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Guide to the Maxine Reed papers
1900-1994

Collection number: HMC-0443.
Creator: Reed, Maxine.
Title: Maxine Reed papers.
Dates: 1900-1994.
Volume of collection: 0.2 cubic feet. 
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Collection summary: Papers primarily related to the Greater Anchorage Area Borough Consumers Commission.

Biographical note:
Maxine Reed was is a prominent member of the Anchorage community and the wife of Frank Reed, Sr. She was a member of the Greater Anchorage Area Borough (GAAB) Consumers Commission (1971-1972).

Collection description:
The collection consists of papers relating to Maxine Reed and to her work on the GAAB Consumers Commission. Included are a few personal papers, Consumers Commission records, and photographs.

Arrangement: The collection is divided into three series:
Series 1: Personal papers.
Series 2: GAAB Consumers Commission records
Series 3: Photographs

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

Rights note: Archives does not own copyright to the materials in this collection.

Preferred citation: Maxine Reed papers, Archives and Special Collections, Consortium Library, University of Alaska Anchorage.

Related materials: Archives also holds the papers of Maxine Reed's husband: Frank Reed.

Acquisition note: The collection was given to the Archives as part of the Frank Reed papers in 1994.

Processing information: This collection was arranged and described by Michele Wellck in 1996. The collection guide was reformatted to meet current standards by Arlene Schmuland in 2013. Clippings and published materials were removed from the collection at that time. For a list of removed items, please contact the Archives.

Container list:
Series 1: Personal papers; 1930-1982. 0.05 cubic feet.

Box/
Folder

Description

Date

1/1

Letter to Maxine Reed from Fred and Elizabeth Schiller

1930 March 4

1/2

Anchorage Woman's Club memorial for Lucy Cuddy written by Maxine Reed

1982 April

1/3

Letter to Maxine Reed from Land for Alaskans

1978

Series 2: Greater Anchorage Area Borough. Consumers Commission records; 1971-1994. 0.1 cubic feet.

Box/
Folder

Description

Dates

1/4

Minutes and agendas

1971 June-1972 May

1/5

Correspondence and memos

1971-1972

1/6

Testimony to Assembly about consumer protection

1972 February 7

 

Maxine Reed's collection of Commission historical papers

1970-1972, 1993-1994

Series 3: Photographs; 1900-1958. 0.05 cubic feet.
Descriptions taken from captions where available.

Box/
Folder

Item

Description

Date

OSF1

1

"Legion Revue of 1922. Empress Theatre, Anchorage, Alaska. April 5th-6th 1923." Logemann, Anchorage, Alaska.

1923

1/7

2

"Tent City, Palmer Colony" (aerial photo)

1935

1/7

3

"Wasilla, Alaska-Wasilla Lake on left, Lake Lucille on right" (aerial photo)

1935?

1/7

4

"Mt. Susitna, Anchorage"

undated

1/7

5

"Kenai Lake-Seward Division-Gov't Railroad-Oct. 20, 1918"

1918 October 20

1/7

6

Three people in early-20th century automobile

undated

1/7

7

Unknown town

undated

1/7

8-12

Unidentified scenery

undated

1/7

13

People on bridge over river (cyanotype)

undated

1/7

14

"Mountain sheep-McKinley National Park"

undated

1/7

15

Field of purple and white flowers

1958

1/7

16

"Eklutna Lake cabin and visitor" (bear is peeking through window)

undated

1/7

17

"Moonlight on Columbia River" (Mt. St. Helens identified on photo)

1900

1/7

18-19

Rocky seashore

undated