Medicine in Alaska oral history project transcripts

Guide to the Medicine in Alaska oral history project transcripts

Collection number: HMC-0175.
Creator: Kastella, Kenneth G.
Title: Medicine in Alaska oral history project transcripts.
Dates: 1982-1983.
Volume of collection: 0.4 cubic feet.
Language of materials: Collection materials in English.
Collection summary: Transcripts of oral history interviews of Alaskan physicians.

Organizational history:
The oral history project “Medicine in Alaska” was conducted in 1982-1983 by Dr. Kenneth G. Kastella of the WAMI medical education program at the University of Alaska.  The purpose of the project was to interview long-time Alaskan physicians in order to obtain their personal views, experiences, and other information on the history of medicine and health care in Alaska.  The project was funded by a grant from the Alaska Historical Commission.

Collection description:
The collection consists of transcripts of 14 oral history interviews of Alaskan physicians conducted by Kenneth G. Kastella.  The physicians are C. Earl Albrecht, Vernon Cates, Robert Fraser, Milo Fritz, George Hale, Lloyd Hines, James Lundquist, Asa Martin, Philip Moore, Francis Phillips, Howard Romig, Joseph Rude, Robert Wilkins, and Arthur Wilson.

Arrangement: The transcripts are arranged in alphabetical order by last name of interviewee.

Rights note: Archives does not hold copyright to this collection.

Preferred citation: Medicine in Alaska oral history project transcripts, Archives and Special Collections, Consortium Library, University of Alaska Anchorage.

Acquisition note: This collection was transferred to Archives under the auspices of the Alaska Historical Commission in 1983.

Processing information: This collection was described prior to 1990.

Container list:

Transcript Interviewee
1 C. Earl Albrecht
2 Vernon Cates
3 Robert Fraser
4 Milo Fritz
5 George Hale
6 Lloyd Hines
7 James Lundquist
8 Asa Martin
9 Philip Moore
10 Francis Phillips
11 Howard Romig
12 Joseph Rude
13 Robert Wilkins
14 Arthur Wilson

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