Larry Pearson Collection Description

 

LARRY PEARSON. Telecommunications Papers; 1974-1995.
7.75 cu. ft.

Larry Pearson’s journalism career included work as news editor
for the Minneapolis Tribune, reporter and news desk editor
for the Rome Daily American in Italy, and reporter for
United Press International. He holds master’s degrees from the
University of Minnesota and the University of Wisconsin-Madison,
and a doctorate degree from the University of Minnesota. Pearson
taught journalism at the College of St. Thomas in Minnesota,
and the University of Wisconsin-Madison before coming to work
for the University of Alaska Anchorage in 1985 as a professor
in the Department of Journalism and Public Communications. He
served as a special consultant to the Alaska House Special Committee
on Telecommunications under chairman H.A. “Red” Boucher
from 1985 to 1989. Pearson also directed the Center for Information
Technology at the University of Alaska Anchorage from 1990 to
1992, hosting the Chugach Conferences on telecommunications issues
in Alaska in 1989, 1990, and 1991.

The collection consists of Larry Pearson’s papers concerning
telecommunications in Alaska, including those of the Alaska House
Special Committee on Telecommunications, the Technology Information
Council in the governor’s office, and the Center for Information
Technology at the University of Alaska Anchorage. The collection
is divided into twelve series: files of the House Special Committee
on Telecommunications including meeting minutes; reports to the
telecommunications committee; audiocassettes of telecommunications
committee meetings; Telecommunications Information Council documents;
Center for Information Technology files and documents; Chugach
Conference programs, printed proceedings, audiocassettes, and
videocassettes; Alaska Department of Administration reports concerning
telecommunications; information management plans for departments
and divisions of Alaska state government; documents concerning
public broadcasting in Alaska; documents concerning telecommunications
regulatory bodies including the Alaska Public Utilities Commission
and the Federal Communications Commission; miscellaneous telecommunications
briefings, reports, studies, histories, conference papers, etc.;
and articles on telecommunications issues.

The collection was presented to the archives by Larry Pearson
in 1999.

HMC-0479

JAS (1/2000)

Box and Folder list:

Box 1

Series 1. House Special Committee on Telecommunications:
Files (primarily 1985-1988); 1977-1988. 1.9 cu. ft.

1. 14th Legislature, HB 242: Chargeback; 1985-1986.
2. 14th Legislature, Committee report for session (draft);
Summer 1986.
3. 14th Legislature, Information Resource Management,
July 15, 1986; June-July 1986.
4. 14th Legislature, Interim Correspondence-Incoming,
1986; June-Nov. 1986.
5. 14th Legislature, Interim Correspondence-Outgoing,
1986; June-Dec. 1986.
6. 14th Legislature, Lifeline, Jan. 31, 1986; Jan. 1986.
7. 14th Legislature, Lifeline, Feb. 4, 1986; 1985-1986.
8. 14th Legislature, Lifeline, Feb. 7, 1986; Feb. 7, 1986.
9. 14th Legislature, Lifeline, Feb. 11, 1986; Feb. 1986.
10. 14th Legislature, Lifeline, Feb. 18, 1986; 1985-1986.
11. 14th Legislature, Lifeline, Feb. 21, 1986; Feb. 1986.
12. 14th Legislature, Learn Alaska/Public Broadcasting,
Mar. 4, 1986; Mar. 1986.
13. 14th Legislature, Learn Alaska, Apr. 1, 1986; Mar.-Apr.
1986.
14. 14th Legislature, Mobile Satellite, Mar. 11, 1986;
Jan., Mar. 1986.
15. 14th Legislature, Session Correspondence-Incoming,
1986; Jan. 1983, Nov. 1985-May 1986.
16. 14th Legislature, Session Correspondence-Outgoing,
1986; Jan. 1985, Jan.-May 1986.
17. 14th Legislature, Tachistoscope; 1985-1986.
18. 14th Legislature, Telecommunication Bills; 1985-1986.
19. 14th Legislature, Telecommunications Committee Session
Report, 1986; Sep. 4, 1986.
20. 14th Legislature, HB 121: Telecommunications Division
Name Change; Dec. 1984-Feb. 1985.
21. 14th Legislature, HB 140: Teleconferencing; Jan.-Apr.
1985.
22. 14th Legislature, HCR 60: Teleconferencing; Dec. 1985-Apr.
1986.
23. 14th Legislature, Teleconference and Universal Service,
Mar. 14, 1986; 1985-1986.
24. 14th Legislature, Teleconferencing; 1977-1986.
25. 14th Legislature, Telephone Rates, Jan. 13-17, 1986;
Oct. 1985-Jan. 1986.
26. 14th Legislature, Telephone Rates, Jan. 21, 1986;
1985-1986.
27. 14th Legislature, Telephone Rates, Jan. 23, 1986;
Jan. 1986.
28. 14th Legislature, Telephone Rates, Jan. 28, 1986;
1985-1986.
29. 14th Legislature, Teletext Advisory Committee, Apr.
26, 1986; 1984-1986.
30. 14th Legislature, HB 701: Universal Service; Mar.-Apr.
1986.
31. 14th Legislature, Universal Service, Mar. 8, 1986;
Feb.-Mar. 1986.
32. 14th Legislature, Universal Service, Mar. 18, 1986;
Mar. 1986.
33. 14th Legislature, Videotext, Mar. 21, 1986; Feb.-Mar.
1986.
34. 15th Legislature, HB 97: Cable Deregulation; Feb.-Mar.
1987.
35. 15th Legislature, HR 1: Establishing Telecommunications
Committee; Jan. 19, 1987.
36. 15th Legislature, Notes from Telecommunications Committee,
1987; 1986-1987.
37. 15th Legislature, Session Correspondence; Jan.-Mar.
1987.
38. Meteor Data; 1982-1986.
39. 15th Legislature, Committee Calendars: 1987 &
1988 sessions; 1987.
40. 15th Legislature, Committee Meeting Minutes; Jan.
23, 1987.

