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March for Science documents

Guide to the March for Science documents
2017 April

Collection number: HMC-1254.
Creator: Unavailable at this time.
Title: March for Science documents.
Date: 2017 April.
Volume of collection: 9 cubic feet.
Language of materials: Materials in this collection are in English.
Collection summary: Signs collected after the 2017 March for Science in Anchorage.

Organizational history: On April 22, 2017, men, women, and children met at the Delaney Park Strip and marched to the Anchorage Museum to show their support of the sciences. The goal of the nonpartisan event was to celebrate the important role that science, education, and research has in our society.

Collection description: The collection contains signs created by participants in the March for Science. There is also a paper tablecloth with people’s reasons for participating in the march.

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

Digitized copies: This collection has been digitized. For information about obtaining digital copies, please contact Archives and Special Collections.

Rights note: Archives does not hold copyright to materials in this collection.

Preferred citation: March for Science documents, Archives and Special Collections, Consortium Library, University of Alaska Anchorage.

Works used in preparation of inventory:
Sciencemarchanc. Accessed June 12, 2017. https://sciencemarchanc.wixsite.com/sciencemarchanc/press-release-1.

Acquisition note: The material in this collection was left behind under a donation sign after the March for Science by March participants. Archivists collected the items and brought them to Archives and Special Collections.

Processing information: This collection was described by Veronica Denison in 2017. In 2024, Becky Butler Gallegos and Connor Benson photographed the collection and saved the images to the server. Some signs were removed due to deteriorating condition. Wooden posts and ropes were removed.

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