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Archives and Libraries

The archives, libraries, and societies listed below have collections or services helpful to genealogical researchers.

Wiki Articles on Major Repositories in Alaska

Suzallo and Allen Library, Univ. of Washington · Alaska State Archives · Alaska State Library · University of Alaska, Anchorage · University of Alaska, Fairbanks · Anchorage Municipal Library · National Archives at Seattle · Family History Library · Klondike Gold Rush National Historic Park Seattle · Library and Archives Branch Whitehorse, YT · Quesnel and District Museum, Quesnel, BC

Archives

Libraries

  • Alaska State Library
    Alaska Historical Collections
    State Office Building
    P.O. Box 110571
    Juneau, AK 99811-0571
    Telephone: 907-465-2910
    Fax: 907-465-2665
  • University of Alaska, Fairbanks
    Elmer E. Rasmuson Library
    310 Tanana Drive
    Fairbanks, AK 99775-6800
    Telephone: 907-474-7224
    Fax: 907-474-6841
    Mailing address:
    P.O. Box 756800
    Fairbanks, AK 99775-6800

Societies

  • Genealogical Society of Southeastern Alaska
    P.O. Box 6313
    Ketchikan, AK 99901
  • Alaska Historical Society
    P.O. Box 100299
    Anchorage, AK 99510-0299
    Telephone: 907-276-1596
    Fax: 907-276-1596

Alaska Online Collections

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Links to online databases and indexes that may include vital records, biographies, cemeteries, censuses, histories, immigration records, land records, maps, military records, naturalizations, newspapers, obituaries, or probate records.


Two helpful guides to Alaska records are:

  • Ulibarri, George S. Documenting Alaskan History: Guide to Federal Archives Relating to Alaska. Fairbanks, Alaska: University of Alaska Press, 1982. FHL fiche 6101864; book 979.8 A3u
  • University of Washington (Seattle) Library. The Dictionary Catalog of the Pacific Northwest Collection of the University of Washington (Seattle) Libraries. Six Volumes. Boston, Massachusetts: G.K. Hall and Company, 1972. FHL books 979.7 A3w v. 1 – 6