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John Aho slides

Guide to the John Aho slides
1987, 1994-2000

Collection number: HMC-1325.
Creator: Aho, John.
Title: John Aho slides.
Dates: 1987, 1994-2000.
Volume of collection: 0.1 cubic feet.
Language of materials: Materials in this collection are in English.
Collection summary: Photographic slides of various buildings in Anchorage.

Biographical note:
John Aho was born in Alaska. He received his PhD in aerospace engineering from Cornell University and was the vice president and principal project manager at CH2M in Anchorage, AK. Aho established the Alaska Seismic Hazards Safety Commission, which launched in 2002, and served on Anchorage’s Geotechnical Commission.

Collection description:
The collection contains photographic slides depicting various buildings and houses, some of which were taken during construction, in Anchorage. The slides also depict Anchorage street scenes and aerial photographs of Downtown Anchorage.

Arrangement: The collection is arranged in the order in which it arrived at 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 does not hold copyright to materials in this collection.

Preferred citation: John Aho slides, Archives and Special Collections, Consortium Library, University of Alaska Anchorage.

Works used in preparation of inventory:

Kilpatrick, Christine. “John Aho: Engineer Pushed for Seismic Safety in Alaska Ahead of 2018 Earthquake.” ENR: Engineering New-Record. Last modified January 10, 2019. Accessed May 28, 2019. https://www.enr.com/articles/46160-john-aho-engineer-pushed-for-seismic-safety-in-alaska-ahead-of-2018-earthquake.

Custodial history: This collection was donated to the UAA/APU Consortium Library prior to 2005 by John Aho.

Acquisition note: The UAA/APU Consortium Library Dean’s Office transferred this collection to Archives and Special Collections in 2019.

Processing information: This collection was described by Veronica Denison in 2019.

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