UAA. Center for Information Technology records

University of Alaska Anchorage Records
Guide to the UAA. Center for Center for Information Technology records

Collection number: UAA-0131.
Creating office: UAA. Center for Information Technology.
Series title: UAA. Center for Information Technology records.
Dates: 1985-1992.
Volume of series: 0.4 cubic feet.
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Series summary: Records of a university office created to support interdisciplinary research and curriculum on information technology.

Administrative history:
The Center for Information Technology at the University of Alaska was authorized by the 1990 Legislature. It was housed administratively within the University of Alaska’s College of Arts and Sciences. Dr. Larry Pearson served as director.

Agency functions:
Unavailable at this time.

Series description:
Records created during the proposal for establishment and during the existence of the Center for Information Technology.

Arrangement: The records are arranged by record type or subject.

Digitized copies: Digital copies of collection material are not available online. For information about obtaining digital copies, please contact Archives and Special Collections.

Preferred citation: UAA. Center for Information Technology records, Archives and Special Collections, Consortium Library, University of Alaska Anchorage.

Related materials:
Larry Pearson papers; 1974-1995. HMC-0479. Dr. Pearson was the director of the Center from 1990 to 1992.

Custodial history: The records originally came in with Dr. Pearson’s papers. They were separated out as a University records series in 2018.

Processing information: The materials were arranged and described by Jeffrey Sinnott as part of the Larry Pearson papers in 2000. The records were separated out from the Pearson papers and made a University records series by Arlene Schmuland in 2018 and the description updated to meet current standard. Some non-permanent records were removed at that time.

Container list:

Box/Folder Description Dates
1/1 Correspondence 1986-1990
1/2 Space 1990
1/3 Activities 1990
1/4 Projects 1990
1/5 Early Proposals 1985-1989
1/6 Legislation 1988-1990
1/7 Structure 1990
1/8 Center for Applied Telecommunications: New Program Proposal; University of Alaska Anchorage 1988 February
1/9 The Center for Information Technology: some thoughts by Alex Hills undated
1/10 Testimony by Larry Pearson before the House Special Committee on Telecommunications in favor of proposed Center of Information Technology 1990 February
1/11 Center for Information Technology News (newsletter) 1991
1/12 Mission statement Undated
1/13 Alaska’s Communication Systems and University of Alaska Southeast Distance Education, A Study: Early Childhood Education Students’ Use of Electronic Communications, Final Report; Submitted to the Center for Information Technology; Submitted by Marjorie, Project Director, and Ruth M. Ryan, Project Coordinator, University of Alaska Southeast 1991 June
1/14 Distance Education Research Project 1992
1/15-16 Center for Information Technology Projects-Center for Information Technology Activity Report-Airborne Video Survey Systems/Imagery Acquisition System-BP Image Management-Portable Geographic Information System-NCR Pioneer Home Presentation-Hypermedia News 1991-1992
1/17 Wayne Miller (Dean, College of Arts and Sciences) correspondence 1990-1992
1/18 UA Faculty Research Grants: Project Jukebox/E-Mail Class/Other Proposals 1990-1991
1/19 Chugach Conference Access and Rural Communication Working Groups 1990-1991


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