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41. 15th Legislature, Committee Meeting Minutes; Jan.
27, 1987.
42. 15th Legislature, Committee Meeting Minutes; Jan.
29, 1987.
43. 15th Legislature, Committee Meeting Minutes; Feb.
3, 1987.
44. 15th Legislature, Committee Meeting Minutes; Feb.
5, 1987.
45. 15th Legislature, Committee Meeting Minutes; Feb.
10, 1987.
46. 15th Legislature, Committee Meeting Minutes; Feb.
12, 1987.
47. 15th Legislature, Committee Meeting Minutes; Feb.
17, 1987.
48. 15th Legislature, Committee Meeting Minutes; Feb.
19, 1987.
49. 15th Legislature, Committee Meeting Minutes; Feb.
26, 1987.
50. 15th Legislature, Committee Meeting Minutes; Mar.
5, 1987.
51. 15th Legislature, Committee Meeting Minutes; Mar.
17, 1987.
52. 15th Legislature, Committee Meeting Minutes; Mar.
24, 1987.
53. 15th Legislature, Committee Meeting Minutes; Mar.
31, 1987.
54. 15th Legislature, Committee Meeting Minutes; Apr.
2, 1987.
55. 15th Legislature, Committee Meeting Minutes; Apr.
7, 1987.
56. 15th Legislature, Committee Meeting Minutes; Apr.
9, 1987.
57. 15th Legislature, Committee Meeting Minutes; Feb.
2, 1988.
58. 15th Legislature, Committee Meeting Minutes; Feb.
4, 1988.

Telecommunications Information Council: 1st Annual Report;
Mar. 23, 1988.

A Report to the Alaska Legislature in Response to the Intent
Language Regarding Telecommunications in the FY 88 Operating
Budget
; By the Department of Administration, Division of
Telecommunications, House Special Committee on Telecommunications,
the Alaska Public Broadcasting Commission, and the Office of
Management and Budget, Division of Policy; Jan. 1988.
59. 15th Legislature, Committee Meeting Minutes; Feb.
9, 1988.
60. 15th Legislature, Committee Meeting Minutes; Mar.
8, 1988.
61. 15th Legislature, Committee Meeting Minutes; Mar.
29, 1988.
62. 15th Legislature, Telecommunication Information Council;
1987-1988.
63. Committee Meeting Minutes (binder); 1985.
64. Committee Meeting Minutes (binder); 1986.
65. Computers: Electronic Mail; 1984.
66. Computers: Videotext; 1981, 1984-1986.
67. Computers: Videotext-GNOSIS; 1985-1986.
68. Television: TVP/RATNET; 1984-1988.
69. World Future Society; n.d., 1981, 1983, 1986.
70. Budget (Telecommunications); 1984-1988.
71. Interim Budget; 1985.
72. Interim Contract; 1985.
73. Interim Funding; 1985-1986.
74. Telecommunications Contract/Account; 1987-1988.

Managing Alaska’s Information Systems: A Participant-Observer
Study
; By Larry Pearson, Assistant Professor, Department
of Journalism and Public Communications; University of Alaska
Anchorage; Presented to the Information Systems Division of the
International Communication Association, New Orleans; June 2,
1988.
75. Telephone Statements; 1985.
76. Travel; 1985.

Series 2. House Special Committe on Telecommunications:
Reports to the Committee; 1985-1989. .35 cu. ft.

1. An Interim Report; prepared by Kathleen Anders,
Management Analyst (draft); Sep. 1985
2. An Interim Report; prepared by Kathleen Anders
and Chris Herberger, Consultants; Jan.13, 1986.
3. Telecommunications in Alaska: Defining the Problem
and its Potential Solutions; grant project documents for Department
of Journalism and Public Communications project; 1986-1987 (1
of 2).
4. Telecommunications in Alaska: Defining the Problem
and its Potential Solutions; grant project documents for Department
of Journalism and Public Communications project; 1986-1987 (2
of 2).

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5. Talking to Each Other, Talking to Machines: Alaska’s
Telecommunications Future
; written by Larry Pearson and Doug
Barry, Assistant Professors of Journalism and Public Communications,
University of Alaska, Anchorage.; Edited by Larry Pearson; Jan.
1987.
6. The Future of State-Supported Broadcasting in Alaska:
Preliminary recommendations
; by Larry L. Pearson, Assistant
Professor, Department of Journalism and Public Communications,
University of Alaska Anchorage (binder with recommendations and
related documents); 1987 (1 of 3)
7. The Future of State-Supported Broadcasting in Alaska:
Preliminary recommendations
; by Larry L. Pearson, Assistant
Professor, Department of Journalism and Public Communications,
University of Alaska Anchorage (binder with recommendations and
related documents); 1987 (2 of 3).
8. The Future of State-Supported Broadcasting in Alaska:
Preliminary recommendations
; by Larry L. Pearson, Assistant
Professor, Department of Journalism and Public Communications,
University of Alaska Anchorage (binder with recommendations and
related documents); 1987 (3 of 3).
9. The Future of State-Supported Broadcasting in Alaska:
Final recommendations
; by Larry L. Pearson, Assistant Professor,
Department of Journalism and Public Communications, University
of Alaska Anchorage; Aug. 1987.
10. Interim Report; Dec. 1988.
11. Telecommunications: Critical Issues; Mar. 15,
1989.

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Series 3. House Special Committee on Telecommunications:
Audiocassettes (90 minute);1987-1988 (47 cassettes). .35 cu.
ft.

