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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Archiving AK episode 17a: Gwen and grants

In this episode of Archiving AK, Arlene and Gwen have a conversation about a recent grant project Gwen has managed for the Archives. This grant project was about creating a series of guides to popular Alaskan research topics and where primary sources about those topics can be found. Here’s links…

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Archiving AK: interview with Sarah Pace

In this episode of Archiving AK, Arlene interviews Sarah Pace, a cataloging librarian with the Alaska Resources Library and Information Service (ARLIS), and more specifically, with the Exxon Valdez Oil Spill Trustee Council. Here’s links to a few things mentioned in the podcast: Alaska Resources Library and Information Service, their…

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New in the Archives: May 2019

This month was quite busy between receiving and describing new collections, preparing grant items for shipping to our vendor, editing and uploading two podcasts, and continuing to work on our electronic records. Collections described: William D. Workman papers; 1965-2005. HMC-1302. 6.5 cubic foot addition. William Workman is an archeologist who…

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Archiving AK Episode 15: Interview with Becky Butler

In this episode of Archiving AK, Gwen interviews Becky Butler, an archivist at the University of Alaska Fairbanks (UAF) Alaska and Polar Regions Collections and Archives. The collections that she mentions in the interview, including the Ernest Gruening papers and the The Fabian Carey Collection of Fairbanks Red Light District…

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Archiving AK episode 14a: Interview with Dylan Harris

In this bonus episode of Archiving AK, archivist Veronica Denison interviews researcher Dylan Harris, a Ph.D. candidate in the Graduate School of Geography at Clark University. His research topic surrounds climate change and the way we talk about it. In this episode, we discuss his research, experiences in different archives…

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New in the Archives: April 2019

Happy May, everyone! Last month, we described 10 collections, or additions to existing collections. This included adding 217 GB of videos and photographs to the Rage City Rollergirls records, which had not been possible without our new digital storage system. To celebrate National Poetry Month, our podcast featured poems from…

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