New in the Archives: January-February 2023

Now available: Craig Mishler papers; 1933-2021. hmc-1300. 7 cubic foot addition. Research files, field notes, photographs, and audiovisual materials from a cultural anthropologist and folklorist. Larry Hipbshman Spenard research files; circa 1915-2001. 4.0 cubic feet. hmc-1401. Research materials related to the Spenard area of Anchorage, Alaska. Donald V. Eckman photographs; 1941-1946.…

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We’re hiring an archivist!

Are you looking for a great all-round archives experience in beautiful Alaska? We’re hiring a two year term faculty archivist to join our team. Application instructions and job ad details below but first: curious to know more about the job before you spend the time to apply? Wondering how many…

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New in the Archives: November-December 2022

Newly available: Alaska Historical Society records; 1964-2018. HMC-0014. 2.4 cubic foot addition. Donald B. Thurston photographs; 1959-1964. HMC-1403-AHS. Primarily photos related to damage from the 1964 Alaska earthquake. Fred Austin Delaplain papers; 1924-1945, bulk 1943-1944. hmc-1404. Papers and photographs of a driver who worked on the Alaska Highway during its…

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New in the Archives: September-October 2022

Newly described: Donald Lawrence autobiography, 1982. EPH-0491-AHS 0.01 cubic feet Norton Sound Health Corporation Katituat newsletters; 1972-1974. EPH-0492 Cry of the Wild Ram souvenir program; 1967. EPH-0493 HMC-0353: Betzi and Lyman Woodman papers; 1898-1999. Papers of two Alaska journalists and freelance writers. 1 cubic foot addition. HMC-1395: Patricia and Richard…

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FAQs: Distance and research

Is coming on-site to view collection materials a challenge for you? Maybe you live somewhere else and don’t have a visit to beautiful Anchorage in the offing, or perhaps you live in Anchorage but our access hours don’t mesh well with when you can do research. Or perhaps you need…

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New in the Archives: July-August 2022

New online: 84 images from the Esther Louise Bock papers were digitized and described for the Alaska’s Digital Archives by our summer intern, Shu Mayer. Two interviews from the Donald Mitchell oral histories (ANCSA-related): Ramsey Clark and Richard Baenen. Funding for digitization and transcription of the tapes was provided by…

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New in the Archives: May-June 2022

Newly described and updated: EPH-0470: Anchorage Opera Il barbiere di Siviglia performance recording; 2000 April 13. EPH-0470 EPH-0482: All Saints Episcopal Church (Anchorage, Alaska) “Alaska Fishermen’s Hymn;” 1983.  HMC-0525: Tony Simola photograph album; 1934-1949. The original order of the collection was re-established and the guide updated by Shu Mayer. HMC-1256:…

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