1. Committee meeting; Jan. 23, 1987 (Tape 1.1).
2. Committee meeting; Jan. 27, 1987 (Tape 2.1).
3. Committee meeting; Jan. 27, 1987 (Tape 2.2).
4. Committee meeting; Jan. 29, 1987 (Tape 3.1).
5. Committee meeting; Feb. 3, 1987 (Tape 4.1).
6. Committee meeting; Feb. 5, 1987 (Tape 5.1).
7. Committee meeting; Feb. 5, 1987 (Tape 5.2).
8. Committee meeting; Feb. 10, 1987 (Tape 6.1).
9. Committee meeting; Feb. 10, 1987 (Tape 6.2).
10. Committee meeting; Feb. 12, 1987 (Tape 7.1).
11. Committee meeting; Feb. 12, 1987 (Tape 7.2).
12. Committee meeting; Feb. 17, 1987 (Tape 8.1).
13. Committee meeting; Feb. 19, 1987 (Tape 9.1).
14. Committee meeting; Feb. 26, 1987 (Tape 10.1).
15. Committee meeting; Feb. 26, 1987 (Tape 10.2).
16. Committee meeting; Mar. 5, 1987 (Tape 11.1).
17. Committee meeting; Mar. 5, 1987 (Tape 11.2).
18. Committee meeting; Mar. 17, 1987 (Tape 12.1).
19. Committee meeting; Mar. 24, 1987 (Tape 13.1).
20. Committee meeting; Mar. 31, 1987 (Tape 14.1).
21. Committee meeting; Apr. 2, 1987 (Tape 15.1).
22. Committee meeting; Apr. 7, 1987 (Tape 16.1).
23. Committee meeting; Apr. 9, 1987 (Tape 17.1).
24. Committee meeting; Feb. 2, 1988 (Tape 18.1).
25. Committee meeting; Feb. 4, 1988 (Tape 19.1).
26. Committee meeting; Feb. 4, 1988 (Tape 19.2).
27. Committee meeting; Feb. 9, 1988 (Tape 20.1).
28. Committee meeting; Feb. 9, 1988 (Tape 20.2).
29. Committee meeting; Mar. 8, 1988 (Tape 21.1).
30. Committee meeting; Mar. 8, 1988 (Tape 21.2).
31. Committee meeting; Mar. 29. 1988 (Tape 22.1).
32. Committee meeting; Mar. 29, 1988 (Tape 22.2)(2 copies).

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33. Open Meeting Arguments; Feb. 9, 1987 (Tape 1).
34. Open Meeting Arguments; Feb. 9, 1987 (Tape 2).
35. Open Meeting Arguments; Feb. 9, 1987 (Tape 3).
36. Hearing on Public Broadcasting; Feb.10, 1987 (Tape
1).
37. Hearing on Public Broadcasting; Feb. 12, 1987 (Tape
1).
38. Hearing on Public Broadcasting; Feb. 12, 1987 (Tape
2).
39. Joint Committee on Economic Recovery, Subcommittee
on Small Business meeting; Feb. 4, 1988.
40. Joint Committee on Economic Recovery, Subcommittee
on Small Business meeting; Feb. 8, 1988.
41. Joint Committee on Economic Recovery, Subcommittee
on Small Business meeting; Feb. 8, 1988.
42. Joint Committee on Economic Recovery, Subcommittee
on Small Business meeting; Feb. 9, 1988 (Tape 2).
43. Joint Committee on Economic Recovery, Subcommittee
on Small Business meeting; Feb. 13, 1988 (Tape 2).
44. Joint Committee on Economic Recovery, Subcommittee
on Small Business meeting; Feb. 13, 1988 (Tape 4).
45. Joint Committee on Economic Recovery, Subcommittee
on Small Business meeting; Feb. 13, 1988 (Tape 5).
46. Committee meeting on Intent Language; Mar. 22, 1988.

Box 3 (continued)

Series 4. Telecommunications Information Council: Documents;
n.d., 1989, 1990, 1993. .25 cu. ft.

1. The Telecommunication Information Council: Legislative
History and Implementation Plan
; Prepared for the House Special
Committee on Telecommunications by Larry Pearson, Assistant Professor,
University of Alaska Anchorage (discussion draft); n.d.
2. The Telecommunication Information Council: Legislative
History and Implementation Plan
; Prepared for the House Special
Committee on Telecommunications by Larry Pearson, Assistant Professor,
University of Alaska Anchorage; Sep. 1987
3. CSHB 40, An act creating the Telecommunications Information
Council in the Office of the Governor; and providing for an effective
date: Legislation; 1986-1988.
4. Meeting/teleconference briefing packet; Nov. 30, 1988.
5. Telecommunication Intent Language: Preliminary Report;
Department of Administration; Feb. 1, 1989.
6. Meeting briefing packet and related papers, Sep.8 meeting;
Sep. 1989.
7. Recap of CSSB 485 (Fin) am, Telecom. Inf. Council/Mbrshp
& Duties; House Committee on State Affairs; Received Apr.
10, 1990, Passed out of Committee, Apr. 19, 1990.
8. Memoranda to Council Executive Committe Members; 1993.
9. Notice of Proposed Changes in the Regulations of the
Office of the Governor; proposal made to the Telecommunications
Information Council by the Department of Administration, Division
of Information Services; Sep. 17, 1993.
10. Statewide Telecommunications Network, Delphi Study
Final Report (Summary)
; George A.Geistauts, Principal Consultant;
Study conducted for the Governor’s Telecommunications Information
Council by the University of Alaska Anchorage School of Business;
Oct. 1993.

Series 5. Center for Information Technology, University
of Alaska Anchorage; 1982, 1985-1991. .5 cu. ft.

