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Guide to the School of Business and Public Administration. Anchorage Urban Observatory grant files
1975-1978

Collection number: UAA-0091.
Creating office: UAA. School of Business and Public Administration. Anchorage Urban Observatory.
Series title: UAA. School of Business and Public Administration. Anchorage Urban Observatory grant files
Dates: 1975-1978.
Volume of series: 0.8 cubic feet. 
Language of materials: Collection materials in English.
Series summary: Records of the urban policy research program.

Administrative history:
The Urban Observatory program was a joint undertaking of the U.S. Dept. of Housing and Urban Development and the National League of Cities for the purpose of aiding the establishment of partnerships between universities and local governments in the area of urban policy research. The Anchorage Urban Observatory was created under this program in 1975 at the Anchorage Senior College (later UAA). The first director was Hayden Green who was succeeded by Dr. Rick Ender in 1977.

Agency functions:
The unit conducted studies on Kenai area Natives, Anchorage city government, mass transportation, housing, and municipal leisure and recreational facilities. The program was discontinued in 1984.

Series description: Grant application and proposal records.

Arrangement: Arranged roughly chronologically.

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

Preferred citation: UAA. School of Business and Public Administration. Anchorage Urban Observatory administrative records, Archives and Special Collections, Consortium Library, University of Alaska Anchorage.

Related materials:
UAA. School of Business and Public Administration. Anchorage Urban Observatory administrative records; 1975-1979, UAA-0035.
UAA. School of Business and Public Administration. Anchorage Urban Observatory correspondence files; 1975-1979, UAA-0088.
UAA. School of Business and Public Administration. Anchorage Urban Observatory project files; 1975-1982, UAA-0089.
UAA. School of Business and Public Administration. Anchorage Urban Observatory reports; 1975-1980, UAA-0090.

Processing information: This collection was described by Dennis Walle prior to 1995. In 2010, the collection was divided into individual series, assigned UAA call numbers, and the finding aids were rewritten at that time.

Container list:

Box/Folder

Description

Dates

1/1

National League of Cities grant, first year.

1975

1/2

National League of Cities grant, second year.

1976

1/3

National League of Cities grant, third year.

1977

2/1

Health, Education and Welfare grant procedures.

1976

2/2

RAND Corporation grant.

1976

2/3

IPA training grant.

1976

2/4

IPA Municipal League training grant.

1976

2/5

Municipal training in Alaska IPA grant.

1976

2/6

ICMA grant.

1976-1977

2/7

Health, Education and Welfare grant application.

1977

2/8

ERDA grant proposal.

1976-1978

2/9

ERDA energy proposal.

1977