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New in the Archives, February 2020

February was a busy month for the Archives. In addition to describing several new collections and adding photos from a couple other collections to Alaska’s Digital Archives, we set up a new exhibit of Fur Rondy photographs and started a crowdsourcing project to transcribe some of our audio recordings. The…

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New in the Archives, January 2020

Happy Friday and happy last day of January. This month we added several new collections and additions to existing collections, as well as putting photos from three of our collections online. Gwen engaged in community outreach on behalf of the Archives with a presentation to the Pioneers of Alaska. Newly…

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New in the Archives, November 2019

Research round-up: Our researchers in November included UAA students, Anchorage community members, Alaskans, a variety of people from across the United States, and a professor visiting from Norway. Topics of research included the performing arts in Anchorage, maritime history, Arctic environmental science and politics, and images requested for use in…

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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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