1. Correspondence; 1986-1990.
2. Budget; 1990.
3. Travel; 1990.
4. Space; 1990.
5. Researchers; 1990.
6. University of Alaska Policies; 1982, 1985.
7. Activities; 1990.
8. Projects; 1990.
9. Other Centers; 1989-1990.
10. Early Proposals; 1985-1989.
11. Legislation; 1988-1990.
12. Structure; 1990.
13. Center for Applied Telecommunications: New Program
Proposal; University of Alaska Anchorage; Feb. 1988.
14. The Center for Information Technology: Some Thoughts;
by Alex Hills; n.d.
15. Testimony by Larry Pearson before the House Special
Committee on Telecommunications in favor of proposed Center of
Information Technology; Feb. 8, 1990.
16. Center for Information Technology News (newsletter);
Feb., May, Sep. 1991.
17. Mission statement; n.d.
18. Alaska’s Communication Systems and University of
Alaska Southeast Distance Education, A Study: Early Childhood
Education Students’ Use of Electronic Communications, Final Report;
Submitted to the Center for Information Technology
; Submitted
by Marjorie, Project Director, and Ruth M. Ryan, Project Coordinator,
University of Alaska Southeast; June 26, 1991.
19. Distance Education Research Project; Nov. 1991-Apr.
1992.
20. Center for Information Technology Projects; 1991-1992
(1 of 2).

-Center for Information Technology Activity Report; Apr. 9, 1991.

-Airborne Video Survey Systems/Imagery Acquisition System; 1991-1992.
21. Center for Information Technology Projects; 1991-1992
(2 of 2).

-BP Image Management; 1991.

-Portable Geographic Information System; 19911-1992.

-NCR Pioneer Home Presentation; 1991-1992.

-Hypermedia News; 1991.
22. Wayne Miller (Dean, College of Arts and Sciences)
Correspondence; 1990-1992.
23. UA Faculty Research Grants: Project Jukebox/E-Mail
Class/Other Proposals; 1990-1991.
24. Chugach Conference Access and Rural Communication
Working Groups; Nov. 1990-June 1991.

Series 6. The Chugach Conference; 1989-1991. 1.6 cu. ft.

Subseries 6a. Programs; 1989-1991.

1. The Chugach Conference: Alaska and the Information
Age
; Department of Journalism and Public Communications,
University of Alaska Anchorage; Aug. 18-19, 1989.
2. The Chugach Conference: The Communications Issues
of the ‘90s
; Center for Information Technology, University
of Alaska Anchorage; Oct. 5-6, 1990.
3. The Chugach Conference: Finding Our Way in the Communication
Age
; Center for Information Technology, University of Alaska
Anchorage; Oct. 3-5, 1991.

Subseries 6b. Proceedings; 1989-1991.

1. The Chugach Conference: Discussing the Future of Communication
in Alaska, August 18-19, 1989
; University of Alaska Anchorage
(50 pp.); 1989 (2 copies).
2. The Chugach Conference: Communication issues of
the ‘90s, October 5-6, 1990
; University of Alaska Anchorage
(84 pp.); 1990 (2 copies).

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3. The Chugach Conference: Finding Our Way in the
Communication Age, October 3-5, 1991
; University of Alaska
Anchorage (112 pp.); 1991 (2 copies).

Box 8 (continued)

Subseries 6c. Audiocassettes (90 minute); 1989-1991 (48
cassettes).

1. Friday, 9 A.M.; Aug. 18, 1989.
2. Friday, 10:45 A.M.: James S. Ettema small group discussion;
Aug. 18, 1989.
3. Friday, 10:45 A.M.: Ronald Langley small group discussion;
Aug. 18, 1989.
4. Friday, 10:45 A.M.: Richard Taylor small group discussion;
Aug. 18, 1989.
5. Friday, 10:45 A.M.: Gale Wiley small group discussion;
Aug. 18, 1989.
6. Friday, 1 P.M.: Samuel Wood and Forrest Rogers; Tape
A; Aug. 18, 1989.
7. Friday, 1 P.M.: Samuel Wood and Forrest Rogers; Tape
B; Aug. 18, 1989.
8. Friday, 4 P.M.: James S. Ettema small group discussion;
Aug. 18, 1989.
9. Friday, 4 P.M.: Ronald Langley small group discussion;
Aug. 18, 1989.
10. Friday, 4 P.M.: Richard Taylor small group discussion;
Aug. 18, 1989.
11. Friday, 4 P.M.: Gale Wiley small group discussion;
Aug. 18, 1989.
12. Saturday, 9 A.M.: Red Boucher, Carolyn Guess, and
James Ettema; Tape A; Aug. 19, 1989.
13. Saturday, 9 A.M.: Red Boucher, Carolyn Guess, and
James Ettema; Tape B. Aug. 19, 1989.
14. Saturday, 10:45 A.M.: James S. Ettema small group
discussion; Aug. 19, 1989.
15. Saturday, 10:45 A.M.: Ronald Langley small group discussion;
Aug. 19, 1989.
16. Saturday, 10:45 A.M.: Richard Taylor small group discussion;
Aug. 19, 1989.
17. Saturday, 10:45 A.M.: Gale Wiley small group discussion;
Aug. 19, 1989.
18. Saturday Lunch: William Harris; Aug. 19, 1989.
19. Saturday, 1:30 P.M.: James Ettema small group discussion;
Aug. 19, 1989.
20. Saturday, 1:30 P.M.: Ronald Langley small group discussion;
Aug. 19, 1989.

