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NANCY LESH (b. 1944). Papers; 1963-1988. 2.75 cu. ft.

Nancy Lesh was born in Anchorage, Alaska. She received her Bachelor of Arts Degree from Willamette University in Oregon and her Masters Degree in Library Science from Simmons College in Boston, Massachusetts. She began work in the Library at Anchorage Community College in 1968 and soon became head of that unit. In 1973, she joined the staff of the newly completed library at the University of Alaska, Anchorage.

The collection consists of papers created or collected by Nancy Lesh during her years of service at Anchorage Community College and the University of Alaska Anchorage. The papers concern the development and activities of the ACC and UAA libraries as well as the history and development of both institutions. Included are correspondence, meeting minutes, annual reports, statistics, bond and architectural information, newspaper clippings, photographs, class schedules, and other materials. Also included are records concerning general university policies and procedures.

This collection was presented to the archives by Nancy Lesh in 1980. Additional materials are added periodically.

HMC-0160
JAS (6/1998)

Inventory:

SERIES DESCRIPTIONS

Series 1. Records Concerning the Anchorage Community College Library; 1959-1974. .5 cu. ft. Arranged by type of record.
This series consist of records relating to the operation and activities of the Anchorage Community College Library. Included are annual reports; correspondence between the library and various public and private individuals and vendors concerning patron requests, book orders, library activities, circulation, and other subjects; library statistics; memoranda; records concerning library open houses, luncheons, and teas; and other records.

Series 2. Records Concerning the University of Alaska Anchorage Consortium Library; 1969-1988. .5 cu. ft. Arranged by type of record.
This series consists of records relating to the operation and activities of the Consortium Library of the University of Alaska Anchorage. Included are an annual report; correspondence; memoranda; minutes of professional, technical, and administrative staff meetings; minutes of Library Advisory Committee meetings; minutes of Municipal and University Librarians Roundtable meetings; reports; Library bond and architect's information; and other records.

Series 3. General University Policies/Procedures; 1968-1986. .25 cu. ft. Arranged by subject.
This series consist of records relating to policies and procedures at the University of Alaska Anchorage. Subjects included faculty and classified staff evaluations, faculty retention, faculty status for librarians, leave without pay, salary schedules and procedures, and the university computer network.

Series 4. Historic Landmark Preservation Committee; 1982-1984. .2 cu. ft. Arranged by subject.
This series consist of records relating to Nancy Lesh's involvement in the Historic Landmark Preservation Committee for the Anchorage Area. Included are general meeting minutes, notes and reports on committee activities, records of the Youth Hostel Committee, records of Historic Anchorage, Inc., and a National Register of Historic Places nomination report for Portage Pass.

Series 5. Newspaper Clippings; 1963-1973. .7 cu. ft. Arranged chronologically.
This series consists of clippings from the Anchorage Times and the Anchorage Daily News concerning Anchorage Community College, the University of Alaska Anchorage, and Alaska Methodist University; the Anchorage Community Chorus; other musical groups and events in Anchorage; and other related subjects.

Series 6. Anchorage Community College Class Schedules; 1964-1969, 1972. .1 cu. ft. Arranged chronologically.
This series consists of class schedules for Anchorage Community College taken from the Anchorage Times and the Anchorage Daily News.

Series 7. Photographs; n.d., 1967-1970 (42 b&w prints; 15 color prints; 56 different). .1 cu. ft.
This series consists of fifty-seven photographs of classroom and instruction activities at Anchorage Community College and activities of the ACC library. Many of the photographs were taken by Merrill Grube.

Series 8. Alaska Pacific Bancorporation; 1975-1984. .2 cu. ft. Arranged by type of record.
This series contains annual reports, shareholder annual meeting notices, press releases, and other papers issued to shareholders of Alaska Pacific Bancorporation.

Series 9. Miscellaneous Records; 1964-1973, 1982. .2 cu. ft. Arranged by subject.
This series consists of publications and other records relating to Anchorage Community College, the University of Alaska Anchorage, and the University of Alaska Fairbanks. Included are programs from the ACC building dedication, general publications, conference and workshop schedules, a UAA history, a museum program proposal, and a list of microfilm holdings at the University of Alaska in Fairbanks.

