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Guide to the C. Earl Albrecht papers
1905-1996

Collection number: HMC-0375.
Creator: Albrecht, C. Earl.
Title: C. Earl Albrecht papers.
Dates: 1905-1996.
Volume of collection: 11.15 cubic feet. 
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Collection summary: Papers of a Matanuska Colony doctor, health commissioner, and circumpolar health advocate.

Biographical note:
Conrad Earl Albrecht was born in Bruederheim in Alberta, Canada in 1905. He received degrees from the Moravian College and Seminary (Bethlehem, Pennsylvania) in 1926 (B.A.) and 1928 (B. D.), and completed medical school at Jefferson College in Philadelphia in 1932.  Albrecht then served as an intern and chief resident physician at Abington Memorial Hospital from 1932-1935.  He came to Anchorage, Alaska in June 1935 to serve as assistant superintendent at the Alaska Railroad hospital under Dr. John H. Romig.  Albrecht went to Palmer, first to assist in a medical emergency, and then to serve as physician for the Alaska Rural Rehabilitation Corporation's Matanuska Colonization Project and medical director of the Matanuska Valley Hospital from 1935-1941.  He was called into active military service in December 1941 and served four years at Fort Richardson, attaining the position of post surgeon and commanding officer of the 183rd Station Hospital.  Governor Ernest Gruening appointed Albrecht commissioner of health, a position he held from 1945-1956.  In 1956, Albrecht left Alaska to take the position of Assistant Director of the Ohio Department of Mental Hygiene and Correction, which he held until 1958.  He also served as Deputy Secretary of the Pennsylvania Department of Health (1958-1963) and Professor of Preventive Medicine at Jefferson Medical College in Philadelphia (1963-1970).  Albrecht returned to Anchorage in 1970 and maintained a private practice there until 1975, after which he retired and served as a medical consultant.  Dr. Albrecht was also a member of the University of Alaska Board of Regents (1949-1957), a member of the board and president (1966-1967) of the Arctic Institute of North America, founder and participant in the International Symposium for Circumpolar Health (1967-1997), and a president and board member of the American Society for Circumpolar Health (1980-1997). The Albrecht/Milan Foundation at the University of Alaska Anchorage was dedicated in his honor in 1991. C. Earl Albrecht died in Bradenton, Florida in 1997.

Collection description:
The collection consists of papers and publications documenting C. Earl Albrecht’s career in medicine and public health administration, primarily in Alaska.  The bulk of the papers relate to Albrecht’s various positions, including papers documenting the Matanuska Colony, especially focusing on medical service in the colony, from 1935-1985, papers relating to Albrecht’s service at 183rd Station Hospital at Fort Richardson in 1944, as Commissioner of Health for the Alaska Department of Health, and on the University of Alaska Board of Regents, and papers relating to his work with circumpolar health from 1955-1995.

The collection also contains personal papers, including Albrecht’s personal correspondence, interviews, memorabilia, personal and professional writing, speeches and lectures, and other material.  There are also subject files kept by Albrecht that document various aspects of his public health work in Alaska and American Samoa from 1934-1989, as well as general health-related publications.  Additionally, the collection contains photographs documenting Albrecht’s work and personal life, as well as motion picture films on 8mm and 16mm film made by him of his travels and other personal subjects.

Arrangement:
The collection is arranged into the following parts (click on each part or series to go to that part of the guide, or scroll down to see the whole guide):

Part I. Personal papers, 1905-1997.
Part II. Matanuska Colony papers, 1935-1985.
Part III. 183rd Station Hospital, Fort Richardson papers, 1944.
Part IV. Alaska Department of Health papers, 1937-1982.
           Series 1. General papers, 1945-1971.
           Series 2. Reports and studies, 1947-1991.
           Series 3. Alaska Department of Health publications, 1943-1977.
           Series 4. Alaska Board of Health papers, 1950-1956.
Part V. University of Alaska Board papers, 1937-1989.
           Series 1. University of Alaska Board of Regents papers, 1949-1970.
           Series 2. Terris Moore papers, circa 1953-1989.
           Series 3. University of Alaska publications, 1937-1968.
Part VI. Circumpolar health papers, 1955-1965.
           Series 1. General correspondence and papers, 1967-1994.
           Series 2. Arctic Institute of North America papers, 1955-1969.
           Series 3. Papers from international conferences on circumpolar health, 1966-1993.
           Series 4. American Society for Circumpolar health papers, 1980-1995.
           Series 5. International Union for Circumpolar Health papers, 1983-1991.
Part VII. Health-related subject files, 1934-1989.
Part VIII. Other publications, 1939-1993.
Part IX. Visual materials, 1906-1991.
           Series 1. Photographs, 1906-1991.
           Series 2. Motion picture films, circa 1939-1977.

