Abstract: Alaska Communications Systems Group, Inc.. The Group's principal activities are to provide local telephone, wireless, Internet, interexchange network and other services to its retail consumer and business customers and wholesale customers in the State of Alaska through its telecommunications subsidiaries. The Group operates in four segments: Local telephone, Wireless, Internet and Interexchange. The collection contains articles, maps, and photographs related to the communications system and its implementation, incuding mapping of land lines.
Abstract: The University of Denver was a participant in the Urban Observatory, a collaboration of city officials and colleges and universities to study the research resources and needs of an urban city. The project began in 1970 with support from the National League of Cities and funding from various Federal Agencies. The reports of the project describe the economic and social situation in Denver, studying attitudes of the citizens to various urban problems.
Abstract: Edward Elias Simon was a long-time board member and president of the Jewish Community Center (JCC) from 1967 to 1969. He initiated a development fund during his presidency of the JCC and the new facilities were dedicated in August of 1972. The collection includes material on the expansion project of the JCC, administrative materials, photographs, and newsclippings.
Creator: National Asthma Center (U.S.)
Abstract: The National Asthma Center (NAC) existed under a series of names. It was founded in 1907 by Fannie Lorber as the Denver Sheltering Home for Jewish Children; from 1928-1952, it was called the National Home for Jewish Children in Denver; from 1953-1956, it was the Jewish National Home for Asthmatic Children in Denver; from 1957-1972, it was the Children's Asthma Research Institute and Hospital (CARIH); and from 1973-1977, it became the National Asthma Center. In 1978, it merged with the National Jewish Hospital to become the National Jewish Hospital/National Asthma Center. It started as a residential treatment facility for children with intractable asthma and became a research hospital. The National Asthma Center records include the By-laws, correspondence, memorandums, newspaper clippings, meeting minutes, publications, charts, speeches, financial statements, photographs and miscellaneous materials.
Abstract: The School of Dentistry at the University of Denver began holding classes in 1888. It was operated under an agreement with the Trustees of the University of Denver, Denver, Colorado, but operations and teaching were led by a group of local dentists. The school was one of the first to educate dental nurses. The school closed in 1932 after attempts to acquire state funding failed.