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21. Saturday, 1:30 P.M.: Richard Taylor small group
discussion; Aug. 19, 1989.
22. Saturday, 3:15 P.M.: Closing session; Machine #1,
Tape A; Aug. 19, 1989.
23. Saturday, 3:15 P.M.: Closing session; Machine #2,
Tape A; Aug. 19, 1989.
24. Friday, 9-10:45 A.M.: Conference opening and opening
panel; Oct. 5, 1990.
25. Friday, 11 A.M. and 1:30 P.M: Gail Valaskakis and
Greg Moore; Oct. 5, 1990.
26. Friday, 1:30 and 2:30 P.M. Greg Moore continued, Barry
Sponder, and Dennis Schall; Oct. 5, 1990.
27. Friday, 3:45 P.M.: Panel discussion; Oct. 5, 1990.
28. Saturday, 9 A.M.: Kay Brown; Oct. 6, 1990.
29. Saturday, 10 A.M.: Wayne Miller and Larry Pearson;
Oct. 6, 1990.
30. Saturday, 10:45 A.M. Bert Clark; Oct. 6, 1990.
31. Saturday, 1:15 P.M.: Melvin DeFleur; Oct. 6, 1990.
32. Thursday, 1 P.M.: Conference opening and overview
panel; Oct. 3, 1991.
33. Thursday, 2 P.M.: Overview panel continued; Oct. 3,
1991.
34. Thursday, 3 P.M.: Steve Smith; Oct. 3, 1991.
35. Thursday, 3:45 P.M.: Davis Fougler; Oct. 3, 1991.
36. Friday, 10:30 A.M.: Brian Maracle; Oct. 4, 1991.
37. Friday: Technologies/Communication; Tape 1; Oct 4,
1991.
38. Friday: Technologies/Communication; Tape 2; Oct. 4,
1991.
39. Friday, 1:30 P.M.: Larry Pearson, Rosemarie Alexander,
and Doug Franklin; Oct. 4, 1991.
40. Friday, 3:15 P.M.: Ed Levine; Oct. 4, 1991.
41. Friday, 1:30 P.M: Larry Pearson, Rosemarie Alexander,
and Doug Franklin; Video Dub B; Oct. 4, 1991.
42. Saturday, 9 A.M.: Rural telephone policy panel; Oct.
5, 1991.
43. Saturday: Distance Education; Tape 1; Oct. 5, 1991.
44. Saturday: Distance Education; Tape 2; Oct. 5, 1991.
45. Saturday: Access/Privacy; Tape 1; Oct. 5, 1991.
46. Saturday: Access/Privacy; Tape 2; Oct. 5, 1991.
47. Saturday, 12 P.M.: Sherry Emery; Oct. 5, 1991.
48. Saturday, 2 P.M.: Small group reports; Oct. 5, 1991.

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Subseries 6d. Videocassettes (½ inch, 120 minute);
1989-1991 (34 cassettes).

1. Friday: Reel 1; Aug. 18, 1989.
2. Friday, 1 P.M.: Samuel Wood, Forrest Rogers, and B.C.
Russell; Reel 2; Aug. 18, 1989.
3. Friday, 3 P.M.: Walter Bender and William Ahearn; Reel
3; Aug. 18, 1989.
4. Saturday: Reel 1; Aug. 19, 1989.
5. Saturday: Reel 2; Aug. 19, 1989.
6. Friday, 9 A.M.: Opening to beginning of Gail Valaskakis
speech; Part 1, center camera; Oct. 5, 1990.
7. Friday, 9 A.M.: Opening to beginning of Gail Valaskakis
speech; Part 1, side camera; Oct. 5, 1990.
8. Friday: Endof Gail Valaskakis, Greg Moore, and closing
panel; Oct. 5, 1990.
9. Friday; Oct. 5, 1990.
10. Saturday: Morning meeting; Oct 6, 1990.
11. Saturday: A.M. and P.M.; Oct. 6, 1990.
12. Saturday: Afternoon; Oct. 6, 1990.
13. Saturday, 2:30 P.M.: Discussion; Oct. 6, 1990.
14. Thursday, 1 P.M.: Opening and overview panel; Oct.
3, 1991.
15. Thursday, 3 P.M.: Steve Smith; Reel A; Oct. 3, 1991.
16. Thursday, 3 P.M.: Steve Smith; Reel B; Oct. 3, 1991.
17. Thursday, 3:45 P.M.: Davis Fougler; Reel A; Oct. 3,
1991.
18. Thursday, 3:45 P.M.: Davis Fougler, Reel B; Oct. 3,
1991.
19. Friday, 8:45 A.M.: Jerone Komisar and Herbert Dordick;
Reel A; Oct. 4, 1991.
20. Friday, 8:45 A.M.: Jerone Komisar and Herbert Dordick;
Reel B; Oct. 4, 1991.
21. Friday, 10:30 A.M.: Brian Maracle; Reel A; Oct. 4,
1991.
22. Friday, 10:30 A.M.: Brian Maracle; Reel B; Oct. 4,
1991.
23. Friday, 1:30 P.M.: Larry Pearson, Rosemarie Alexander,
and Doug Franklin; Reel A; Oct. 4, 1991.
24. Friday, 1:30 P.M.: Larry Pearson, Rosemarie Alexander,
and Doug Franklin; Reel B; Oct. 4, 1991.
25. Friday, 3:15 P.M.: Ed Levine; Reel A; Oct. 4, 1991.
26. Friday, 3:15 P.M.: Ed Levine; Reel B; Oct. 4, 1991.
27. Saturday, 9 A.M.: Rural Telephone Policy panel; Reel
A; Oct. 5, 1991.
28. Saturday, 9 A.M.: Rural Telephone Policy panel; Reel
B; Oct. 5, 1991.
29. Saturday, 12-2 P.M.: Sherry Emery, Alex Hills, and
Greg Moore; Reel A; Oct. 5, 1991.
30. Saturday, 12-2 P.M.: Sherry Emery, Alex Hills, and
Greg Moore; Reel B; Oct. 5, 1991.
31. Saturday, 2 P.M.: Small group reports; Reel A; Oct.
5, 1991.
32. Saturday, 2 P.M.: Small group reports; Reel B; Oct.
5, 1991.
33. Saturday, 3 P.M.: Direction Update panel; Reel A;
Oct. 5, 1991.
34. Saturday, 3 P.M.: Direction Update panel; Reel B;
Oct. 5, 1991.

Box 4 (continued)

Series 7. State of Alaska, Department of Administration:
Reports; 1982-1989, 1994. .5 cu. ft.

