Our current exhibit in the great room of the Library is all about food in Alaska, with items from the Rare Books collection including cookbooks from the state. After the success (or at least entertainment value) of last year’s Convalescent’s Banquet, … Continue reading
Celebrate Archives Month with us! The Anchorage Museum Archives, Alaska Moving Image Preservation Association (AMIPA) and Archives & Special Collections are hosting a home movie and slide show evening. We’ll be featuring movies and photos from our collections celebrating getting … Continue reading
We have been keeping busy so far this Summer in the Archives. Here’s a brief list of what’s new: Collections now available (the link directs to the collection guide): Charles Cassata photographs: Charles Cassata was a former Alaska resident. The … Continue reading
Today is MayDay. While some think of it as the first day of May and a way to celebrate Spring activities, in the archives world it is a day designated to do something significant to protect archival collections in the … Continue reading
To celebrate Public Health Week (April 7-13) we in the Archives decided to do a medical exhibit in the great room of the Library entitled “What Medicine Used to be” using rare books. One of the books was quite captivating: … Continue reading
This past Thursday night, we hosted our third Archives Month event of this October, “Reel Life Alaska,” a screening of archival film footage from our collections here at UAA Archives & Special Collections. A small but lively crowd gathered in … Continue reading
Join us for “Reel Life Alaska: Films from UAA Archives & Special Collections,” a showing of archival film footage from our collections! WHEN: 7pm – Thursday October 18, 2012 WHERE: UAA/APU Consortium Library, Room 307 WHAT: We will be opening … Continue reading
October is Archives Month, and we’ll be celebrating by offering four FREE workshops! Descriptions are below. All workshops are open to UAA students, faculty and staff, as well as any interested members of the general public and will be held … Continue reading
In celebration of Archives Month in October, you are invited to an Open House and Film Screening hosted by UAA Archives & Special Collections and the Alaska Moving Image Preservation Association (AMIPA).
WHEN & WHERE: Thursday, October 13th, 2011
Third floor of the UAA/APU Consortium Library (click here to see map)
-Open House from 5-7pm in Room 305
-Film screening of AMIPA’s “Politics of the Past” at 7pm in Room 307
-Come meet the archivists!
-Take a rare behind-the-scenes tour at the Archives & Special Collections vault!
-Explore one-of-a-kind photographs, sound recordings, diaries, and other material documenting Alaska’s history!
-View the final entries in our collaborative exhibit, “Eye of the Beholder 4,” and a special “Alaska politics”-themed exhibit of campaign memorabilia, personal papers, and historical images of great figures in Alaska politics like Jay Hammond, Wally Hickel, Bill Egan, Arliss Sturgulewski, and many others!
-And, last but not least, enjoy a special screening of AMIPA’s “Politics of the Past,” featuring vintage footage of political spots and other humorous, sobering, or downright perplexing moments from Alaskan public life.
Heavy hors d’oeuvres and beverages will be served.
This event is sponsored by Northwest Archivists, Inc. and Alaska Permanent Capital Management.