Digitized copies: Selected photographs from this collection are available in the Alaska’s Digital Archives (http://vilda.alaska.edu; search for “Albrecht”). For information about obtaining digital copies, please contact Archives and Special Collections.

Rights note: Archives and Special Collections does not own copyright to many of the publications in the collection.

Preferred citation: C. Earl Albrecht papers, Archives and Special Collections, Consortium Library, University of Alaska Anchorage.

Separated materials: 1 cubic foot of publications were removed in October 2010 and transferred to the Rare Books Collection.

Acquisition note: The collection was presented to the Archives by C. Earl and Margery Albrecht in 1994 and 1995. A deed of gift was signed in 1995. Additional materials were added in 2005 by Jane Albrecht Graf.

Processing information: This collection was arranged and described by Jeffrey A. Sinnott in 2005.  The guide was revised and additional materials arranged and described by Megan K. Friedel in 2010.

Container list:

PART I.  PERSONAL PAPERS, 1905-1997. 2.6 cubic feet.
This part of the collection contains Albrecht’s personal notes, correspondence, articles, personal and professional writings, and speeches and lectures.  Arranged alphabetically by subject.

Box/Folder

Description

Dates

1/1 – 1/2

Alaska health-related articles and other Alaska papers

1936-1987

1/3

Alaska news clippings (photocopies of articles from original scrapbook)

1945-1959

1/4 – 1/6

Articles and clippings about C. Earl Albrecht

1926-1996

2/1

Awards and honors

1948-1997

2/2

Biographical information and profiles

1936-1988

2/3, Oversize box 21, Flat cabinets

Certificates and diplomas

1905-1997

2/4 – 2/18

Correspondence, including letters to parents

1935-1949

3/1 – 3/16

Correspondence

1950-1964

4/1 – 4/32

Correspondence

1965-1996

4/33

Correspondence

undated

5/1

Correspondence with Richard K. Mellon

1966-1969

5/2

Correspondence with Terris Moore

1952-1981

5/3

Curriculum vitae, including lists of personal publications

1964-1987

5/4

Identification cards and licenses

1945-1988

5/5

Interviews with C. Earl Albrecht

1977, 1983

5/6

Memorabilia

1945- 1985

5/7

Military orders

1923-1965

5/8

Obituaries and funeral materials, including memorial service program and text of eulogy

1997

5/9

Papers related to Frontier Physician: The Life and Legacy of Dr. C. Earl Albrecht, by Nancy Jordan, including publishing agreement, correspondence, reviews, and notes

1994-1996

5/10

Professional papers – State of Ohio, Department of Mental Hygiene and Correction papers

1956-1957

5/11

Professional papers – Pennsylvania Department of Health papers, including documents, clippings and notes

1957-1962

5/12

Professional papers – Jefferson Medical College of Philadelphia, Department of Preventive Medicine papers

1963-1969

5/13

Professional papers – Pennsylvania Health Council papers, including meeting minutes, agenda, programs, news release, committee lists, and statements

1964-1968

5/14

Personal writing – "Over the Alaska Highway – 1948 (typescript personal account of automobile trip, 24 pages)

1948

5/15

Professional writing – Published articles by C. Earl Albrecht relating to public health and alcohol abuse in Alaska

1948-1984

6/1

Professional writing – Published articles by C. Earl Albrecht relating to the Ohio Department of Mental Hygiene

1956-1957

6/2

Professional writing – Published articles about public health by C. Earl Albrecht, written during his tenure as Deputy Secretary of the Pennsylvania Department of Health

1959-1961

6/3

Professional writing – Published and unpublished articles written by C. Earl Albrecht while he was Professor of Preventive Medicine at Jefferson Medical

1963-1967

6/4

Professional writing – Published and typescript articles by C. Earl Albrecht relating to public health in the Arctic

1967-1985

6/5

Religious papers – Moravian Church papers, including articles written by C. Earl Albrecht and church publications

1948-1988

6/6

Religious papers – Alaskan Church papers, including papers on Methodism and Presbyterianism in Alaska

1948-1980

6/7 – 6/9

Scrapbook of newspaper clippings kept by C. Earl Albrecht during his tenure as assistant director of the Ohio Department of Mental Hygiene and Correction

1956-1957

6/10

Speeches and lectures – Anchorage Health Center and the Branch Office of the Territorial Department of Health, Ohio Citizen’s Council, 45th Annual Meeting of the Ohio Citizens' Council Health and Welfare, Communicable Disease Center, Jefferson Medical College, the Student Nurses Association of Pennsylvania Convention, and other venues