1. State of Alaska, Profile of Automated Information Processing;
Office of Information Management; Dec. 3, 1982 (1 of 4).
2. State of Alaska, Profile of Automated Information
Processing
; Office of Information Management; Dec. 3, 1982
(2 of 4).
3. State of Alaska, Profile of Automated Information
Processing
; Office of Information Management; Dec. 3, 1982
(3 of 4).
4. State of Alaska, Profile of Automated Information
Processing
; Office of Information Management; Dec. 3, 1982
(4 of 4).
5. Telecommunications Second Annual Report, June 1983;
Division of Telecommunications Services; June 1983.
6. Telecommunications for Citizen Access to Alaska’s
State Government
; Division of Telecommunications Services;
Dec. 1983.
7. An Analysis of State Telephone Cost Increases Between
FY 82-FY 83
; Division of Telecommunications Services; Mar.
6, 1984.
8. Inventory of Communications Facilities Serving Alaska
Communities
; Division of Telecommunications Services; Mar.
1984.
9. Telecommunication Third Annual Report 1983;
Division of Telecommunications Services; Apr. 1984.
10. Alaska’s Cable Television; Division of Telecommunications
Services; Oct. 1984.
11. History and Current Management of State-Provided
Television Service
; Division of Telecommunications Services;
Dec. 1984.
12. Telecommunications in Alaska (A Brief Overview);
Division of Telecommunications Services; Dec. 1984.
13. Inventory of Communications Facilities Serving
Alaska Communities
; Division of Telecommunications Services;
Jan. 1985.
14. Telecommunications Fourth Annual Report 1984;
Division of Telecommunications Services; May 1985.
15. Annual Report on Teleconferencing to Governor Bill
Sheffield
; Division of Telecommunications Services; May 1985.
16. History and Current Management of State-Provided
Television Service
; Division of Telecommunications Services;
Dec. 1985.
17. Telecommunications Fifth Annual Report, 1985;
Division of Telecommunications Services; Jan. 1986.
18. Alaska’s Cable Television; Division of Telecommunications
Services; Feb. 1986.
19. Funding History, Division of Telecommunications and
Other Telecommunications Projects, 1975-1986; Sep. 1986.
20. State of Alaska, Telecommunications Operations
& Services, Annual Reports
; Division of Telecommunications
Services; Jan. 1987
21. Department of Administration, Information Resource
Management Capacity Report
; Information Resource Management;
Aug. 11, 1987.
22. Information Resource Management Users’ Guide;
Information Resource Management; Nov. 1987.
23. Division of Telecommunications Seventh Annual Report
(for calendar year 1987)
; Feb. 1988.
24. Alaska State Libraries Networking Proposal;
Information Resource Management; 1988.
25. Department of Administration Telecommunication
Intent Language Report, March 1, 1989, Approved by the Telecommunications
Information Council on 2/22/89.
26. Guide to Data Center & Telecommunications
Services
; Division of Information Services; Oct. 13, 1994.

Series 8. State of Alaska, Information Management Plans
(FY 91-95 unless otherwise noted); 1986, 1987, 1990-1991, 1994.
.5 cu. ft.

1. Information Systems Plan, Office of the Governor, Division
of Administrative Services; Feb. 1986.
2. An Information Resource Management Plan for Alaska:
Executive Summary; Nov. 13, 1986.
3. An Information Resource Management Plan for Alaska:
Introduction; Nov. 13, 1986.
4. Department of Natural Resources; Information Management
Summary; Jan. 1987.
5. Statewide Information Management Strategy; Telecommunication
Information Council, Office of the Governor (draft); Nov. 1990.
6. Alaska Housing Finance Corporation; n.d.
7. Department of Administration, Division of Information
Services; May 1991.
8. Department of Commerce and Economic Development; Oct.
17, 1990.
9. Department of Community and Regional Affairs; Oct.
11, 1990.
10. Department of Education; Oct. 1990.
11. Department of Health and Social Services (draft);
Nov. 1, 1990.
12. Department of Health and Social Services, Child Support
Enforcement Division; Aug. 7, 1990.
13. Department of Labor; Oct. 1, 1990.
14. Department of Law; Oct. 15, 1990.
15. Department of Natural Resources, FY 91 and FY 92;
Sep. 1990.
16. Department of Public Safety; Oct. 1990.
17. Department of Public Safety, Information Systems Tactical
Plan; Oct. 1, 1990.
18. Department of Revenue; Oct. 1, 1990.
19. Department of Revenue, Commissioner’s Office (forms
only);
20. Department of Revenue, ABC Board (forms only); July
11, 1990.
21. Department of Revenue, Division of Administrative
Services; Aug. 1990.
22. Department of Revenue, Division of Income and Excise
Audit; July 1990.
23. Department of Revenue, Oil & Gas Audit Division;
Aug. 6, 1990.
24. Department of Revenue, Permanent Fund Dividend Division;
Aug. 20, 1990.

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25. Department of Revenue, Treasury Division; Aug.
1990.
26. Department of Transportation & Public Facilities;
Oct. 15, 1990.
27. Office of the Governor, FY 1991 Information Systems
Plan (draft); Oct. 1990.
28. Statewide Information Management Plan; Apr. 1994.

Series 9. Public Broadcasting Documents; n.d., 1981, 1983-1988,
1990. .5 cu. ft.

1. A Special Review of the Department of Education, Alaska
Public Broadcasting Commission
; June 16, 1981.
2. A Special Review of the Department of Education,
Alaska Public Broadcasting Commission
; Mar. 2, 1981.
3. Instructional Television (binder); n.d., 1983-1986.

A User’s Guide to Instructional Television; University
of Alaska Instructional Telecommunications Services (UAITS);
June 1983.

-UAITS Transition Report; 1986.

-Learn Alaska Information Packet; 1983-1984.

