A day in the life of...

Or a day in the work life of, anyhow. Here’s a sample of the things the archivists in A&SC worked on today: Nicole: Nicole continued proofing the transcript of the Glenn diary in preparation for bringing it online. Mariecris: Mariecris had reference desk duty from 10-4 today so she handled…

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"I'm going to college" comes to A&SC

Today Mariecris Gatlabayan had the great opportunity to work with two groups of fifth and six graders here to attend the UAA-sponsored “I’m going to college” days.  They came over to explore what an archives is, what types of things we have,and what kinds of things can be done with…

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Archives in Alaska: side benefits

Sometimes being an archivist isn’t an 8-5 M-F job.  This past Saturday Arlene Schmuland (head of A&SC & your author) traveled to Homer and back in order to work with an incoming collection.  More on that collection later when all the ownership papers have been signed. To be clear: Homer…

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