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Steven Schmitz papers

Guide to the Steven Schmitz papers

Collection number: HMC-1234.
Creator: Schmitz, Steven.
Title: Steven Schmitz papers.
Dates: 1968-1988.
Volume of collection: 1.0 cubic feet.
Language of materials: Materials in the collection are in English.
Collection summary: Materials relating to short courses in surveying presented at the Alaska Surveying and Mapping Conference.

Biographical note:
Steven Schmitz received an AAS Degree in Survey Technology from Anchorage Community College in 1977.  He began working for the Alaska Department of Natural Resources Division of Lands in 1978. During his employment with the Division of Lands, he worked with the cadastral survey and the Division of Oil and Gas Permitting Section. Beginning in 1980, he was involved in the DNR’s remote parcels program. In 1985, Schmitz obtained registration as a Land Surveyor. He taught a short course about remote parcels, titled “The ABCs of Remote Parcels” at the 1986 Alaska Surveying and Mapping Conference. At the 1988 conference he assisted Don Wilson on researching land records, titled “Researching the Record.” Schmitz retired in 2009.

Collection description:
The collection consists of materials pertaining to the short courses, “The ABCs of Remote Parcels” and “Researching the Record,” presented at the Alaska Surveying and Mapping Conferences in 1986 and 1988, respectively. The materials include background information and research materials, such as state regulations; notes; transparencies; course agendas; and VHS tapes of “The ABCs of Remote Parcels.”

Arrangement: The collection is arranged in the order in which it arrived in the Archives.

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

Rights note: Archives and Special Collections owns copyright to materials created by Steven Schmitz. Materials not created by Schmitz may be subject to copyright not held by the Archives.

Preferred citation: Steven Schmitz papers, Archives and Special Collections, Consortium Library, University of Alaska Anchorage.

Acquisition note: The collection was presented to the Archives, along with a deed of gift in 2016.

Processing information: This collection was described by Gwen Sieja in 2016.

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