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1964 Alaska earthquake archival collections

Archives & Special Collections has many archival collections that relate to 1964 Alaska earthquake. In alphabetical order by creator. Follow the links to a more complete listing of the collection contents.

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1930s collections

1964 Alaska earthquake 

1989 Exxon Valdez oil spill

Advocacy

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

ANCSA, ANILCA, and D-2

Anthropology

Archives in Alaska

Arctic National Wildlife Refuge

Arctic research

Aviation

Businesses, clubs, and organizations

Canol Pipeline 

Capital move 

Cold War era (1945-1992) 

Communications systems

Cooking and nutrition

Creative writing

Education

Engineering

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 

Hope and Sunrise, Alaska 

Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race

International 

Journalism and broadcasting 

Labor 

Law 

LGBT related collections

Mapping and surveying 

Matanuska Colony 

Medicine and health 

Miners and mining collections

Natural disasters

Non-English language collections

Nursing 

Performing arts

Permanent Fund Dividend

Petroleum and natural gas

Poetry

Railroads

Senior Citizen issues and advocacy

Seward, Alaska

Skiing and mountaineering

Steamships 

Student newspapers, Anchorage Community College and University of Alaska Anchorage

Tourism in Alaska

United States. Coast Guard 

Women’s organizations and women’s issues

World War II in Alaska 

Town of Seward Alaska, taken on Easter Sunday 1964.

Town of Seward Alaska, taken on Easter Sunday 1964. View of overturned railroad locomotive and railroad car at the railroad port facility in Seward. Frank C. Fox photographs, Archives and Special Collections, Consortium Library, University of Alaska Anchorage

Ruth Schmidt measuring a fissure.

Ruth Schmidt measuring a fissure. Ruth Schmidt is measuring a fissure caused by the 1964 Alaska Earthquake. Ruth A.M. Schmidt papers, Archives and Special Collections, Consortium Library, University of Alaska Anchorage.

4th Avenue area

View of damage and debris in downtown Anchorage after the 1964 earthquake. Bob Pendleton slides, Archives and Special Collections, Consortium Library, University of Alaska Anchorage.

Road in Alaska after the 1964 earthquake.

Road in Alaska after the 1964 earthquake. Robert and Wilma Knox papers, Archives and Special Collections, Consortium Library, University of Alaska Anchorage.

1964 Alaska earthquake collections

Follow the links to collection descriptions and inventories for collections relating to the 1964 earthquake in Alaska. You can keyword search all of our collection descriptions and inventories by using the search box available at the top of each page.

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