Dirk Tordoff, founder of Alaska Film Archives and author of Mercy pilot : the Joe Crosson story, is giving 3 mini-lectures on the first flights in Alaska that took place 100 years ago. He will discuss the people involved with getting the planes to Alaska, their roles in aviation and what they did after that historic July in 1913.
Takes place at the UAF Aviation Technology Hangar, East Ramp, 3504 South University Avenue on Saturday May 18, 2013.
Mini-lectures about 15 minutes at 10 am, 11:40 am & 1:20 pm
For more information visit Fairbanks International Airport Operators Council Facebook’s page.
The research room will be closed from 11 am to 1:30 pm for the Staff Appreciation Day lunch on May 15. We apologize for the inconvenience and thank you for your patience!
Check out this site by the Library of Congress. It offers many resources on preserving your family treasures.
Check out the National Archives’ tips on preserving your family papers!
April 21-27, 2013 is Preservation Week! Celebrate Preservation Week by checking out resources provided on this blog and on the library’s Facebook page.
Check out this list of comprehensive resources for Preservation Week, provided by the American Library Association.
April 21-27, 2013 is Preservation Week! Keep an eye on this blog and Rasmuson Library’s Facebook page for preservation tips & information!
Assistant Archivist, Charles Hilton, is the recipient of the Northwest Archivists Professional Development Scholarship for 2013. This award will help fund his trip to the Western Archives Institute this summer from July 7th through the 19th.
The Western Archives Institute is a rigorous two week program providing instruction in basic archival practices co–sponsored by the Society of California Archivists and the California State Archives. Charles will be learning more about reference and access, outreach programs, and processing collections.
Way to go Charles!
Check out the Fairbanks Winter Carnival exhibits on level 2. Exhibit case and display board feature reproductions from collections available on the Alaska Digital Archives. The display case in the research room contains original material!