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== History ==
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== History ==
  
==== Collective Naturalization ====
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==== Collective Naturalization ====
  
Residents of [[Alaska|Alaska]] became citizens of the United States when Alaska was purchased in 1867 from Russia.  
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Residents of Alaska became citizens of the United States when Alaska was purchased in 1867 from Russia. see [http://www.archives.state.ak.us/pdfs/collection_guides/naturalization_records_guide.pdf Guide to Alaska Naturalization Records, 1888-1972.]
  
==== Judicial Districts ====
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==== Judicial Districts ====
  
 
Naturalization records for those arriving later have been filed in the judicial districts. Records for some of the districts, 1884 to 1959, are at the Alaska State Archives.  
 
Naturalization records for those arriving later have been filed in the judicial districts. Records for some of the districts, 1884 to 1959, are at the Alaska State Archives.  
  
==== Territorial Records ====
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==== Territorial Records ====
  
 
Old territorial records of Fairbanks, Juneau, and Nome have been transferred to the superior court.  
 
Old territorial records of Fairbanks, Juneau, and Nome have been transferred to the superior court.  
  
==== Family History Library ====
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==== Family History Library ====
  
The Family History Library has not acquired naturalization records for Alaska. The library does have two indexes for naturalization records in Alaska.  
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The Family History Library has not acquired naturalization records for Alaska. The library does have two indexes for naturalization records in Alaska.
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*Bruce R. Parham, Tom Wiltsey, Diana Kodiak and Alaska District Court, ''Indexes to naturalization records of the U.S. District Court for the district, territory & state of Alaska (Third division), 1903-1991'' (Seattle, Washington : NARA, Pacific Alaska Region, 1997) {{FHL|737908|item|disp=FHL films 2155623 (first of 22)}}
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*Bruce R. Parham, Tom Wiltsey, Diana Kodiak and Alaska District Court, ''Indexes to naturalization records of the U.S. District Court for the District Territory and state of Alaska (Third Division) : National Archives microfilm publications pamphlet describing M1788'' (Washington D.C. : NARA, 1996) {{FHL|1360752|item|disp=FHL book 973 J53m no. 1788}}
  
==== Post 1906 Records ====
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==== Post 1906 Records ====
  
For naturalization records after September 1906, contact the National Archives—Alaska Region at http://www.archives.state.ak.us/&nbsp;&nbsp;or the local office of the Immigration and Naturalization Service.<br>  
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For naturalization records after September 1906, contact the National Archives—Alaska Region at http://www.archives.state.ak.us/&nbsp;&nbsp;or the local office of the Immigration and Naturalization Service.  
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=== Index  ===
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Index represents over 6,000 files created in the courts of Juneau, Petersburg, Skagway, Wrangell, Nome and Cordova. Indexed records include Declarations of Intention, Petitions for Naturalization, Fact Sheets for Declarations and Petitions, Depositions in Support of Petitions, Certificates of Naturalization, lists of applicants for admission to citizenship and Native Alaskans citizenship case files. Index is arranged alphabetically by last, first, AKA (also known as) names and includes country of origin, date of application, applicant's residence and occupation, judicial precinct, record type, case number and archival location. [http://www.archives.state.ak.us/pdfs/collection_guides/naturalization_records.pdf Alaska Naturalization Index 1888-1972.]
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== References  ==
 
== References  ==
  
''[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/Search/Rg/frameset_rg.asp?Dest=G1&Aid=&Gid=&Lid=&Sid=&Did=&Juris1=&Event=&Year=&Gloss=&Sub=&Tab=&Entry=&Guide=Alaska.ASP Alaska Research Outline].'' Salt Lake City, Utah: Intellectual Reserve, Inc., Family History Department,1998, 2001.  
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''Alaska Research Outline.'' Salt Lake City, Utah: Intellectual Reserve, Inc., Family History Department,1998, 2001.  
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Revision as of 17:52, 8 June 2012

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Contents

History

Collective Naturalization

Residents of Alaska became citizens of the United States when Alaska was purchased in 1867 from Russia. see Guide to Alaska Naturalization Records, 1888-1972.

Judicial Districts

Naturalization records for those arriving later have been filed in the judicial districts. Records for some of the districts, 1884 to 1959, are at the Alaska State Archives.

Territorial Records

Old territorial records of Fairbanks, Juneau, and Nome have been transferred to the superior court.

Family History Library

The Family History Library has not acquired naturalization records for Alaska. The library does have two indexes for naturalization records in Alaska.

  • Bruce R. Parham, Tom Wiltsey, Diana Kodiak and Alaska District Court, Indexes to naturalization records of the U.S. District Court for the district, territory & state of Alaska (Third division), 1903-1991 (Seattle, Washington : NARA, Pacific Alaska Region, 1997) FHL films 2155623 (first of 22)
  • Bruce R. Parham, Tom Wiltsey, Diana Kodiak and Alaska District Court, Indexes to naturalization records of the U.S. District Court for the District Territory and state of Alaska (Third Division) : National Archives microfilm publications pamphlet describing M1788 (Washington D.C. : NARA, 1996) FHL book 973 J53m no. 1788

Post 1906 Records

For naturalization records after September 1906, contact the National Archives—Alaska Region at http://www.archives.state.ak.us/  or the local office of the Immigration and Naturalization Service.

Index

Index represents over 6,000 files created in the courts of Juneau, Petersburg, Skagway, Wrangell, Nome and Cordova. Indexed records include Declarations of Intention, Petitions for Naturalization, Fact Sheets for Declarations and Petitions, Depositions in Support of Petitions, Certificates of Naturalization, lists of applicants for admission to citizenship and Native Alaskans citizenship case files. Index is arranged alphabetically by last, first, AKA (also known as) names and includes country of origin, date of application, applicant's residence and occupation, judicial precinct, record type, case number and archival location. Alaska Naturalization Index 1888-1972.


References

Alaska Research Outline. Salt Lake City, Utah: Intellectual Reserve, Inc., Family History Department,1998, 2001.