Alaska's libraries include plenty of audio, visual, and written material about Dr. Albrecht and the history of health care in Alaska. Visit your local library or go online to see what's available in holdings all over the state. Take these simple steps:
- Access SLED (State Library Electronic Doorway) at http://sled.alaska.edu/library.html.
- Click on the listing for ALNCat (the Alaska Library Network Catalog) to view the Basic Search window. Go to the Keyword field, and type in ALBRECHT ALASKA or PUBLIC HEALTH HISTORY ALASKA.
Albrecht, C. Earl. "Public Health in Alaska-United States Frontier." American Journal of Public Health, Nations Health 1952 42: 694-698. Scanned copy of the text: http://www.pubmedcentral.nih.gov/articlerender.fcgi?artid=1526216
Albrecht, C. Earl. Tuberculosis in Alaska. Report. Part I: Tuberculosis in Alaska. Part II: Hospital Needs in Alaska (Non-Military) and Congressional Legislation Pertinent to Alaska Health Programs, 1940-1949?
Fortuine, Robert. "C. Earl Albrecht and the Struggle against Tuberculosis in Alaska." International Journal of Circumpolar Health 1998; 57 Suppl 1:237-41.
Fortuine, Robert. Chills and Fever: Health and Disease in the Early History of Alaska. Fairbanks, Alaska: University of Alaska Press, 1989.
Jordan, Nancy. Frontier Physician: The Life and Legacy of Dr. C. Earl Albrecht. Fairbanks, Alaska: Epicenter Press, 1996.
Albrecht Reports on Alcohol Abuse in Alaska:
Albrecht, C. Earl and Margery Albrecht. Alcohol Abuse in Rural Alaska: 1980 Study, Bethel, Alaska. Juneau, Alaska: State Office of Alcoholism, Department of Health and Social Services, State of Alaska, 1981.
Albrecht, C. Earl and Margery Albrecht. 1980 Study, Barrow, Alaska. Juneau, Alaska: State Office of Alcoholism, Department of Health and Social Services, State of Alaska, 1981.
Albrecht, C. Earl, Eileen Goggans, and Margery Albrecht. Alcohol Abuse in Alaska: Prevention's Time Has Come. Juneau, Alaska: State Office of Alcoholism, Department of Health and Social Services, State of Alaska, 1982.
Albrecht, C. Earl, Eileen Goggans, Elaine H. Boyer, and Margery Albrecht. Alcohol Abuse in Nome. Juneau, Alaska: State Office of Alcoholism, Department of Health and Social Services, State of Alaska, 1982.
Albrecht, C. Earl, Eileen Goggans, Elaine H. Boyer, and Margery Albrecht. Alcohol Abuse in Ketchikan. Juneau, Alaska: State Office of Alcoholism, Department of Health and Social Services, State of Alaska, 1982.
Public Health in Alaska, U.S. Frontier. Presented by C. Earl. Albrecht at the 79th Annual Meeting, American Public Health Association, November 1, 1951. University of Alaska Fairbanks, Elmer Rasmuson Library.
C. Earl Albrecht Papers, 1931-1993. University of Alaska Anchorage. The collection consists of papers and publications documenting Dr. Albrecht's career in medicine and public health administration, primarily in Alaska. It is divided into nine parts: Personal Papers; the Matanuska Colony; 183rd Station Hospital; Alaska Department of Health; University of Alaska, Board of Regents and related papers; circumpolar health-related papers; health-related subject files; publications; and visual materials. The personal papers include biographical materials, correspondence, speeches, testimony, and professional articles and papers. The health-related subject files include materials on alcohol abuse, American Samoa, conferences and conventions, legislation, prostitution and venereal disease, tuberculosis, and the Violent Crimes Compensation Board. The visual materials consist of photographs, postcards, filmstrips, color photographic slides, and 8mm and 16mm motion picture film. Subject matter of the visual materials includes the Matanuska Colony, the 183rd Station Hospital at Fort Richardson during World War II, Albrecht's tenure as Commissioner of Health in Alaska, the University of Alaska Board of Regents, Albrecht's tenures as Assistant Director of the Ohio Department of Mental Hygiene and Correction and as Deputy Secretary of the Pennsylvania Department of Health, and International Circumpolar Health meetings.
Elaine Schwinge Journals, 1946-1996. University of Alaska Anchorage. The collection consists of a copy of Dr. Elaine Schwinge's journals from her service in the Alaska Territorial Department of Health from 1946 to 1950. The journals are divided by year and include diary and journal entries, narrative reports, correspondence, articles, stories, photographs, and other selected documents. Elaine Schwinge, M.D., served as a field physician for the Alaska Territorial Department of Health under health commissioner C. Earl Albrecht from 1946 to 1950. She served on the Mobile Health Unit, the ship M.S. Hygiene, the BCG (tuberculosis vaccine) Program, and the Alaska Native Service Hospital in Bethel. Schwinge received her Master of Public Health degree from the University of Michigan in 1948. She later worked in psychiatry for the United States Public Health Service, the National Institute for Mental Health, and the state of Pennsylvania.
Medicine in Alaska, Kenneth George Kastella, 1982-83. Alaska State Library; University of Alaska Anchorage. Collection includes typescripts of interview with 14 men associated with health care in Alaska; also includes introductory material. Interviewees include: C. Earl Albrecht, Vernon Cates, Robert Fraser, Milo Fritz, George Hale, Lloyd Hines, James Lundquist, Asa Martin, Philip Moore, Francis Phillips, Howard Romig, Joseph Rude, Robert Wilkins, and Arthur Wilson.
C. Earl Albrecht Papers, 1905-1997. University of Alaska Anchorage. The collection contains the papers and publications documenting Dr. Albrecht's career in medicine and public health administration, primarily in Alaska. Part I, Series 4, consists of Albrecht's personal color and black-and-white motion picture film of his family and various locations in Alaska (5 reels, 16mm, 1,425 feet; 5 reels, 8mm, 585 feet; 2 VHS cassette reference tapes; 2 MiniDV master tapes).
Alaska Historical Commission Studies in History, No. 212, Science Series, 1986. University of Alaska Anchorage. Sound recordings in two cassettes of radio programs produced at KUAC-FM, Fairbanks, Alaska. Based on oral histories of Alaskan scientists, the original scripts were researched and written by Dan O'Neill, with the assistance of the Alaska Polar Regions Department of the University of Alaska Fairbanks. The project was funded by the Alaska Historical Commission. Interviewees include: Leslie A. Viereck, C. Earl Albrecht, Gunter Weller, Syun-Ichi Akasofu, T. Neil Davis, David M. Hickok, Robert B. Forbes, and David R. Klein.