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Archives in Alaska

List of archives in Alaska.

Archives and Special Collections, Consortium Library, UAA/APU

Archives and Special Collections at the Consortium Library holds a variety of collections, ranging from the early history of Alaska to more recent times.  We also hold a variety of types of records from manuscript collections, organization's records, and university records.

Contact info:
3211 Providence Drive
Anchorage AK 99508
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Profile & Guides


Archives and Special Collections creates and updates topical guides that list collections related to specific subjects. To learn more about our topical guides, click here.

Alaska Digital Archives

To find photographs, maps, documents, physical objects, audio, and moving images of Alaska online, check out the Alaska Digital Archives.  It holds digitized archival material from all over the state.

Other archives in Alaska

Alaska has many archival organizations. If you are seeking support or assistance with your institution's archival holdings, you may want to start with the Alaska State Historical Records Advisory Board (ASHRAB).

Other archives in the state include:

Alaska and Polar Regions Collections
Rasmuson Library
University of Alaska Fairbanks
Fairbanks, Alaska

Alaska Moving Image Preservation Association
Anchorage, Alaska

Alaska State Archives
Juneau, Alaska

Alaska State Library Historical Collections
Alaska State Library
Juneau, Alaska

Anchorage Museum Library and Archives
Anchorage, Alaska

Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson
Anchorage, Alaska

NARA Pacific Alaska Region (moved to Seattle)
National Archives
Seattle, Washington

Sealaska Heritage Institute
Juneau, Alaska

Many Alaskan museums and libraries also hold archival materials. The best sources for locating those are through Museums Alaska or the Alaska Library Association.