Alaska Historical Newspapers

Alaska’s Digital Newspaper Program

The Alaska State Library was awarded a National Endowment for the Humanities and Library of Congress grant for the 2016-2018 cycle of the National Digital Newspaper Program (NDNP). The purpose of the program is to digitally preserve and provide free access to historical newspapers in a searchable online database, Chronicling America. Currently, Alaska has added 9,010 pages to Chronicling America. Available titles are linked below.

For more information & project updates follow us on our blog at akdnp.wordpress.com or Instagram @alaskahistoricalnewspapers. Learn more about the history of the Alaska Newspaper project.

2016-2018 Titles Selected for Digitization

Map of Alaska: Towns with Digitized Newspapers Juneau Douglas City Sitka
  1. Juneau
  2. Douglas City
  3. Sitka
  4. Skagway
    • The Morning Alaskan, 1898-1899
    • The Daily Morning Alaskan, 1899-1904
    • The Daily Alaskan, 1904-1922
  5. Valdez
    • The Alaska Prospector, 1902-1908
    • Valdez Daily Prospector, 1905-1918
  6. Iditarod
    • Iditarod Pioneer, 1910-1919
  7. Cordova
    • Cordova Daily Times, 1914-1922
  8. Seward
    • Seward Gateway, 1904-1905
    • Daily Gateway, 1905
    • Seward Daily Gateway, 1905-1914
    • The Seward Gateway, 1914-1917
    • The Seward Gateway and The Alaska Evening Post, 1917-1918
    • The Seward Gateway Daily Edition, and the Alaska Weekly Post, 1918-1920
    • The Seward Gateway, 1920-1922
  9. Fairbanks
    • The Alaska Citizen, 1910-1917
    • The Daily Alaska Citizen, 1916-1920
  10. Nome
    • The Nome Nugget, 1901-1906
    • The Nome Daily Nugget, 1906-1918
    • The Nome Tri-Weekly Nugget, 1918-1919
    • The Nome Nugget, 1919-1922


Page last updated 09/05/2017

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