1944-1960

6/11

Speeches and lectures – Pennsylvania Tuberculosis and Health Society Annual Meeting, Conference for School Nurses, University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing, University of Alaska Fairbanks, Tenth Annual Neuropsychiatric Institute at the Veterans Administration Hospital in Coatesville, Pennsylvania, Second Annual Conference on Health Records, 93rd Annual Meeting of the American Public Health Association, 5th International Symposium On Circumpolar Health, American Society for Circumpolar Health Foundation, and other venues

1962-1991

7/1

Speeches and lectures – Statements and testimony before the United States Congress

1947-1955

7/2

Speeches and lectures – Remarks before the House Finance Committee, 102nd General Assembly of Ohio

1957

7/3

Speeches and lectures – Speeches by Ernest Gruening

1941-1967

7/4

Travel brochures for Alaska tours personally escorted by C. Earl Albrecht, including tour member list for 1970

1964-1977

7/5

Other biographical papers, including a typescript draft of "C. Earl Albrecht and the Struggle against Tuberculosis in Alaska,” by Robert Fortuine

1926-1932

 

PART II. MATANUSKA COLONY PAPERS, 1935-1985. 0.5 cubic feet.
This part of the collection contains papers relating to C. Earl Albrecht’s service as physician for the Alaska Rural Rehabilitation Corporation's Matanuska Colonization Project in Palmer, Alaska and as medical director of the Matanuska Valley Hospital.  It includes correspondence, medical service contracts, Matanuska Valley Hospital papers, Matanuska Valley Farmers Cooperating Association reports, Matanuska Colony publications, and other items.

Box/Folder

Description

Dates

8/1

Artifacts – Sweepstakes ribbon from the Matanuska Valley Fair Association and 50th Anniversary Alaska Rural Rehabilitation Corporation (ARRC) coins or "bingles"

1937, 1985

8/2

Correspondence – Letter written by F.L. Kerzie to the Seattle Post-Intelligencer newspaper, entitled "Collier's Matanuska" (on Matanuska Valley Hospital stationery)

undated

8/3

Correspondence – Letters regarding C. Earl Albrecht's prospective book on the Matanuska Colony Project (correspondents include Wessel Smitter, Edward C. Aswell, and Edward C. Howell)

1939-1941

8/4

Farm and Home Extension School, Grange Hall, Palmer, Alaska announcement, schedule, and menu

1941 January 27-30

8/5

Matanuska Colonization Project reunion materials

1975-1985

8/6

Matanuska Valley Farmers Cooperating Association reports

1940-1941

8/7

Matanuska Valley Hospital, Matanuska Colonization Project papers, including correspondence from C. Earl Albrecht to H. Milton Colvin and others

1937-1941

8/8

Medical Service contracts and related documents

1935-1941

8/9

Other medical articles, reports, and plans

1936-1939

8/10

Publications – Alaska Rural Rehabilitation Corporation bulletins

1939-1940

8/11

Publications – “Matanuska: An Experiment in Rehabilitation,” by Grant Heilman, Swarthmore College (paper on the Matanuska Colony Project, 105 pp. including 4 maps, footnotes, and bibliography)

1941 March

8/12 – 8/13

Publications – Matanuska Valley Fair Association annual fair programs

1936-1941

8/14

Publications – “Matanuska Valley Memoir: The Story of How One Alaskan Community Developed,” by Hugh A. Johnson and Keith L. Stanton, University of Alaska, Alaska Agricultural Experiment Station, Palmer, Alaska (contains photo-illustrations and maps)

1955 July

8/15

Publications – Matanuska Valley Pioneer newsletter

1935 August 22

8/16

Publications – Newspaper and magazine articles (photocopied) from a scrapbook kept by C. Earl Albrecht

1935-1985

8/17

Publications – Newspaper articles on the Matanuska Colony from The Frontiersman, The Colony, The Alaskan, Anchorage Daily Times, The Alaska Weekly, and Valley Settler

1936-1985

9/1 – 9/3 Oversize box 21

Publications – Valley Settler newsletter

1938-1942

9/4

Publications – Palmer Community Chorus musical program for concert directed by C. Earl Albrecht

undated

9/5

Publications – United Protestant Church, Palmer, Alaska

1978, undated

 

PART III. 183RD STATION HOSPITAL, FORT RICHARDSON PAPERS, 1944. 0.15 cubic feet.
This part of the collection consists of materials papers and written by C. Earl Albrecht during his service as post surgeon at the 183rd Station Hospital at Fort Richardson in Anchorage, Alaska.

Box/Folder

Description

Dates

9/5

“Post Surgeon's Annual Report 1944, Fort Richardson, Alaska,” by Conrad E. Albrecht, Lt. Colonel, Medical Corps, Post Surgeon (marked “Secret”)

1944

9/6

Instructions for emergency treatments and tetanus immunization, with notes on hospital supplies

undated

9/7

Text of speech given by C. Earl Albrecht at the dedication of a Red Cross building in Anchorage

undated

 

PART IV. ALASKA DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH PAPERS, 1937-1982. 1.55 cubic feet.

