, Alaska, in 1991, where he continues to write.

From the description of Robert N. DeArmond photograph collection [graphic] : Alaskan ships, shipwrecks and miscellaneous views, 1890-1920. (Alaska State Library). WorldCat record id: 56720635

R.N. "Bob" DeArmond was born in Sitka, Alaska in July, 1911. A well-known Alaska historian, he has published numerous articles and books about Alaska's history and culture. He married Dale Burlison in 1935 and they lived in various Southeast Alaska communities with their two children, where he worked as a newspaper reporter and a researcher for the Alaska Historical Library. Dale, an author and printmaker well-known for her woodcuts and engraving, worked as a librarian at the Juneau Memorial Library for 29 years. The DeArmonds moved to Sitka, Alaska, in 1991, and he continues to write for the The Sitka Sentinel, the Alaskan Southeaster, The Sea Chest and other publications.

From the description of Robert N. DeArmond photograph collection [graphic] : early views of Alaska, 1890-1920. (Alaska State Library). WorldCat record id: 52644065

Historian, author, editor of Alaska Sportsman magazine.

From the description of Robert N. DeArmond papers, ca. 1945-1969. (Alaska State Library). WorldCat record id: 42929274

Journalist, editor of Alaska Sportsman magazine and The Alaska Journal, writer, columnist, historian, businessman and special assistant to Gov. B. Frank Heintzleman.

From the description of Writings of Robert N. DeArmond, ca. 1946-1991. (Alaska State Library). WorldCat record id: 42929815

Robert Neil DeArmond was born in Sitka in 1911 and spent most of his life in southeast Alaska. He worked primarily as a journalist and writer. He edited Ketchikan's The Daily Alaska Fishing News, Ketchikan Daily News, and was a reporter for Stroller's Weekly and the Seattle Star. He was editor of the Alaska Sportsman, later Alaska Magazine and the Alaska Journal. DeArmond lived in Pelican on Lisianski Inlet for five years working as bookkeeper, postmaster, radio operator and agent for steamship and airline companies. He has been a columnist for the Juneau Empire, Ketchikan News, Anchorage News, and Fairbanks News-Miner and worked for various radio stations. He was Administrative Assistant to Alaska Territorial Governor, Frank Heintzleman, from 1953-1957 and special assistant to Waino Hendrickson, Acting Governor in 1957. He married Dale F. Burlison, a well-known Alaskan artist, in 1935. The DeArmonds' two children are Jane and William.

From the description of Robert N. DeArmond research files, ca. 1861-1995. (Alaska State Library). WorldCat record id: 50033987

Role Title Holding Repository
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associatedWith Alaska Commercial Company. corporateBody
associatedWith Alaska Statehood Commission. corporateBody
associatedWith Albertype Co. corporateBody
associatedWith Bayers, Lloyd H. (Kinky), 1911-1968. person
associatedWith Catholic Church. Diocese of Juneau (Alaska) corporateBody
associatedWith Clark, Walter Eli, 1869-1950. person
associatedWith Copper River and Northwestern Railway corporateBody
associatedWith Harris, Richard Tighe, 1833-1907. person
associatedWith Jenne, Crystal Snow, 1884-1968. person
associatedWith Juneau, Joe, 1826-1899. person
associatedWith Kowee, Auk Chief, d. 1892. person
associatedWith Llorente, Segundo. person
associatedWith MacKay, Ralph E. person
associatedWith Pioneers' home (Sitka, Alaska) corporateBody
associatedWith Roppel, Patricia, person
associatedWith Strong, J. F. A. (John Franklin Alexander), 1856-1929. person
associatedWith Woodall, Robert G. person
associatedWith Ziegler, Eustace Paul, 1881-1969. person
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Skagway (Alaska)
Dawson (Yukon)
Cordova (Alaska)
Alaska
Alaska
Alaska--McKinley, Mount
Juneau (Alaska)
Juneau (Alaska)
Juneau (Alaska)
Douglas (Juneau, Alaska)
Nome (Alaska)
Kodiak (Alaska)
Yukon River Region (Yukon and Alaska)
Whittier (Alaska)
Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (Alaska)
Alaska
Fairbanks (Alaska)
Valdez (Alaska)
Alaska
Alaska
North Pacific Ocean
Cook Inlet Region (Alaska)
Juneau (Alaska)
Sitka (Alaska)
Alaska
Alaska--Juneau Region
Alaska
Tanana (Alaska)
Alaska, Southeast
Yukon
Juneau (Alaska)
Atlin (B.C.)
Alaska--Cook Inlet Region
Cordova (Alaska)
Seward (Alaska)
Fort Gibbon (Alaska)
Manley Hot Springs (Alaska)
Alaska--Cook Inlet Region
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Obituaries
Sealing
Ships--History--Photographs
Sawmills--History
Revenue cutters--History--Photographs
Miners--History--Photographs
Shipping
Gold mines and mining--History--Photographs
Postal service History
Fur trade
Pioneers--Biography
Indian art--Photographs
Railroads
Airplanes--History--Photographs
Shipwrecks--History--Photographs
Fishing
Indians of North America--Photographs
Mountaineering
Paddle steamers--History--Photographs
Statehood (American politics)
Mines and Mineral Resources
Women--Political activity--History
Statehood (American politics)--History
Gold mines and mining
Aeronautics--History
Railroads--History--Photographs
Gold mines and mining--History
Sled dogs--History--Photographs
Sled dogs--Photographs
Shipwrecks
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Active 1915

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