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Arpad Bruce Magyar papers

Guide to the Arpad Bruce Magyar papers
1964, 2019

Collection number: HMC-1420.
Creator: Magyar, Arpad Bruce.
Title: Arpad Bruce Magyar papers.
Date: 1964, 2019.
Volume of collection: 0.02 cubic feet.
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Collection summary: Materials related to the 1964 earthquake.

Biographical note:
Born in New Jersey, Arpad “Bruce” Magyar was a sales representative for the Upjohn Company when he came to Alaska in the early 1960s. He and his family lived in Anchorage while he traveled across the state for his job. The family lived in Anchorage for several years before he transferred out of state. He moved back to Alaska in his retirement.

Collection description:
The collection consists of materials related to the 1964 earthquake. It includes photographic slides and print materials used in presentations on the earthquake. The photographs show earthquake damage to Anchorage and to Kodiak.

Arrangement: The collection materials are grouped by type: 35 mm slides and presentation materials.

Digitized copies: The slides from this collection have been digitized and are available on the Alaska’s Digital Archives. For information about obtaining digital copies, please contact Archives and Special Collections.

Rights note: Copyright to the collection materials created by Arpad Bruce Magyar has been transferred to the Archives.

Preferred citation: Arpad Bruce Magyar papers, Archives and Special Collections, Consortium Library, University of Alaska Anchorage.

Acquisition note: The collection was given to the Archives by Arpad Bruce and Pam Magyar in 2023.

Processing information: This collection was described by Arlene Schmuland in 2023. Slide box descriptions were transcribed from the original boxes.

Container list:

Folder Description Dates
1 Slide box 1: March 27, 1964 earthquake, Anchorage Alaska. 40 slides. 1964
1 Slide box 2: 3/27/1964 Earthquake Turnagain, and start of Kodiak 1964
1 Slide box 3: 3/27/1964 Earthquake, Kodiak Alaska 1964
1 Earthquake presentation materials 1964, 2019

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