Guide to the Kodiak Community Oral History Project transcripts
Collection number: HMC-0155.
Creator: Kodiak Historical Society.
Title: Kodiak Community Oral History Project transcripts.
Volume of collection: 0.40 cubic feet.
Language of materials: Materials in this collection are in English.
Collection summary: Transcripts of oral histories discussing life in Kodiak, Alaska.
The Kodiak Community Oral History Project was developed to conduct oral history interviews of long-time Kodiak residents, as well as to gather and transcribe tapes of interviews completed during the 1970’s. The project was funded by the Alaska Historical Commission and was conducted during 1983 and 1984. Interviewers for the project were Joanne B. Mulcahy, Joan F. Connors, and Michelle Ryan.
The collection consists of copies of transcripts from 20 oral history interviews of Kodiak residents. Interview topics include Kodiak during World War II, the Baptist and Russian Orthodox Missions, Aleut basketry, village life, midwifery, native food and medicinal uses for plants, folk stories, and information on Kodiak geography.
Arrangement: The collection is arranged in the order it arrived at the Archives.
Digitized copies: This collection has not been digitized. For information about obtaining digital copies, please contact Archives and Special Collections.
Rights note: Archives does not hold copyright to materials in this collection.
Preferred citation: Kodiak Community Oral History Project transcripts, Archives and Special Collections, Consortium Library, University of Alaska Anchorage.
Acquisition note: The collection was presented to the Archives by the Kodiak Historical Society in 1984.
Processing information: This collection was described by Dennis Walle in 1984. The collection was converted to current standard by Veronica Denison in 2014.
Location of originals: The audio-cassettes of the interviews are currently located in the University of Alaska Fairbanks Oral History Collection.
|1||Julie Knagin: 27 pages||1983|
|2||Barbara and Ken Hockmuth: 24 pages||1983 June 18|
|3||Frieda Reft: 27 pages||1983 July 26|
|4||Ella Chabitnoy: 24 pages||1970|
|5||Katherine Chichenoff: 11 pages||1983|
|6||Katherine Chichenoff: 23 pages||1975|
|7||Anfesia Shapsnikoff: 12 pages||1971|
|8||Sister Hilary, Grey Nun Farewell: 6 pages||1978|
|9||Carmel Schumacher: 31 pages||1983|
|10||Dr. Bob Johnson, Cry of the Wild Ram: 12 pages||1980|
|11||Larry Matfay: 39 pages||1971|
|12||Sophia Simeonoff: 17 pages||1983|
|13||Martha Kahutak: 37 pages||1983|
|14||Simon Pletnikoff & Anfesia Shapsnikoff: 20 pages||1971|
|15||Annie Boskofsky: 15 pages||1983|
|16||Eunice Neseth, Basketry:18 pages||1983|
|17||Eunice Neseth, Katmai: 19 pages||1976|
|18||Eunice Neseth: 22 pages||1983|
|19||Eunice Neseth, KMXT: 26 pages||1983|
|20||Betty Springhill: 23 pages||1972|