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MIRIAM CARLSON (1930-1999). Papers; 1954-1993. 3 cu. ft.

Miriam "Mim" Carlson was born September 18, 1930, in Keene, New Hampshire. She received a bachelor's degree in psychology from the University of New Hampshire in 1952, and a Master's degree in Social Work from Smith College in 1954. In 1956, she married Louis Carlson and moved to Salem, Oregon, where she was a sociology professor at Willamette University. After moving to Alaska in 1973, she served as a sociology professor at Anchorage Community College (ACC), and later as both director of the Social Sciences Division and as vice chancellor of instruction. Mrs. Carlson was also the president of the Alaska Community College Federation of Teachers, interim associate vice chancellor of the College of Community and Continuing Education, and served on the Chancellor's Transition Team for the ACC-University of Alaska Anchorage merger. Mrs. Carlson retired in 1989 and became an adjunct faculty member at Alaska Pacific University. After retirement, she also worked on legislative committees, with the United Way, and was a board member of the Retired Public Employees of Alaska. Miriam Carlson died November 17, 1999, in Anchorage.

This collection contains records relating to Miriam Carlson's work as an educator and administrator at Anchorage Community College. The collection is divided into three series. Series one contains personal papers of Miriam Carlson, including a photo, curriculum vitae, and her master's thesis. Series two contains records concerning Anchorage Community College. It is divided into six subseries including planning documents, teacher's contracts, accreditation evaluations, budgets, reports to the Alaska State Legislature, and UAA-ACC merger documents. Series three includes publications from ACC, APU, Kenai Peninsula College, UAA, University of Alaska, and other sources.

The collection was presented to the archives by Louis Carlson in August 2000.

HMC-0493
KRH (9/2000)

Folder List:

Series 1. Personal Papers; 1954, 1981, 1984, 1988-1989.
1. Photograph, portrait of Miriam Carlson; n.d.
2. Curriculum Vitae; c. 1988.
3. Master's Thesis, "Adolescent Attitudes Toward Seeking Help with Personal Problems", Smith College School of Social Work; 1954.
4. APU Course, Adult Learning and Development; 1989.
5. APU Course, Dynamics of Group Process and Organization Behavior; 1988.
6. APU Course, Elements of Cultural Diversity; 1989.
7. APU Course, Integration; 1989.
8. APU Course, Management and Supervision; 1989.
9. APU Course, Organizational Design; 1988.
10. APU Course, Organizational Design; 1988.
11. APU Course, Values and Ethics; 1989.
12. APU Course, Values and Ethics; 1989.
13. American Council on Education - Center for Leadership Development and Academic Administration, workshop; June 1984.
14. An Assessment of Federal Training Needs, workshop; January 1981.
15. Miscellaneous; n.d.

Series 2. ACC Records; 1972-1988.

Subseries 2a. Planning; 1974-1986.
1. Master Plan '78; 1977.
2. Master Plan '78, Cycle I; 1978.
3. Planning for the Eighties, Cycle I: The Master Plan, Cycle II: Realizing Our Potential; 1980.
4. Planning for the Eighties, Cycle I, Cycle II; 1980.
5. Planning for the Eighties, Cycle III; 1983.
6. Planning for the Eighties, Cycle III; 1983.
7. Planning for the Eighties, 1981-1982 Academic Year; 1981.
8. Community College Coalition of Alaska, "Plan to Preserve and Strengthen Community Colleges"; 1986.
9. "A Blueprint for Action"; 1985-1990.
10. "A Blueprint for Action", Phase II; January 1986.

Subseries 2b. Teacher's Contract; 1974-1987.
1. University of Alaska Community College Faculty Contract, August 5, 1974-June 30, 1976.; 1974.
2. Community College Agreement Between the Anchorage Community College Federation of Teachers and the University of Alaska, July 1, 1979-March 31, 1981; 1979.
3. Community College Agreement Between the Anchorage Community College Federation of Teachers, Local 2404, AFT, and the University of Alaska, April 1, 1984-March 31, 1987; 1984.
4. University of Alaska and Anchorage Community College's Federation of Teachers, Local 2404, AFL-CIO, April 1, 1984-March 31, 1987; 1984.
5. Adjunct Faculty Handbook; 1984-1985.
6. Adjunct Faculty Handbook; n.d.

Subseries 2c. Accreditation; 1972, 1979.
1. Self Study for Evaluation of Anchorage Community College; Spring 1972.
2. Accreditation Team Visition to Anchorage Community College, Anchorage, Alaska; April 25-27, 1979.
3. Accreditation Self Study; 1979.

Subseries 2d. Budgets; 1982, 1985, 1987-1988.
1. Formula Budgeting for the Community Colleges in Alaska; April 1982.
2. FY 1987 Operating and Capital Budget Request, University of Alaska; December 1985.
3. FY 1988 Budget - Academic; 1987.
4. FY 1988 Budget - Vo-tech; 1987.

