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Primary Source Research

What are primary sources and how can I find them?

Alaska's Digital Archives

A collaborative project between UAF's Polar Regions Collection, Alaska State Library Historical Collection and UAA's Archives and Special Collections.


Gives researchers access to maps, documents and moving picture images which showcase Alaska's history and culture.

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Archives and Special Collections

The Archives and Special Collections facility allows the academic community and community members the opportunity to conduct research with hands-on primary source documents pertaining to Alaska's past and present. 

The facility is open Monday thru Friday 10am to 4pm or by appointment and is located on the third floor of UAA/APU's Consortium Library.  Click here for their website:


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Jennifer McKay
Office Hours:
COE Student Services
PSB 218C
Phone 907-786-1977