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Some newspapers have been published in [[Portal:Alaska|Alaska]], and a few indexes have been compiled. Major research centers have indexes to early papers from Fairbanks, Seward, and Petersburg. The Family History Library has not collected Alaskan newspapers. The library has ''The Anchorage Times Obituaries Index, 1915-1980'' (Family History Library [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titlefilmnotes&columns=*%2C0%2C0&titleno=405994&disp=Anchorage+Times+obituaries+index++ fiche 6331408-9]).  
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{{Alaska-stub}}''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[United States Newspapers|U.S. Newspapers]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Alaska|Alaska]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Alaska Newspapers|Newspapers]]''
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== History ==
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== Resources for Alaska Newspapers ==
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=== Libraries and Archives ===
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==== Newspaper Directory  ====
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*The [http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/search/titles U.S. Newspaper Directory, 1690-Present] is a national directory from the Library of Congress of over 140,000 newspaper titles. The directory provides a list of libraries from around the country that have the newspapers in their collections.
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*Ancestorhunt.com provides a list of [http://www.ancestorhunt.com/alaska-newspapers.htm Alaska Newspapers] currently being published in the state of Alaska.
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=== Digital Issues Online  ===
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[http://sites.google.com/site/onlinenewspapersite/Home/usa/ak Alaska Online Historical Newspapers] - identifies historical archived and digitized newspapers available online on both free and pay-to-access websites.<br>
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=== Indexes  ===
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Some newspapers have been published in [[Alaska|Alaska]], and a few indexes have been compiled. Major research centers have indexes to early papers from Fairbanks, Seward, and Petersburg. The Family History Library has not collected Alaskan newspapers. The library has ''The Anchorage Times Obituaries Index, 1915-1980'' (Family History Library {{FHL|405994|title-id|disp=fiche 6331408-9}}).  
  
 
The Alaska State Library has created the [http://www.eed.state.ak.us/lam/newspapers.cfm Alaska Newspapers Index].&nbsp; Currently there are 209002 files in the database covering numerous newspapers.  
 
The Alaska State Library has created the [http://www.eed.state.ak.us/lam/newspapers.cfm Alaska Newspapers Index].&nbsp; Currently there are 209002 files in the database covering numerous newspapers.  
  
For Rairbanks newspapers see: ''[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/printing/titledetailsprint.asp?titleno=488816 Index of Births, Deaths, Marriages and Divorces in Fairbanks, Alaska Newspapers, 1903-1930.]'' by Fairbanks Genealogical Society.  
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For Rairbanks newspapers see: ''[https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/show?uri=http%3A%2F%2Fcatalog-search-api%3A8080%2Fwww-catalogapi-webservice%2Fitem%2F488816 Index of Births, Deaths, Marriages and Divorces in Fairbanks, Alaska Newspapers, 1903-1930.]'' by Fairbanks Genealogical Society.
  
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Contents

History

Resources for Alaska Newspapers

Libraries and Archives

Newspaper Directory

  • The U.S. Newspaper Directory, 1690-Present is a national directory from the Library of Congress of over 140,000 newspaper titles. The directory provides a list of libraries from around the country that have the newspapers in their collections.
  • Ancestorhunt.com provides a list of Alaska Newspapers currently being published in the state of Alaska.

Digital Issues Online

Alaska Online Historical Newspapers - identifies historical archived and digitized newspapers available online on both free and pay-to-access websites.

Indexes

Some newspapers have been published in Alaska, and a few indexes have been compiled. Major research centers have indexes to early papers from Fairbanks, Seward, and Petersburg. The Family History Library has not collected Alaskan newspapers. The library has The Anchorage Times Obituaries Index, 1915-1980 (Family History Library fiche 6331408-9).

The Alaska State Library has created the Alaska Newspapers Index.  Currently there are 209002 files in the database covering numerous newspapers.

For Rairbanks newspapers see: Index of Births, Deaths, Marriages and Divorces in Fairbanks, Alaska Newspapers, 1903-1930. by Fairbanks Genealogical Society.

Web Sites

http://www.usnpl.com/aknews.php

http://www.world-newspapers.com/alaska.html

http://www.newslink.org/aknews.html

http://library.state.ak.us/hist/newspaper/news.html

http://www.ancestorhunt.com/alaska_newspaper_obituaries.htm