Tuzzy Consortium Library David Ongley Archives

Collection NSHE - North Slope Higher Education Center/NACADA Records

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North Slope Higher Education Center/NACADA Records


  • 1979 - 1993 (Creation)

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Extent and medium

1 file drawer containing 145 folders, and 3 boxes containing 71 videocassette and 13 U-Matic tapes.

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Archival history

This collection of records was created by North Slope Higher Education Center. This organization became Sivunmun Iḷisaġvik College in 1991 and later Iḷisaġvik College in 1995. Initial batch of records remained in the possession of Iḷisaġvik College Records Office until they were transferred to Tuzzy Consortium Library in 2000. Second batch of records in the possession of Iḷisaġvik College Records Office until they were transferred to Tuzzy Consortium Library in 2017.

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

Iḷisaġvik College

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Scope and content

Series 01 contains 145 folders. Document types include articles, memos, Memorandums of Agreement, course catalogs, registration packets, correspondence pertaining to the history of the College, the College's application for membership to the American Indian Higher Education Consortium, Community College Candidacy, Higher Education in Rural Alaska, and the Inupiat Language and Culture Program, establishment of Higbee Library ( Tuzzy Consortium Library).

Series 02 contains three boxes of Audiovisual Material. Document types include 71 videocassette and 13 U-Matic tapes. Topics range from Inupiat Language and Culture Program, NSB Health & Social Services Profiles & Perspectives video series to video coverage of NSB fire department trying to save a burning structure, to two videos covering a disaster drill.

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The folders and videos are arranged in original order as received.

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Language of material

  • English

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Physical characteristics and technical requirements

Files and papers are in good condition. Folders are standard paper file folders, not acid free. VHS material appear to be in good condition. U-Matic material is giving off an odor indicative of potential degradation. Audiovisual material has not been played so as to assess potential audio or video track loss.

Finding aids

Folder list may be found on shared drive S:\ARCHIVES\Folder Lists\NACADA North Slope Higher Education archives_folder_list.xls

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Series 01
Rare Book Room
File Cabinet 3
Drawer 3

Series 02
Rare Book Room
Row 2
Shelves 1 & 2

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Dates of creation revision deletion

Created by Christie Burke 2/29/2016; Revised by Jason Russell 08/02/2017


  • English



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