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The Chilkoot Challenge, High Noon, April 23

Wondering what we could possibly offer this spring to outdo our past years’ Eating From the Archives events?

Do we have a doozy for you. Perhaps you may remember, with varying degrees of fondness or lack thereof, some of our …

Eating from the Archives: Military Food

It’s May, which means it was time for our Fourth Annual “Eating from the Archives”. This year we decided to feature military menus from our collections. Most of the menus, however, were from Thanksgiving or Christmas, with two being from …

Ask an archivist day!


Wednesday, October 5, is #AskAnArchivist Day over on Twitter. This is a national thing–October is Archives Month–so archivists all over the country will be watching extra hard on Twitter for any questions you might have. Several Alaskan archivists will be …

Sharing UAA/ACC images

Do you have photographs of your time at UAA/ACC/all the other initials that you want to have digitized? Are you looking for an opportunity to share those photos with the world (or at the very least, other UA types)? Would …

Alaska Lunch

Our current exhibit in the great room of the Library is all about food in Alaska, with items from the Rare Books collection including cookbooks from the state. After the success (or at least entertainment value) of last year’s Convalescent’s

Enjoying the great Alaskan outdoors


Celebrate Archives Month with us!

The Anchorage Museum Archives, Alaska Moving Image Preservation Association (AMIPA) and Archives & Special Collections are hosting a home movie and slide show evening. We’ll be featuring movies and photos from our collections celebrating getting …