-Instructional Television for Rural Education; n.d.
4. Alaska Public Broadcasting Commission: budget and miscellaneous
documents; 1985-1986, 1992.
5. Public Broadcasting in Alaska: A Long-Range Plan;
Developed by the Alaska Public Broadcasting Commission; 1986
Edition.
6. Rural Alaska Television Network (binder); 1986-1987
(1 of 2).
7. Rural Alaska Television Network (binder); 1986-1987
(2 of 2).
8. Public Broadcasting in Alaska: A Long-Range Plan; Developed
by the Alaska Public Broadcasting Commission; 1987 Edition.
9. 1987 Report on Future of State-Supported Broadcasting:
Working Documents; 1987.
10. Public Broadcasting in Alaska: A Long-Range Plan;
Developed by the Alaska Public Broadcasting Commission; 1988
Edition.
11. Discussion Draft: A Report to the Alaska Legislature
in Response to Intent Language Regarding Telecommunications in
the FY88 Operating Budget; By the Department of Administration,
Division of Telecommunications; the House Special Committee on
Telecommunications; the Alaska Public Broadcasting Commission;
and the Office of Management and Budget, Division of Policy (draft);
Dec. 16, 1987.
12. Broadcast Review Team: Correspondence and Report to
Legislature (binder); 1987-1988 (1 of 2).
13. Broadcast Review Team: Correspondence and Report to
Legislature (binder); 1987-1988 (2 of 2)

Discussion Draft: A Report to the Alaska Legislature in Response
to Intent Language Regarding Telecommunications in the FY88 Operating
Budget
; By the Department of Administration, Division of
Telecommunications; the House Special Committee on Telecommunications;
the Alaska Public Broadcasting Commission; and the Office of
Management and Budget, Division of Policy; Dec. 18, 1987.
14. Rural Alaska Television Network: comment documents;
1988.
15. Rural Alaska Television Network: A Report to the
Legislature by the House State Affairs Committee, Subcommittee
Report
; Feb. 1990.

Series 10. Regulatory Bodies; 1984-1988, 1993. .7 cu. ft.

1. A.P.U.C.: Alascom Rate Increases; 1984-1987 (1 of 2).
2. A.P.U.C.: Alascom Rate Increases; 1984-1987 (2 of 2).
3. Alascom, Inc. testimony related to Alascom’s cost of
service and rate design, submitted to the Alaska Public Utilities
Commission; Jan. 12, 1988.
4. Alaska Public Utilities Commission: Eighteenth Annual
Report to the Alaska Legislature for the Fiscal Year Ending June
30, 1987, Including 1986 Utility and Pipeline Carrier Operating
Results
; Feb. 15, 1988.
5. A.P.U.C. Orders; 1993.
6. F.C.C; 1985-1987.
7. Comments Before F.C.C Regarding Rate Integration; Nov.
1987 (1 of 4).
8. Comments Before F.C.C Regarding Rate Integration; Nov.
1987 (2 of 4).

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9. Comments Before F.C.C Regarding Rate Integration;
Nov. 1987 (3 of 4).
10. Comments Before F.C.C Regarding Rate Integration;
Nov. 1987 (4 of 4).
11. F.C.C. Joint Board; n.d., 1984-1987 (1 of 2).
12. F.C.C. Joint Board; n.d., 1984-1987 (2 of 2).
13. F.C.C. Joint Board: Alascom-GCI; 1985.

Series 11. Miscellaneous Telecommunicatons Briefing Papers,
Reports, Studies, Proposals, Histories, Conferences, Etc.; n.d.,
1974, 1975, 1978, 1981, 1984-1987, 1989-1995. .5 cu. ft.

1. Television and Social Change on the Bering Strait;
By R.J. Madigan and W. Jack Peterson, University of Alaska, Anchorage
(132 pp.); Apr. 1974.
2. News and Entertainment Radio Broadcasting in Alaska,
1922-1974
; By Tom Duncan, Executive Producer, KUAC(FM)-TV,
Assistant Professor of Broadcasting, University of Alaska, Fairbanks;
Presented at the 10th Annual Alaska Broadcasters’ Association
Convention, June 8, 1974, Fairbanks.
3. Study of Education Satellite Communications Demonstration
in Alaska: Some Tentative Conclusions, 4th Bi-montly Report
;
Prepared for the National Institute of Education; Prepared by
Practical Concepts Incorporated, Washington, D.C.; June 27, 1975.
4. Telecommunications In Alaska: Economics and Public
Policy
; By William H. Melody, Director, Alaska Communication
Research Project; A report to the State of Alaska; Apr. 1978.
5. Description of Alaska Telecommunications Systems,
Research Request No. 183
; Memorandum from Ann DeVries, Research
Staff, Alaska State Legislature, House of Representatives, Research
Agency, to Senator Jim Kelly; Jan. 9, 1981.
6. The Alaska Telecommunication System: Report to the
Legislatur
e; Prepared by Robert P. Merritt, P.E. Consultant
and Professor of Electrical Engineering, University of Alaska-Fairbanks;
Apr. 20, 1981.
7. State Sponsored Television in Alaska: Alternatives
for Delivery and Distribution
; By the Rural Research Agency,
Richard Rainery, for the Alaska State Senate, Community and Regional
Affairs Committee; Aug. 1984.
8. The Learn/Alaska Network: An Educational Telecommunications
System
; By the Rural Research Agency, Allison R. Fargnoli,
for the Alaska State Senate, Community and Regional Affairs Committee;
Sep. 1984.
9. Telecommunications Programs in Alaska, Research
Request 85-057
; Memorandum from Eric Lascheber, Legislative
Analyst, Alaska State Legislature, House of Representatives,
Research Agency, to Representative-Elect Marco Pignalberi; Dec.
31, 1984.
10. Final Report on Telecommunication Project Study;
By Nels A. Anderson, Jr., Project Coordinator, Co-Man Services,
Dillingham; Feb. 14, 1985.
11. The Future of Universal Telephone Service in Alaska;
Policy paper for the Alaska Senate Telecommunications Project
by Walter B. Parker, Parker Associates, Inc., Anchorage; Feb.
5, 1985.
12. State of Alaska Telecommunications Policy: A Key
to Alaskan Participation in the Information Society
; Policy
paper for the Alaska Senate Telecommunications Project by Walter
B. Parker, Parker Associates, Inc., Anchorage; Feb. 25, 1985.
13. Executive Summary: Five Year Program for Developing
Long Term Telecommunications Services in Alaska
; By Walter
B. Parker, Parker Associates, Inc., Anchorage; Mar. 26, 1985.
14. The First Year of a Five Year Program for Developing
Long Term Telecommunications Services in Alaska
; By Walter
B. Parker, Parker Associates, Inc., Anchorage; Proposal requested
by the Alaska Senate Telecommunications Project; Mar. 26, 1985.
15. Proceedings of the Fourth Annual Statewide Conference
of Alaska Association for Computers in Education; Captain Cook
Hotel, Anchorage; Apr. 4-6, 1985.
16. Telecommunications Policy in Alaska; Alaska Consumer
Advocacy Program; Apr. 23, 1985.
17. Distance Delivery for Rural Audiences: Practical Strategies
for Planning/Developing/Adapting Instruction; University of Alaska
Instructional Telecommunication Services (UAITS), Instructional
Development Services; Jan. 1986.
18. Apples in the Bush: A Pilot Project on Kodiak Island
to Train Village Government Personnel on the Micro-Computer
;
project report by the Alaska Native Human Resources Development
Program, Cooperative Extension Service, University of Alaska;
Aug. 1986.
19. An Assessment of Current State Television Programming
in Alaska, With Proposals for a

