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Archiving AK episode 18: Emily Moore

In this episode, Gwen interviews Emily Moore, an Art History professor at Colorado State University. Emily did research in the Archives for her recent book, Proud Raven, Panting Wolf: Carving Alaska’s New Deal Totem Parks.

Proud Raven, Panting Wolf

After this episode, Archiving …

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 …

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 …

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 …

Archiving AK episode 14: National Poetry Month

In this episode of our podcast, Arlene emcees a selection of poetry writings from archival collections in Alaska.

First of all, thank you so much! to the people who volunteered to read poetry for us or who selected materials from …

Archiving AK Episode 13: Women’s History Month

In this episode of Archiving AK, archivists Gwen Higgins, Veronica Denison, and Arlene Schmuland share some documents from our holdings written by Alaskan women.

The links below are to the guides to each of the collections featured in this podcast.…

Archiving AK Episode 12: Ian Hartman

In this episode of Archiving AK, archivist Veronica Denison speaks with Dr. Ian Hartman, history professor at the University of Alaska Anchorage. Ian discusses his research regarding African American civil rights in Anchorage, his experience with archival material, and the …