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Anchorage Veterans Memorial Committee records

Guide to the Anchorage Veterans Memorial Committee records

 Collection number: HMC-0528.
Creator: Anchorage Veterans Memorial Committee.
Title: Anchorage Veterans Memorial Committee records.
Dates: 1997-2001
Volume of collection: 0.02 cubic feet.
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Collection summary: Records related to the construction of a veteran’s memorial.

Organizational history:
The Anchorage Veterans Memorial, located on the Delaney Park Strip, was dedicated on Memorial Day, May 28, 2001, The memorial was designed by Cordova artist Joan Bugbee and represents the first life sized statue of a soldier in Alaska. The memorial was conceived by Bob Bowden, with the support of many local veterans. The project was organized by the Alaska AFL-CIO and co-sponsored by the American Ex-POWs of Alaska.

Collection description:
This collection contains records compiled by Alden Todd during his service on the Anchorage Veterans Memorial Committee. Included in the records are committee meeting minutes, fundraising materials, promotional materials, invitation lists, dedication plans, and a copy of the artist’s resume.

Arrangement: The collection contents are 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: The Archives does not hold copyright to collection materials.

Preferred citation: Anchorage Veterans Memorial Committee records, Archives and Special Collections, Consortium Library, University of Alaska Anchorage.

Acquisition note: This collection was donated to the archives by Alden Todd in 2001.

Processing information: This collection was arranged and described by Kathleen Hertel in 2001. The guide was reformatted to meet current standard by Arlene Schmuland in 2017.

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