Part IV. Series 1. General papers, 1947-1971. 0.1 cubic feet.

Box/Folder

Description

Dates

10/1

Historical papers

1968-1971

10/2

Correspondence, reports, and other papers

1945-1961

10/3

Health Department report for Lyons, rough drafts

undated

Part IV. Series 2.  Reports and studies, 1947-1991. 0.6 cubic feet.
This series consist of departmental reports and studies on the subjects of tuberculosis, alcohol abuse, upper respiratory diseases, infectious diseases, and causes of death.

Box/Folder

Description

Dates

10/4 – 10/5

Eye, ear, nose and throat infections surveys, including reports on tuberculosis

1947-1967

10/6

Alcohol and drug abuse reports

1977-1982

10/7

Alaska Department of Health and Welfare, Division of Public Welfare fiscal year report

1970

10/8

Annual reports of the Governor of Alaska to the Secretary of the Interior

1937-1958

10/9 – 10/11

Annual reports of the Alaska Department of Health

1942-1954

11/1 – 11/6

Biennial reports of the Alaska Department of Health

1941-1957

11/7

Biennial reports of the Alaska Department of Public Welfare

1945-1953

11/7A

“Alaska’s Health: A Survey Report,” The Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh

1954

Part IV. Series 3.  Alaska Department of Health publications, 1943-1977. 0.7 cubic feet.

Box/Folder

Description

Dates

11/8 – 12/2

Alaska's Health newsletters

1943-1960

12/3 – 12/4

Alaska's Health and Welfare

1961-1970

12/5

Alaska's Health, Welfare and Corrections

1970

12/6

Alaska's Health and Social Services

1973 February

12/7

Alaska's Health and Social Services Quarterly

1973 June

12/8

Alaska Department of Social Services Quarterly Magazine

1977 Autumn

12/9

ADH Staff News trial copy

1949 December

12/10

San Chat, published by the Association of Editors of Tuberculosis Publications (Seward Sanitarium, Bartlett, Alaska)

1956 February-March

12/11

HSS Quarterly, publication of the Alaska Department of Health & Human Services

1973-1975

12/12

Alaska Native communities health, first aid, and sanitation guides and reports

1953-1991

12/13

Arctic Health Institute report

1949

12/14

Children’s health publications about care for crippled children

 

12/15

Children’s health publications about school sanitation and health

1949-1954

12/16

Children’s health publications for children about health and sanitation

1953-circa 1965

12/17

Children’s health publications for public health nurses

1957

12/18

Manual for Alaska’s Midwives

1951

13/1

Opthalmology and otolaryngology in Alaska brochure

1950

13/2

Pasteurization brochure

undated

13/3

Public health in Alaska (general) booklets

1949-1954

13/4

Sanitation in Alaska booklets and brochures

1946-1959, undated

13/5

Tuberculosis and its prevention teachings guides, brochures, and booklets

1946-1955

Part IV. Series 4.  Alaska Board of Health papers, 1950-1956. 0.15 cubic feet.
This series consists of reports and miscellaneous other items from the Alaska Board of Health, which was the governing body of the Alaska Department of Health.

Box/Folder

Description

Dates

13/6

“First Five Years of the Alaska Board of Health: A Report to the People of Alaska, 1945-1950,” produced by the Division of Health Education of the Alaska Department of Health

1950 July

13/7

“Utilization of Marine Units or Air Transport in Rendering Public Health Services to Isolated Coastal Areas - Territory of Alaska,” a report to the legislature from the Alaska Board of Health

1955 January

13/8

Letter from C. Earl Albrecht to Byron A. Gillam, regarding additional payment of funds for the Cordova Community Hospital

1955 November 14

13/9

Alaska Board of Health meeting, Anchorage, Alaska agenda, exhibit items and minutes

1956 January 6-8

13/10

News releases and resolutions

1956 January

13/11

Alaska shell egg regulations

1956 February 1

 

PART V. UNIVERSITY OF ALASKA PAPERS, 1937-1989. 1.25 cubic feet.

Part V. Series 1.  University of Alaska Board of Regents papers, 1949-1970. 1 cubic foot.

