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Greg Gibbs memorabilia

Guide to the Greg Gibbs memorabilia
1967-2001

Collection number: HMC-0701.
Creator: Gibbs, Greg.
Title: Greg Gibbs memorabilia.
Dates: 1967-2001.
Volume of collection: 1.1 cubic feet.
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Collection summary: Alaska memorabilia.

Biographical note:
Greg Gibbs was born in Arcadia, California, in 1961. He moved to Alaska in 1986 to attend the University of Alaska Anchorage and worked for the Consortium Library for several years. He was very active in local festivals and events. He married Robin Lee Baizel in 1994. They left Alaska in 2004 and moved to Reno, Nevada.

Collection description:
This collection primarily consists of Alaska related collector’s buttons accumulated by Greg Gibbs while in Alaska as well as other memorabilia. It includes materials related to the Fur rendezvous, Alaska State Fair, Renaissance Fairs, bowling, and other activities and events.

Arrangement: The items are grouped by organization or event.

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

Rights note: Copyright to collection materials is held by the creators of the items.

Preferred citation: Greg Gibbs memorabilia, Archives and Special Collections, Consortium Library, University of Alaska Anchorage.

Acquisition note: The collection was given to the Archives by Greg Gibbs in 2004.

Processing information: This collection was arranged and described by Dennis Walle in 2005. The guide was updated to current standard by Arlene Schmuland in 2015.

Container list:

Container Description Dates
Boxes 1-7 Fur Rendezvous pins 1967-2000
Boxes 8-11 Fur Rendezvous tie tacs 1986-2000
Boxes 12-13 Fur Rendezvous collectors charms 1984-2000
Boxes 14-18 Fur Rendezvous booster buttons 1974-2000
Boxes 19-26 Fur Rendezvous wooden buttons 1990-2000
Boxes 27-28 Fur Rendezvous pewter collector pins 1993-2000
Box 29 Fur Rendezvous pewter tie tacs 1993-1996
Box 30 Fur Rendezvous pewter charms 1993-1996
Box 31 Fur Rendezvous pewter ornaments 1996-1999
Box 32 Fur Rendezvous balloon race pins 1986-1988
Box 32 Fur Rendezvous 1939 commemorative button Undated
Boxes 33-35 Alaska State Fair wooden buttons 1990-1999
Boxes 36-39 Alaska State Fair metal buttons and tie tacs 1983-2001
Box 40 Alaska State Fair member pins 1992-1998
Box 41 Iditarod wooden buttons 1992, 1997
Folder 1 Iditarod iron-on patches 1989-1991
Box 42 Alaska Renaissance Festival button 1991
Box 42 Three Baron’s Renaissance Fair buttons 1994-1996
Box 43 Klondike National Historic Sites button, Denali National Park button, Denali National Park/ Alaska Highway anniversary buttons Undated, 1992
Box 44 Anchorage Hockey Association button, Anchorage daily News Heart Run buttons, Egan Center buttons, Juneau commemorative buttons, Kenai buttons, Seward buttons, Talkeetna Moose Dropping Festival button Undated, 1990-1996
Box 45 University of Alaska Anchorage pins Undated
Box 46 Alaskan Scottish, Arctic Power, Athlete’s Foot, DPMA, Erector, Gen Con 88 Origins, Game Fair, HeroicStories.com, Kodak Tourament of Roses Celebration, Masonic pins, Alaska flag, walrus, Reno, WLN, and unidentified pins Undated
Box 47 Bowling pins: Palomar, Palomar Lanes, Leisure Time Sports, University Town and Country Lanes, University Lanes, McHenry Bowl, The Gardens Bowl, Eagle bowl, El Dorado Bowl, Active West, El Dorado Center, and unidentified. Undated
Folder 2 Memorabilia price lists 1988-2000
Folder 3 Olympic Rings human flag poster and participant instructions 1986, 1992

 

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