Resources for Alaska Newspapers
Libraries and Archives
- 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
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.