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Arctic Winter Games. Eagle River Host Society records

Guide to the Arctic Winter Games. Eagle River Host Society records

Collection number: HMC-1047.
Creator: Arctic Winter Games. Eagle River Host Society.
Title: Arctic Winter Games. Eagle River Host Society records.
Dates: 1995-1996.
Volume of collection: 0.8 cubic feet.
Language of materials: Collection materials in English.
Collection summary: Administrative records related to the hosting of the Arctic Winter Games in March 1996.

Organizational history:
The host organization is the non-profit body usually incorporated as a Society which is created for the purpose of staging a particular set of Games. Traditionally, it is brought into existence shortly after a community is awarded the Games and is dissolved within six months of their conclusion. Typically, the Host Society will have as many as fifteen directors and between one thousand and two thousand volunteers as well as a number of salaried employees. The Host Society stages the Games in accordance with the terms of the contract signed by the Host Community and the Arctic Winter Games International Committee.

Collection description:
This collection consists of records relating to the hosting of the games.  The records include Games publications and public relations materials, volunteer coordination records, reports, memorabilia, and budgets.

Arrangement: The records in the collection were maintained in the order in which they were received.

Rights note: The copyright on some materials within the collection may reside with their creators.

Preferred citation: Arctic Winter Games. Eagle River Host Society records, Archives and Special Collections, Consortium Library, University of Alaska Anchorage.

Acquisition note: The records were given to the Archives by Sharilyn Mumaw, Volunteer Coordinator and Mel Kalkowski, Public Relations Co-Chair.

Processing information: This collection was described by Arlene Schmuland in 2009.

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