 



BOX AND FOLDER LIST

Box 1

Series 1. Records Concerning the Anchorage Community College Library; 1959-1974.
1. Annual Reports; 1959, 1964-1971.
2. Correspondence; 1964.
3. Correspondence; 1965.
4. Correspondence; 1966.
5. Correspondence; 1967.
6. Correspondence; 1968.
7. Correspondence; 1969.
8. Correspondence; Jan.-May 1970.
8a. Correspondence; June-Dec. 1970.
9. Correspondence; 1971.
10. Correspondence; 1972-1973.
11. Correspondence concerning the transfer of the ACC branch library to the University of Alaska Anchorage; 1969-1974.
12. Memoranda; n.d., 1967, 1970-1972.
13. Self-Study for Accredidation, library portion; 1971.

Box 2

14. Library statistics; 1966-1968.
15. Library statistics; 1968-1969.
16. Library statistics; 1969-1970.
17. Library statistics; 1970-1971.
18. Library statistics; 1971-1972.
19. Library open house/luncheon announcements and guest lists; n.d., 1970, 1971.
20. National Library Week Tea guest lists, book, and invitations; 1968, 1969, 1971.
21. Guest book (blank); n.d.
22. Thank you cards; 1969.

Series 2. Records Concerning the University of Alaska Anchorage Consortium Library; 1969-1988.
1. Annual Report of the Library; 1980.
2. Consortium Library - Memoranda of Agreement; n.d., 1969, 1971, 1977, 1985-1986.
3. General Correspondence; 1974-1982, 1986.
4. Correspondence and reports concerning library development; 1979-1987.

Box 3

5. Correspondence concerning the circulating music library; 1970-1973, 1976.
6. Memoranda - Nancy Lesh to Jack O'Bar; 1973.
7. Memoranda - Jack O'Bar to Nancy Lesh; 1973-1975, 1983.
8. Consortium Library Newletter, Nos. 1-13; 1973-1974.
9. Minutes, Library professional staff meetings; 1973-1974.
10. Minutes, Library professional staff meetings; 1975-1976.
11. Minutes, Library professional staff meetings; 1977-1978.
12. Minutes, Library professional staff meetings; 1979-1980.
13. Minutes, Library professional staff meetings; 1981-1987.
14. Minutes, Library technical/processing staff meetings; 1973-1975.
15. Minutes, Library administrators meetings; 1983-1985.
16. Minutes, Assistant Library Director's meeting; December 17, 1975.
17. Minutes, Joint Library Users Committee meetings; 1969-1973.
18. Minutes, Library Advisory Committee meetings; 1972-1976, 1978, 1983, 1985-1987.
19. Minutes, Joint Library Advisory Committee meetings; 1985-1988.
20. Minutes, Anchorage Municipal and University Librarians Roundtable meetings; 1983, 1984, 1987.
21. Report, University of Alaska Anchorage Master Planning Committee meeting with library staff; April 7, 1988.
22. Consortium Library acquisitions policy; 1973.
23. Library travel allocations; 1976-1985.
24. Consortium Library, original bond information; 1969, 1970.

Box 4

25. Consortium Library, architect's information; n.d., 1971, 1972.
26. Report, Library program for ground floor rennovation project; March 31, 1988.
27. Library, Alaska Methodist University owned items; 1976.

Series 3. General University Policies/Procedures; 1968-1986.
1. Classified employee performance evaluations; n.d., 1976, 1977, 1980.
2. Faculty evaluations; 1981, 1984.
3. Faculty status, retention, promotion, tenure; 1980, 1982-1984, 1986.
4. Faculty status for librarians; n.d., 1975, 1976, 1978, 1979.
5. Grievance procedures; 1972, 1977, 1980.
6. Leave without pay; 1980.
7. Salary schedules and procedures; 1968, 1975, 1977, 1978, 1981.
8. Student workers; n.d., 1972, 1973, 1975.
9. University computer network; 1981.

Box 5

Series 4. Historic Landmarks Preservation Committee; 1982-1984.
1. Minutes; 1982.
2. Minutes; 1983.
3. Minutes; 1984.
4. Notes and reports; 1983-1984.
5. Youth Hostel Committee; 1983.
6. Historic Anchorage, Inc.; 1983.
7. National Register of Historic Places nomination report, Portage Pass; 1984.

Series 5. Newspaper clippings; 1963-1973.
1. Clippings; 1963.
2. Clippings; 1964.
3. Clippings; 1965.
4. Clippings; 1966.
5. Clippings; 1967.
6. Clippings; 1968.
7. Clippings; 1969.
8. Clippings; January 1970.
9. Clippings; February 1970.
10. Clippings; March 1970.
11. Clippings; April 1970.
12. Clippings; May 1970.
13. Clippings; June 1970.
14. Clippings; July 1970.
15. Clippings; August 1970.
16. Clippings; September 1970.
17. Clippings; October 1970.
18. Clippings; November 1970.
19. Clippings; December 1970.
20. Clippings; January 1971.

