Guide to the William B. Workman papers
Collection number: HMC-1302.
Creator: Workman, William B.
Title: William B. Workman papers.
Volume of collection: 1.0 cubic feet.
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Collection summary: Alaskan archeological research and writing.
William B. (Bill) Workman is an archeologist who has worked in a variety of Alaskan locations, primarily in southcentral Alaska. He received his PhD in Anthropology from the University of Wisconsin. He worked as a professor of anthropology at Alaska Methodist University from 1969 to 1976 and at the University of Alaska Anchorage from 1977 on. Between 1970 and 1976 he was contracted by Alyeska Pipeline Service Company to do archeological surveys and expeditions along the proposed Trans-Alaska Pipeline route.
The collection contains field notes, notes, correspondence, and a typescript copy of the final report on the Trans-Alaska pipeline archeological survey. The collection also includes some correspondence, papers, and presentations including papers on the history of archeology in Alaska.
Arrangement: Collection contents are arranged by project or document type.
Digitized copies: This collection has not been digitized. For information about obtaining digital copies, please contact Archives and Special Collections.
Rights note: Rights to collection materials authored by Bill Workman have been transferred to the Archives.
Preferred citation: William B. Workman papers, Archives and Special Collections, Consortium Library, University of Alaska Anchorage.
Acquisition note: The collection was given to the Archives by Bill Workman in 2018.
Processing information: This collection was described by Arlene Schmuland in 2018.