Box/Folder

Description

Dates

13/12

Correspondence, including letters regarding land grant convention in 1952 November

1949-1952

13/13

Correspondence

1953 January-June

13/14

Correspondence

1953 July-December

13/15

Correspondence

1954

13/16

Correspondence – Anchorage Community College

1954 January-March

13/17

Correspondence

1955

13/18

Correspondence

1956 January-July

13/19

Correspondence

1956 August-December

13/20

Correspondence

1957-1964

14/1 – 14/13

Minutes, agenda, and agenda items

1953-1957

14/14

Executive committee meeting minutes

1953-1955

15/1

Agreements and resolutions issues by the Board of Regents

1954-1956

15/2

Alaska state legislative bills regarding the University of Alaska

1954-1955

15/3

Proposals regarding the Arctic Research Laboratory at Point Barrow and the Mount Wrangell Inter-University Research Observatory

1953-1955

15/4

Reports, including progress reports, information reports, interim reports, and reports on student evaluations, faculty matters, Mount Wrangell Inter-University Research Observatory, and community colleges within the University of Alaska

1952-1970

15/5

University of Alaska budget documents and correspondence, including operating, construction, and department heads’ budgets and budget requests

1951-1953

15/6 – 15/7

Press releases

1953-1958

Part V. Series 2. Terris Moore papers, 1954-1982. 0.15 cubic feet.
This series consists of historical materials and drafts of book chapters regarding Neil Davis's book, On College Hill, a history of the University of Alaska Fairbanks. Included are transcripts of interviews of C. Earl Albrecht from 1981 and 1989.

Box/Folder

Description

Dates

15/8

“Notes for a University of Alaska Historian Concerning the UA’s Second Administration: July 1, 1949-October 31, 1953,” by Terris Moore, including Moore’s autobiographical notes

1982 June

15/9

Transcript of interview with C. Earl Albrecht by Charles Keim regarding Terris Moore’s administration at the Unievrsity of Alaska

1982 January 23

15/10

Working outline and drafts of Chapters 11-13 from On College Hill (A Science –Oriented Historical Monograph on the Development of the University of Alaska during Territorial Days), by Neil Davis.  Annotated with comments by C. Earl Albrecht.

1989

15/11

Transcript of C. Earl Albrecht’s tapes with comments recorded for Neil Davis about On College Hill

1989

15/12

Press release regarding Terris Moore’s appointment as director of the University of Maine's Dept. of Industrial Cooperation

1954 January 5

15/12A

Stenographic notebook  kept by C. Earl Albrecht labeled "T.M. Motion, Farewell,” containing notes on Albrecht’s address to Terris Moore

circa 1953

Part V. Series 3. University of Alaska publications, 1955-1969. 0.1 cubic feet

Box/Folder

Description

Dates

15/13

Alaska Agricultural Experiment Station and Agricultural Extension Service publications

1937, 1956

15/14

Alaska Alumnus, newsletter of the University of Alaska Alumni Association (4 issues)

1958-1969

15/15

Alaska Review of Business and Economic Conditions (1 issue)

1968 February

15/16

“A Brief History of the University of Alaska,” by William R. Cashen

1968

15/17

Campus brochures, prospectus, and guides

1955-circa 1968

15/18

Commencement programs

1955, 1964

15/19

“Gifts to the University of Alaska” booklet

1955

15/20

The Good Old Summer Times of the University of Alaska  (2 issues)

1955 July 1 and 8

 

PART VI.  CIRCUMPOLAR HEALTH PAPERS, 1955-1995. 0.9 cubic feet.

Part VI.  Series 1. General correspondence and papers about circumpolar health, 1966-1994.  0.2 cubic feet.

Box/Folder

Description

Dates

16/1

Correspondence

1967-1983

16/2

Correspondence

1984-1994

16/3

Trip to Finland for lecture at the University of Oulu Medical School – Itinerary and newspaper clippings

1967-1968

16/4

Trip to Soviet Union – Circumpolar Health Exchange papers

1979-1987

16/5

Correspondence, narrative description, and information sheet concerning C. Earl Albrecht’s proposal to the John E. Fogarty International Center for Advanced Study in the Health Sciences (National Institutes of Health) to travel to Russia and Northeast Siberia for the purpose of studying the peoples' delivery of health care, specific health problems, and research into human adaptation to northern latitudes

1979-1980

Part VI.  Series 2. Arctic Institute of North America papers, 1955-1969. 0.1 cubic feet.
This series consists of correspondence and other items relating to C. Earl Albrecht and his involvement with the institute. Albrecht was a member of the board of governors of the institute, which sponsored the first International Symposium for Circumpolar Health in 1967.

Box/Folder

Description

Dates

16/6

Correspondence

1955-1969

16/7

Minutes of the Research Committee, Army and Navy Club, Washington, D.C.

1956 November 24

16/8

Arctic Institute of North America field research support application form from William L. Boyd for funds "to study the ecological and taxonomic distribution of marine and terrestrial microorganisms in the area of Point Barrow, Alaska"

undated

Part VI.  Series 3. International Symposia on Circumpolar Health papers, 1966-1993.  0.3 cubic feet.
This series consists of files of correspondence, programs, and other materials from each of nine symposia held from 1967 to 1993. C. Earl Albrecht is a founder of the symposia.