Box 6

21. Clippings; February 1971.
22. Clippings; March 1971.
23. Clippings; April 1971.
24. Clippings; May 1971.
25. Clippings; June 1971.
26. Clippings; July 1971.
27. Clippings; August 1971.
28. Clippings; September 1971.
29. Clippings; October 1971.
30. Clippings; November 1971.
31. Clippings; December 1971.
32. Clippings; January 1972.
33. Clippings; February 1972.
34. Clippings; March 1972.
35. Clippings; April 1972.
36. Clippings; May 1972.
37. Clippings; June 1972.
38. Clippings; July 1972.
39. Clippings; August 1972.
40. Clippings; September 1972.
41. Clippings; October 1972.
42. Clippings; November 1972.
43. Clippings; December 1972.
44. Clippings; January 1973.
45. Clippings; February 1973.
46. Clippings; March 1973.
47. Clippings; April 1973.
48. Clippings; May 1973.

Box 7

Series 6. Anchorage Community College Class Schedules; 1964-1969, 1972.
1. Schedules; 1964-1969, 1972.

Series 7. Photographs; n.d., 1967-1970 (42 b&w prints; 15 color prints; 56 different).
1.
AnchorageCommunity College Library interior and people; Merrill E. Gruby, photographer; ca. 1968 (8 b&w prints, 8 X 10 inch, Nos. 557-74).
2. Anchorage Community College: building construction, classrooms, classroom instruction, and building dedication; Merrill E. Grube, photographer; n.d., 1967-1970 (31 b&w prints: 22-4 X 5 inch, 9 cut-outs from prints).
3. Anchorage Community College: group photo of people for whom campus buildings were named, including Beatrice McDonald, Lucy Cuddy, Sally Monserud, Eugene Short, and Gordon Hartlieb; Feb. 5, 1972 (2 b&w prints, 8 X 10 inch).
4. Anchorage Community College: Library Christmas luncheons; n.d.,1969, 1970 (15 color prints, 3.5 X 3.5 inch).
5. Alaska 67 press photo: Men in parkas tending dog team in front of Alaska 67 Exposition sign in Fairbanks; ca. 1967 (1 b&w print, 8 X 10 inch).

Series 8. Alaska Pacific Bancorporation; 1975-1984.
1. Annual Reports; 1976, 1977, 1979, 1980.
2. Annual Reports; 1981-1984.
3. Meeting Notices, Annual Shareholders Meetings; 1976-1977, 1980-1983.
4. Stock offering circular; 1975.
5. Correspondence; 1977-1978, 1981.
6. Remarks of Arnold Espe, President, at Annual Meeting; 1979.

Series 9. Miscellaneous Records; 1964-1973, 1982.
1.
Anchorage Community College, University of Alaska Anchorage - General; n.d., 1968.
-ACC Constitution; n.d.
-By Laws of the ACC Faculty Association; n.d.
-University of Alaska, Anchorage Regional Center, Classes at EAFB/Fort Richardson (course list); n.d.
-University of Alaska, Anchorage Regional Center, Enrollment Statistics; Feb. 15, 1968.
2. Anchorage Community College Building Dedication, program (3 copies); Feb. 8, 1970.
3. Anchorage Community College and University of Alaska Anchorage related publications; n.d. 1964, 1970, 1972.
-ACC Tenth Anniversary Concert, program; Feb. 9, 1964.
-ACC News; Apr. 24, 1970.
-Alaska Alumnus; Spring 1972.
-University of Alaska Fiftieth Commencement, May 14, 1972, program.
-UAA Is Getting It Together, photo-illustrated brochure; n.d.
4. Conferences and workshops; 1967, 1972.
-Alaska Workshop (Ed. 351), Anchorage Regional Center, July 17-21, 1967, information and schedule (3 copies).
-Anchorage Community College Fall In-Service Program, schedule (photocopy); Sep. 5-12, 1972.
5. University of Alaska Anchorage history by Jack O'Bar (11 pp.); 1982.
6. University of Alaska Anchorage museum program proposal; 1973.
7. Microfilm Master Negative Holdings in University Archives, filmed by Elmer E. Rasmuson Library, University of Alaska, Fairbanks, Alaska (68 pp.); Aug. 23, 1973.