Subseries 2e. Reports to Alaska State Legislature; 1981-1982.
1. Staff Report to the Legislative Interim Committee on Community Colleges; January 22, 1981.
2. "Community Colleges: A Report to the 12th Alaska State Legislature by the Community College Interim Committee, Vol. I"; February 1981.
3. "Community Colleges: A Report to the 12th Alaska State Legislature by the Community College Interim Committee, Vol. I"; February 1981.
4. "Community Colleges: A Report to the 12th Alaska State Legislature by the Community College Interim Committee, Vol. II"; March 1981.
5. Alaska State Legislature, Vo-tech Training; 1982.

Subseries 2f. UAA-ACC Merger; 1985-1987.
1. General Files; 1987.
2. Board of Regents Minutes; October - December 1987.
3. Chancellor's Transition Management Team, meeting records; June 18, 1987.
4. Chancellor's Transition Management Team, meeting records; June 11, 9, 1987.
5. Chancellor's Transition Management Team, meeting records; June 8, 2, 1987.
6. Chancellor's Transition Management Team, meeting records; May 28, 1987.
7. Chancellor's Transition Management Team, meeting records; May 27, 1987.
8. Chancellor's Transition Management Team, meeting records; May 20, 1987.
9. Chancellor's Transition Management Team, meeting records; May 15, 1987.
10. Chancellor's Transition Management Team, meeting records; May 12, 11, 1987.
11. Chancellor's Transition Management Team, meeting records; April 22; 1987.
12. Work Group on College of Community and Continuing Education; 1987.
13. Work Group on College of Community and Continuing Education; 1987.
14. NEWU E-mail List, general; October - December 1987.
15. NEWU; September 1987.
16. NEWU; August 1987.
17. NEWU; July 1987.
18. SYSWABB E-mail List; October 1987.
19. SYSWABB; September 1987.
20. SYSWABB; August 1987.
21. SYSWABB; July 1987.
22. AYCCREE Information Exchange; 1987.
23. Computer Information Center; November 1985.
24. Instruction Services, Computing Plan; 1985-1986.
25. Miscellaneous; n.d.

Series 3. Publications; 1977-1993.

Subseries 3a. ACC Publications; 1986-1988.
1. Student Handbook; 1986-1987.
2. Commencement Program; May 7, 1987.
3. Course Catalog; 1986-1987.
4. Course Catalog; 1987-1988.
5. "Coping with College"; 1984.
6. "Helping Others Learn: A Guide to Peer Tutoring"; 1985.

Subseries 3b. APU Publications; 1992-1994.
1. Student Handbook; 1992-1994.

Subseries 3c. Kenai Peninsula College Publications; 1987-1988.
1. Course Catalog; 1987-1988.

Subseries 3d. UA and UAA Publications; 1986-1987.
1. "University of Alaska Data Book: Six Year Master Plan," President's University System Planning Committee; July 1985. (1 of 2)
2. "University of Alaska Data Book: Six Year Master Plan," President's University System Planning Committee; July 1985. (2 of 2)
3. University of Alaska Statistical Abstract, Draft; 1985-1986. (1 of 2)
4. University of Alaska Statistical Abstract, Draft; 1985-1986. (2 of 2)
5. UAA Catalog; 1986-1987.
6. University of Alaska System Directory; 1986-1987.
7. UAA Office of Information Technology, UACN Mail Users Guide; July 1987.

Suberies 3e. Other Publications and Statistical Data; 1977-1993.
1. "A Preliminary Study: The Status of Women in Alaska"; January 1977.
2. "Census Profile, Vol. 1, Population and Housing," Municipality of Anchorage; 1980.
3. "Census Profile, Vol. 3, Social and Economic Characteristics," Municipality of Anchorage; 1980.
4. "An Assessment of Federal Training Needs"; 1981.
5. "Families at Work: A Statistical Profile for Alaska"; Spring 1983.
6. "The Alaska Economic and Statistical Review," State of Alaska; 1984.
7. "A Description of Anchorage Subsidized Human Services," ISER; June 22, 1984.
8. "Alaska Planning Information," Alaska Department of Labor; February 1985.
9. "Alaska population Overview," Alaska Department of Labor; September 1985.
10. "Alaska Statewide Plan for Post-secondary Education, 1986-1990"; July 1985.
11. "Directory of Community, Technical, and Junior Colleges"; 1987.
12. "Anchorage Health and Human Services Plan, Vol. 1"; January 5, 1988.
13. "Anchorage Health and Human Services Plan, Vol. 2"; January 5, 1988.
14. "Anchorage Health and Human Services Plan, Vol. 3"; January 5, 1988.
15. Alaska Directory of State Officials; February 1992.
16. "Anchorage Indicators"; 1991.
17. "Anchorage Indicators"; 1993.