Box/Folder

Description

Dates

16/9

Symposium on Circumpolar Health Related Problems (1967 July 23-28 in Anchorage, Alaska) – Program, news release, report, newspaper clippings, and other materials

1966-1967

16/10

Second International Symposium on Circumpolar Health (1971 June 21-24 in Oulu, Finland) – Program, preliminary information, abstracts of papers, articles presented at the conferences, and C. Earl Albrecht’s planning and meeting notes, opening keynote address, and other papers

1968-1972

16/11

Third International Symposium on Circumpolar Health (1974 July8-11 in Yellownife, Yukon Territories, Canada) – Program, abstracts of papers, and C. Earl Albrecht’s symposium remarks

1974

16/12

IVth International Symposium on Circumpolar Health (1978 October 2-7 in Academic City, Novosibirsk, Siberia) – Program, journal articles by C. Earl Albrecht and others, and map of Soviet Union

1978-1980

16/13

5th International Symposium on Circumpolar Health (1981 August 9-13 in Copenhagen, Denmark) – Programs, abstracts of papers, planning reports, meeting minutes, and lectures, journal articles, and reports by C. Earl Albrecht

1979-1982

17/1 – 17/2

6th International Symposium on Circumpolar Health (1984 May 13-18 at the Sheraton Anchorage Hotel, Anchorage, Alaska) – Programs, announcement, newspaper clippings, journal articles and address by C. Earl Albrecht, and abstracts

1984-1985

17/3

7th International Congress on Circumpolar Health (1987 June 8-12 in Umea, Sweden)—Announcements, program, lists of participants, abstracts of papers, addresses, papers, symposium article, notes, including address by C. Earl Albrecht and article by Robert Fortuine

1987

17/4

8th International Congress on Circumpolar Health (1990 May 20-25 in Whitehorse, Yukon Territories, Canada) – Prospectus, final notice, program, and research bulletin

1989-1990

17/5

IX International Congress on Circumpolar Health; (1993 June 20-25 in Reykjavik, Iceland) – Announcements

1992-1993

Part VI.  Series 4. American Society for Circumpolar Health papers, 1980-1993. 0.2 cubic feet.
This series consists of correspondence, drafts of constitutions, meeting minutes, and other materials concerning the society. It also contains a file on the Albrecht/Milan Foundation, founded by the society in 1990.

Box/Folder

Description

Dates

17/6

Correspondence

1980-1993

17/7

Constitutions and amendments

1980, 1993

17/8

Minutes: Annual meetings

1980, 1982

17/9

Minutes and/or agenda: Executive board meetings

1986-1987

17/10

Minutes and/or agenda: Board of directors meetings

1984-1993

17/11

1992 November 18 annual meeting papers, including minutes, reports, a list society officers, and comments on a draft working paper concerning a Human Health Subprogram of the Arctic Monitoring and Assessment Program under the Arctic Environment Protection Stategy

1991-1992

17/12

Other papers -- “The American Society for Circumpolar Health: A Brief History” pamphlet, articles from Alaska Medicine, American Society for Circumpolar Health News newsletter, lists of officers and members, candidate information for society officers, and statement of purposes

1984-1995

17/13

Albrecht/Milan Foundation papers

1991

Part VI.  Series 5. International Union for Circumpolar Health papers, 1983-1991. 0.1 cubic feet.

Box/Folder

Description

Dates

17/14

Correspondence, statutes, meeting minutes, press releases, brochures, position announcements, legislative bills, and papers relating to “Circumpolar Journal” and the first meeting of the IUCH in Stockholm, Sweden, 1986 March 18-19 and General Assembly on 1987 June 11

1983-1991

 

PART VII. HEALTH-REALTED SUBJECT FILES, 1934-1989. 0.8 cubic feet.
This part of the collection consists of subject files kept by C. Earl Albrecht that relate to various aspects of his public health work both in Alaska and American Samoa. It contains correspondence, reports, legislative acts and bills, publications, and other papers relating to alcohol abuse, prostitution, tuberculosis, and legislative acts supporting mental health services in Alaska, as well as papers documenting Albrecht’s Albrecht's trip to American Samoa in November 1964 to January 1965 as a consultant in the design of the new hospital on the island of Pago Pago.  Arranged alphabetically by subject.

