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Alaskan leadership collections: Leadership

Guide to collections in Archives and Special Collections that represent leadership

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1930s collections

1964 Alaska earthquake 

1989 Exxon Valdez oil spill


African American history in Alaska

Alaska before 1900

Alaska Constitutional Convention and statehood

Alaska Highway construction

Alaska Native collections

Alaska state legislators and legislation 

Alaskan leadership 

Anchorage charter commissions

Anchorage history 

Anchorage Winter Olympics bids



Archives in Alaska

Arctic National Wildlife Refuge

Arctic research


Birding and bird conservation

Businesses, clubs, and organizations

Canol Pipeline 

Capital move 

Christianity in Alaska

Cold War era (1945-1992) 

Communications systems

Cooking and nutrition

Creative writing



Fairbanks, Alaska

Fine arts

Fishing, fisheries, and canneries

Fur Rendezvous

Fur trading, trapping, and farming

Gardening and botany

Geography and environmental studies

Geology related

Gold rush

Governors of Alaska

Greenspace collections

Hatcher Pass area 

Homer, Alaska

Hope and Sunrise, Alaska 

Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race


Jesse Lee Home

Journalism and broadcasting 



LGBT related collections

Mapping and surveying 

Matanuska Colony 

Medicine and health 

Miners and mining collections

Natural disasters

Non-English language collections


Performing arts

Permanent Fund Dividend

Petroleum and natural gas



Senior Citizen issues and advocacy

Seward, Alaska

Skiing and mountaineering


Student newspapers, Anchorage Community College and University of Alaska Anchorage

Tourism in Alaska

United States. Air Force

United States. Coast Guard 

Women’s organizations and women’s issues

World War II in Alaska 

Leadership in Alaska

Definitions and practice of leadership often depend on context. This guide is not meant to be a comprehensive listing of all of the collections in Archives and Special Collections that have representations or documentation of leadership, nor is it meant to label individuals or organizations as leaders, but may provide some starting points for those interested in researching Alaskan leaders and leadership activities as represented in our collections. If you are searching for a specific individual, organization, or leadership context and do not see it reflected in this guide, please use the keyword search box to search all of the Archives' collection guides or contact us for more assistance with your search.

For more information about researching our collections whatever your topic, please see our guide to researching collections at the UAA/APU Consortium Library. For more general archival research strategies (not just limited to our holdings), please see our guide to doing archival research. If you need any assistance with navigating our collection guides or finding out more about the Archives and what is available through us, please contact us.

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