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UAA. University Relations special events files

University of Alaska Anchorage Records
Guide to the UAA. University Relations special events files

Collection number: UAA-0212.
Creating office: University of Alaska Anchorage. University Relations.
Series title: UAA. University Relations special events files.
Dates: 1971-1997.
Volume of series: 1.0 cubic feet.
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Series summary: Records relating to organizing and promoting events at the University of Alaska Anchorage.

Administrative history:
Exact dates for some changes in office name and office functions are unknown. In 1971 the office was External Affairs and by 1973 was known as External Services. By 1974 it was the Office of Publications and Information and in June of 1976 became the Office of Public Affairs. In January 1988 the name was changed to Institutional Advancement and in April of that year the name again changed to University Relations.

Agency functions:
University Relations served as the public relations unit for the University of Alaska Anchorage.

Series description:
This series consists primarily of planning and promotional records relating to events hosted or sponsored by the University of Alaska Anchorage. The documents for individual events may include correspondence, lists of attendees, promotional flyers, press releases, and committee minutes. Commencement files may include event scripts, transcripts of speeches, and additional information regarding honorary degree or meritorious award recipients.

Arrangement: The files are in alphabetical order by event name. For repeating events, the files are generally chronological by year within the alphabetical listing.

Digitized copies: This collection has not been digitized. For information about obtaining digital copies, please contact Archives and Special Collections.

Preferred citation: UAA. University Relations special events files, Archives and Special Collections, Consortium Library, University of Alaska Anchorage.

Custodial history: The records were transferred to the Archives prior to 2002.

Processing information: This series was originally arranged and described prior to 2002. The guide was updated to meet current standard by Arlene Schmuland in 2023. At that time non-permanent materials were removed.

Container list:

Box/Folder Description Dates
1/1 Alaska Career and College Fair 1983
1/2 Anchorage Fur Rendezvous 1987-1990
1/3 Arts Fair 1976
1/4 Awards 1988-1989
1/5 Awards 1989
1/6 Bond issues 1972-1976
1/7 Commencement 1971
1/8 Commencement 1972
1/9 Commencement 1973
1/10 Commencement 1974
1/11 Commencement 1975
1/12 Commencement 1976
1/13 Commencement 1977
1/14 Commencement 978
1/15 Commencement 1979
1/16 Commencement 1980
1/17 Commencement 1981
1/18 Commencement 1984
1/19 Commencement 1985
1/20 Commencement 1986 Fall
1/21 Commencement 1987
1/22 Commencement, Anchorage Community College 1983-1987
1/23 Commencement 1988
1/24 Commencement 1989
1/25 Commencement 1990
1/26 Commencement 1991
1/27 Commencement 1992
1/28 Commencement 1993
1/29 Commencement 1994
1/30 Commencement 1995
1/31 Commencement 1996
1/32 Commencement 1997
1/33 Convocation 1983
1/34 Dedications of buildings 1972-1977
1/35 Food drive 1988
1/36 Fundraising, SkiTrek 1973
1/37 Gifts and grants 1972-1979
1/38 Great Alaska Shootout 1987-1989
1/39 Holiday party for employees 1988
1/40 Nissan-Jeep Classic 1987
1/41 Regents receptions 1971-1976
1/42 University Day 1984, 1986


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