Box/Folder

Description

Dates

18/1

Alcohol abuse – “Executive Summary: Descriptive Analysis of the Impact of Alcoholism and Alcohol Abuse in Alaska, 1975, Final Report,” prepared by Analysis of Alcohol Problems Project, Dennis Kelso, Ph.D., Project Director

1977 November

18/2

Alcohol abuse – Correspondence

1980-1984

18/3

Alcohol abuse – Articles and papers by C. Earl Albrecht

1980-1982

18/4

Alcohol abuse – “Alcohol Abuse in Rural Alaska: 1980 Study - Bethel Alaska,” prepared by C. Earl Albrecht

1981 February

18/5

Alcohol abuse – Appendix to “Alcohol Abuse in Rural Alaska: 1980 Study - Bethel Alaska”

1981

18/6

“Alcohol Abuse in Rural Alaska: 1980 Study - Barrow, Alaska,” prepared by C. Earl Albrecht

1981 April

18/7

Alcohol abuse – “Alcohol Abuse in Rural Alaska: 1980-1981 Study - Kotzebue, Alaska, “prepared by C. Earl Albrecht

June 1981

18/8

Alcohol abuse – “Alcohol Abuse in Alaska: Prevention's Time Has Come,” prepared by C. Earl Albrecht

1982 March

18/9

Alcohol abuse – “Alcohol Abuse in Ketchikan,” prepared by C. Earl Albrecht

1982 April

18/10

Alcohol abuse – “Alcohol Abuse in Dillingham,” prepared by C. Earl Albrecht

1981-1982

18/11

Alcohol abuse – “The Alaska Title 4 Alcohol Local Option Law for Municipalities” poster

circa 1981-1982

18/12

Alcohol abuse – State of Alaska report of alcoholic beverages distributed or sold, photocopies of articles and letters to the editor about alcohol in Alaska, and information about liquor licenses in Ketchikan

1981-1982

19/1

American Samoa – Correspondence (includes 1 p. narrative of trip)

1964 January-1966 July

19/2

American Samoa – “Report to the Honorable H. Rex Lee: Plan for Medical Services in the New Hospital,” by C. Earl Albrecht

1964

19/3

American Samoa – American Samoa Daily Bulletin

1964 November-December

19/4

American Samoa – “Information on American Samoa” U.S. Department of the Interior circular, “Fausia Se Samoa Fu: Building A New Samoa: Educational Television in American Samoa, An Investment in Tomorrow” informational packet, map and directory of Pago Pago Bay area, and newspaper clipping about C. Earl Albrecht’s visit

1961-1964

19/5

Conferences and conventions – Papers relating to the Convention of the Alaska Territorial Medical Association(1950 August), Alaskan Science Conference of the National Academy of Sciences (1950 November), Convention of the Alaska Territorial Medical Association (1953 July), conference with Dr. Korff concerning Mount Wrangell Observatory (December 1953),10th Annual Alaska Territorial Medical Association (1955 February-March), 41st Annual Conference on Tuberculosis and Other Respiratory Diseases of the Philadelphia Tuberculosis and Health Association (1964 October), Curbstone Conference at the 14th Annual Health Conference (1965 August), and the 81st Annual Meeting of the Conference of State and Provincial Health Authorities of North America (1967 October)

1950-1967

19/6

Legislative and legal papers – U.S. Senate and House acts and resolutions concerning health services in the Territory of Alaska

1934-1950

19/7

Legislative and legal papers – Alaska territorial and state legislative acts and reports on bills regarding health services in Alaska

1947-1974

19/8

Legislative and legal papers – “Laws of Alaska” pamphlets relating to legislative acts regarding liquor laws and Alcoholic Beverage Control Board, annotated by C. Earl Albrecht

1980

19/9 – 19/10

Legislative and legal papers – Alaska Mental Health Act (H.R. 6376) papers, including reports and correspondence on the need for a mental health hospital in Alaska

1946-1985

19/11

Prostitution and venereal disease – Correspondence, memos, and report regarding brothels in Seward, Alaska

1944-1945

19/12 – 9/14

Tuberculosis control – Reports, articles, papers, newspaper clippings, conference programs, and state budgets regarding control of the disease in Alaska

1938-1989

19/15

Violent Crimes Compensation Board – Correspondence and meeting minutes

1975-1976



PART VIII. OTHER PUBLICATIONS, 1937-1993. 0.5 cubic feet.

Box/Folder

Description

Dates

20/1

Alaska Native Health Board publications

1977

20/2

Alaska Nurses’ Association publications

1956-1977

20/3

Arctic Health Research Center informational report, “Information for Public Health Service Officers Assigned to Alaskan Duty Stations”

1953

20/4

Motive magazine, published by the Ohio Department of Mental Hygiene and Correction

1956-1957

20/5

U.S. Department of the Interior publications

1939-1949

20/6

U.S. Indian Service publication

1953-1993

20/7

U.S. Public Health Service publications

1943-1966

20/8

“Washington News-Letter,” written by Mary Lee Council, secretary to E. L. (Bob) Bartlett, delegate in Congress from Alaska

1950-1957

20/9

Other Alaska health-related publications

1947-1963

20/10

Publications relating to Pennsylvania health topics

1958-1966

20/11

Alaska tourist brochures, pamphlets, and reports

1937-1984

 

PART IX. VISUAL MATERIALS, 1906-1991. 2.1 cubic feet.

