Alaska Lunch

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

Chez Bland

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

You’re Invited to an Open House & Film Screening at the Archives!

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.