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Anchorage Independent School District records

Guide to the Anchorage Independent School District records

Collection number: HMC-0758.
Creator: Anchorage Independent School District.
Title: Anchorage Independent School District records.
Dates: 1953-1955.
Volume of collection: 0.5 cubic feet.
Language of materials: Materials in the collection are in English.
Collection summary: Personnel and transportation records of Anchorage Independent School District.

Organizational history:
The first public school in Anchorage opened in November 1915. The school district went through several administrative changes and became an independent school district in 1947, at which point it became known as the Anchorage Independent School District. In January 1952, the district began school bus runs with buses owned by the district. The Anchorage Independent School District is now the Anchorage School District.

Collection description:
The collection consists of the personnel records and school bus transportation records of the Anchorage Independent School District. The personnel records include payroll reports and vouchers for teachers, substitute teachers, and school nurses. The school bus transportation records include expenditure vouchers and reports for maintaining the school bus fleet, as well as bus driver and bus maintenance worker payrolls.

Arrangement: The collection is arranged by type of record and is chronological therein.

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

Rights note: Rights to the collection are presumed to be held by the Anchorage School District.

Preferred citation: Anchorage Independent School District records, Archives and Special Collections, Consortium Library, University of Alaska Anchorage.

Custodial history: The collection was originally given to the Alaska State Archives as part of the Commissioner of Education financial records.

Acquisition note: The collection was removed from the Commissioner of Education financial records at the Alaska State Archives and transferred to Archives and Special Collections in 2005.

Processing information: This collection was described by Arlene Schmuland in 2006. The guide to the collection was converted to current standard by Veronica Denison in 2015.

Container list:

Folder Description Dates
1 Professional workers payroll report 1954-1955
2 Substitute teacher sick leave reports: report of refunds 1955 June
3-11 Substitute teacher payroll vouchers 1954-1955
12 School nurse salaries voucher 1955 June
13 Transportation expenditure report 1954 June
14 Capital outlay and bus depreciation cards 1954 July
15 Bus driver payrolls 1953 September-1954 June
16 Bus maintenance worker payrolls 1953 July-1954 June
17-30 Transportation maintenance and operations vouchers 1953 March-1954 August


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