Part IX.  Series 1. Photographs, 1906-1991.  1.5 cubic feet. 
This series consists of photographs documenting C. Earl Albrecht's life and professional career. Subjects of the photographs include: Matanuska Colony, 183rd Station Hospital at Fort Richardson, Alaska Department of Health, University of Alaska Board of Regents, Ohio Department of Hygiene and Correction, Pennsylvania Department of Health, Matanuska Colony reunions, circumpolar health meetings, and the Albrecht family.

Box/Folder

Description

Dates

22/1, Oversize box 21

Matanuska Colony – Early photographs of Palmer, Alaska

1931-1991

22/2

Matanuska Colony – Photographs of Matanuska Valley Hospital in Palmer taken by Ordway Photo Shop

circa 1936

22/3

Matanuska Colony – Photographs taken by Hewitt’s Photo Shop

1935-1937

22/4

Matanuska Colony – Photographs of C. Earl Albrecht at Matanuska Valley Hospital

1935-1951

22/5

Matanuska Colony – Other photographs of Palmer and the Matanuska Valley Colony

1935-1939

22/6

183rd Station Hospital, Fort Richardson – Photographs taken by the Army Signal Corps

1944

22/7

183rd Station Hospital, Fort Richardson – Photographs of Olivia DeHavilland’s visit to Fort Richardson, hospital, and C. Earl Albrecht’s home

circa 1944

22/8

183rd Station Hospital, Fort Richardson – Photographs of C. Earl Albrecht at the hospital

1943

23/1

Alaska Department of Health – M.S. Hygiene photographs

circa 1948

23/2

Alaska Department of Health – Photographs of Mobile Health Units

circa 1945-1956

23/3

Alaska Department of Health – Photographs of Seward Sanitarium

circa 1945-1956

23/4

Alaska Department of Health – Photographs of Mount Edgecumbe Medical Center, Sitka, Alaska

circa 1945-1956

23/5

Alaska Department of Health – Photographs of General Dwight D. Eisenhower’s visit to Alaska

1947 August

23/6

Alaska Department of Health – Photographs of Parran Health Survey Team

1952

23/7

Alaska Department of Health – Photographs by J. Malcolm Greany

circa 1945-1956

23/8

Alaska Department of Health – Other photographs

circa 1945-1956

23/9

University of Alaska Board of Regents photographs

1949-1955

24/1

Ohio Department of Mental Hygiene and Correction photographs

circa 1956-1957

24/2

Pennsylvania Department of Health photographs

circa 1958-1963

24/3

Selective Service Company, Pennsylvania Army National Guard photographs

1965

24/4

Photographs of C. Earl Albrecht’s visit to the University of Alaska Fairbanks to deliver commencement address

1964 May

24/5

Photographs of Matanuska Colony reunion and C. Earl Albrecht’s 80th birthday party

1978-1985

25/1

Photographs relating to circumpolar health

1967-1991

25/2, Oversize box 21

Other personal and family photographs

1906-1991

25/3

Postcards

circa 1940s-1978

26/1 – 27/7, Box 28

35mm film negatives, film positives, contact sheets, and contact prints of C. Earl Albrecht’s trip from Pennsylvania to the Matanuska Colony in 1935, life in Palmer and the surrounding area from 1935-1938, and a trip outside Alaska circa 1950

1935-1950

27/8

Color slides taken by C. Earl Albrecht of hunting, fishing, travel, and vacations in Alaska, his service as health commissioner for Alaska and with the board of regents of the University of Alaska, and trips to Denmark and Finland concerning circumpolar health matters

1942-1975

Part IX.  Series 2. Motion picture films, circa 1939-1977.  0.6 cubic feet.
This series consists of C. Earl Albrecht's personal travel and home movie footage from Alaska.

Box/Folder

Description

Dates

Box 28

Film 1: Jane and Jack Albrecht (16mm color film).  Also on video cassette and digital video cassette.

Circa 1939-1943

Box 28

Film 2: Juneau, Haines, Matanuska Valley, Kenai Peninsula, Fairbanks, University of Alaska, Point Barrow, and Jane and Jack Albrecht (16mm b&w and color).  Also on video cassette and digital video cassette.

Circa 1944-1948

Box 28

Film 3: “Hunting the Monster” (2 reels of 8mm color film).  Also on video cassette and digital video cassette.

1951

Box 28

Film 4: “Homer, Bushes’ Boat, Margie Fishing” (2 reels of 8mm color film).  Also on video cassette and digital video cassette.

1973 September

Box 28

Film 5: “Alaska Tour #1 plus Alaska Fall and Winter” (1 reel of 8mm color film).  Also on video cassette and digital video cassette.

1977

Box 28

Films 6-8: 3 unidentified 16mm film reels.  May also possibly be audiotapes.

undated