Guide to the Arctic Institute of North America. Alaska Chapter records
Collection number: HMC-0061.
Creator: Arctic Institute of North America.
Title: Arctic Institute of North America. Alaska Chapter records.
Volume of collection: 0.02 cubic feet.
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Collection summary: Business and meeting records of an Arctic-focused civic group.
The Arctic Institute of North America was founded in 1945 as a joint American-Canadian organization in order to stimulate the orderly development of the north with concern for the environment and the quality of life of northern people. The Alaska Chapter of the Institute was organized in 1975 by Phillip Upton. Its activities included holding discussion groups and sponsoring seminars and symposiums on issues that affected the arctic region and development in the north.
The collection consists of the business records of the Alaska Chapter of the Arctic Institute of North America. These records include the chapter’s bylaws, goals and objectives, general correspondence, membership application cards, board meeting minutes, publications, as well as newspaper clippings concerning the chapter and its activities.
Arrangement: This collection is arranged by document type.
Digitized copies: This collection has not been digitized. For information about obtaining digital copies, please contact Archives and Special Collections.
Rights note: Copyright to these materials is not held by the Archives.
Preferred citation: Arctic Institute of North America. Alaska Chapter records, Archives and Special Collections, Consortium Library, University of Alaska Anchorage.
Acquisition note: The collection was given to the Archives by Cathie Innes-Taylor in 1983.
Processing information: This guide to this collection was revised by Arlene Schmuland in 2014.