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Anchorage Governor’s Prayer Breakfast Committee records

Guide to the Anchorage Governor’s Prayer Breakfast Committee records

Collection number: HMC-0615.
Creator: Anchorage Governor’s Prayer Breakfast Committee.
Title: Anchorage Governor’s Prayer Breakfast Committee records.
Dates: 1983-2000.
Volume of collection: 0.6 cubic feet.
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Collection summary: Records of an non-denominational organization.

Organizational history:
The Anchorage Governor’s Prayer Breakfast is a Judeo-Christian inter-denominational committee which was started in 1983 and has held annual prayer breakfasts since 1985. The group meets on a monthly basis to offer prayers for the governor, his family and staff, the Alaska State Legislature, the judiciary and local government, and to prepare its annual outreach to the community. The annual spring prayer breakfasts, held in Anchorage, feature notable speakers who are leaders in such fields as politics, religion, the military, science, business, and athletics. The organization is a non-profit corporation.

Collection description:
The collection consists of the committee records of the Anchorage Governor’s Prayer Breakfast. The collection contains by-laws, articles of incorporation, certificate of incorporation, and committee records. The committee records are arranged chronologically by annual prayer breakfast (1984-2000) and include programs, invitations, meeting agendas and minutes, correspondence, financial statements, reports, lists, press releases, and biographical materials on speakers.

Arrangement: The collection is primarily arranged chronologically by year.

Digitized copies: This collection has not been digitized. For information about obtaining digital copies, please contact Archives and Special Collections.

Rights note: Materials in the collection may be subject to copyright not held by the Archives.

Preferred citation: Anchorage Governor’s Prayer Breakfast Committee records, Archives and Special Collections, Consortium Library, University of Alaska Anchorage.

Separated materials: JESUS Video Project Alaska materials were removed from the collection and placed into ephemera collection: EPH-0379.

Acquisition note: The collection was presented to the archives by committee secretary, Vern Watts, in 2003.

Processing information: This collection was described by Jeffrey Sinnott in 2004. The guide to the collection was reformatted to meet current standard by Arlene Schmuland in 2017.

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