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Governors of Alaska, archival collections

Collections held by Archives & Special Collections from Governors of Alaska.

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1964 Alaska earthquake collections

1989 Exxon Valdez oil spill collections

Advocacy collections

African American history in Alaska collections

Alaska before 1900

Alaska Constitutional Convention and statehood collections

Alaska Highway construction collections

Alaska Native collections

Alaska state legislators and legislation collections

Alaskan leadership collections

Anchorage charter commissions collections

Anchorage history collections

Anchorage winter Olympics bids

ANCSA, ANILCA, and D-2 collections

Anthropology collections

Archives in Alaska

Arctic National Wildlife Refuge collections

Arctic research collections

Aviation collections

Businesses, clubs, and organizations

Canol Pipeline collections

Capital move collections

Cold War era (1945-1992) collections

Communications systems

Creative writing collections

Education collections

Engineering collections

Fine arts collections

Fishing, fisheries, and canneries collections

Fur Rendezvous related collections

Fur trading, trapping, and farming

Gardening and botany collections

Geography and environmental studies collections

Geology related collections

Gold rush collections

Governors of Alaska

Greenspace collections

Hatcher Pass area collections

Hope and Sunrise, Alaska related collections

Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race related collections

International collections

Journalism and broadcasting 

Labor collections

Law related collections

LGBT related collections

Mapping and surveying collections

Matanuska Colony collections

Medicine and health collections

Miners and mining collections

Natural disasters

Non-English language collections

Nursing collections

Performing arts collections

Permanent Fund Dividend

Petroleum and natural gas related collections

Poetry collections


Senior Citizen Issues and Advocacy

Seward, Alaska related collections

Skiing and mountaineering collections

Steamship related collections

Student newspapers, Anchorage Community College and University of Alaska Anchorage

Tourism in Alaska

United States. Coast Guard related collections

Women’s organizations and women’s issues collections

World War II in Alaska collections

The 1930s collections


Governors of Alaska collections

These are collections of papers created by former Governors of Alaska held by Archives and Special Collections. These individuals may be reflected in archival collections created by other individuals or organizations that are not listed here. For a more comprehensive search of ASC's archival materials relating to a specific person, please keyword search that individual's name from the main Archives webpage.

These collections may have only limited amounts of official gubernatorial records as the official papers of the Office of the Governor are typically transferred to the Alaska State Archives.

Alfred P. Swineford, Governor of the Territory of Alaska, 1885-1889.

George A. Parks, Governor of the Territory of Alaska, 1925-1933.

George A. Parks photographs, 1925-1931. HMC-0892. Six press photographs of the Alaska territorial governor.

Walter J. Hickel, Governor of Alaska, 1966-1969, 1990-1994.

  • Walter J. Hickel papers; 1950-2010. HMC-0660. Papers of a former U.S. Secretary of the Interior, two-time Alaska Governor, and businessman who was very involved in northern regions public policy development.

Jay S. Hammond, Governor of Alaska, 1974-1982.

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