New State Media Strategy; By Daniel Johnson for the University
of Alaska, Alaska State Legislature, and the Governor’s Office;
Dec. 1986.
20. AMPI Electronic Delivery Advisory Committee Teleconference
(meeting packet); Dec. 17, 1986.
21. State of Alaska Emergency Broadcast System Developmental
Plan
; Jan. 1987.
22. Northern Television Symposium, Yellowknife, January
15-16, 1987, Report of Proceedings
; 1987.
23. Online Access to Legislative Data Bases: Survey
Report, October 1988
; Revision 3; National Conference of
State Legislatures; Aug. 1989.
24. Rural Alaska Television Network–Programming and
Costs, Research Request 90-032
; Memorandum from Patricia
Young, Legislative Analyst, Alaska State Legislature, Legislative
Research Agency; Nov. 28, 1989.
25. Outline for Divestiture: Spending Less State Money,
Getting More Bush TV, and Getting the State (mostly) out of the
TV Business. A Win,Win, and (mostly) Win Proposition; By Paul
H. Davis; Nov. 26, 1990.
26. Phone Wars (clippings concerning Anchorage
Telephone Utility sale); 1991.
27. Bringing Alaska Into the Information Age: A Road
Map, A Telecommunications Briefing Paper for Governor Walter
Hickel
; By H.A. “Red” Bouch and Dr. Larry Pearson;
Feb. 1992.
28. Statewide Telecommunications Forum; Centennial Hall,
Juneau; Mar. 29-30, 1993.

-Lists of participants, panels, and panelists.

-Conference Report and Goals and Recommendations.

-An Assessment: Telecommunications in Alaska.
29. Alaska Community Information System Investigation
Report
; Prepared for the Alaska State Library by Deborah
J. Newkirk, Information Technology Services, Anchorage; July
1993.
30. Connecting to a Competitive Future: A report on
the status and prospects of ATU to Tom Fink, Mayor of Anchorage
;
By H.A. “Red” Boucher and Larry Pearson, Ph.D.; Feb.
1994.
31. Report to the Alaska Public Utilities Commission;
By the Alaska 2001 Advisory Committee, Lt. Governor Fran Ulmer,
Chair (draft); Aug. 22, 1995.
32. Policies in Conflict: A Briefing Paper on Alaska
Telecommunication Issues
; n.d.
33. Telecommunications Investment and Its Impact on
Developing Country Infrastructure
; Prepared by AT&T International
Advisory Services, Inc., n.d.

Series 12. Telecommunications Articles; 1977, 1983, 1985-1987,
1989. .1 cu. ft.

1. “Television on the Bering Strait”; By R.J. Madigan
and W. Jack Peterson, Journal of Communication (pp. 183-187);
Autumn 1977.
2. “Telecommunications–Where do we go from here?”;
By Doreen Fitzgerald, University of Alaska Magazine (pp.
20-26); Feb. 1983.
3. “The Information Revolution: Promises and perils
ahead for state leaders”; By Helen Sims, State Government
News
(pp. 4-8); Aug. 1985.
4. “An Authentic Voice in the Technocratic Wilderness:
Alaskan Natives and the Tundra Times”; By Patrick Daley
and Beverly James, Journal of Communication (pp. 10-30);
Summer 1986.
5. “Origination of State-Supported Entertainment
Television in Rural Alaska”; By Beverly James and Patrick
Daley, Journal of Broadcasting & Electronic Media (pp. 169-180); Spring 1987.
6. “Standards for the Use of Optical Disk Systems
to Store Permanent Public Records in Alabama”; Alabama
Department of Archives and History Technical Leaflet
; Jan.
1989.
7. “A Look at the Hardware, Software and Media That
Will Impact…the Future of Electronic Imaging”; By Harry
C. Andrews, International Journal of Micrographics & Optical
Technology
, Vol. 7, No. 4 (pp. 135-139); 1989.
8. “Government Information Goes On-Line”; By
Henry H. Perritt, Jr., Technology Review (pp. 60-67);
Nov./Dec. 1989.

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