New in the Archives, October 2019

This month we described two new collections and added 86 new items to Alaska’s Digital Archives, in addition to participating in UAA’a STEM Day. Behind the scenes, we’ve been implementing new digital preservation policies and procedures. Newly described collections: HMC-1342: Anne D. Pasch papers; 1952-2014. Primarily slides of an Alaskan…

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New in the Archives, September 2019

September was our first month with reduced hours. If you’re wondering why we have reduced access hours, it’s because one of our archivists left in late August and several years of University budget cuts have meant a hiring freeze for the Consortium Library. We hope that eventually we’ll be able…

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Veronica’s farewell

I moved to Alaska six years ago to be an archivist at the UAA/APU Archives and Special Collections. It was my first professional archives job. And it is bittersweet that I am now leaving to be an archivist at Kansas State University.  In the six years since I’ve been here,…

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New in the Archives, August 2019

Notable news: Veronica has moved on to a great new job in the Lower 48: Farewell, Veronica, safe travels, and we wish you all the best! Change of hours: Due to several years of budget cuts at the Consortium Library and the probability of more, the library has a hiring…

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Archiving AK episode 18: Emily Moore

In this episode, Gwen interviews Emily Moore, an Art History professor at Colorado State University. Emily did research in the Archives for her recent book, Proud Raven, Panting Wolf: Carving Alaska’s New Deal Totem Parks. After this episode, Archiving AK will transition to releasing episodes more sporadically, rather than monthly,…

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Upcoming changes

Veronica Denison, who has been one of our professional archivists here for six years, will be leaving us at the end of August and moving on to another professional opportunity. Congratulations to Veronica on the great new job but we will miss you very much. Due to budget cuts, we…

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Archiving AK episode 17b: Veronica and grants

In this episode of Archiving AK, Arlene and Veronica discuss Veronica’s recent grant projects. Her projects involve digitizing obsolete audiovisual media in our holdings. Here’s links to some of what is mentioned in the podcast: Atwood Foundation CLIR Recordings at Risk program And Veronica mentioned a lot of collections! Descriptions…

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