Alaska's Digital Archives
Rights Statement, Copyright Notice & Disclaimer Only for the Alaska State Library
Alaska State Library’s images in Alaska’s Digital Archives may be printed or downloaded by individuals, schools or libraries for personal use, study, research or classroom teaching without permission. Any fair use, as defined by copyright law, is acceptable.
Permission to reproduce these images in any other form must be obtained in writing (see links to permission & order forms below) from the Alaska State Library. Includes but is not limited to: electronic or paper publishing, World Wide Web sites, film, DVD, CD, video, exhibits, interior design, product presentation or advertising. Applicant is solely responsible for providing correct identifiers. Refunds will not be given for incorrect images supplied because of incorrect identifiers.
The Alaska State Library reserves the right to refuse an application if it is apparent that the proposed use would violate copyright law or compromise the authenticity of the material as an historical document.
Applicants must assume full responsibility for questions of potential copyright violation in their use of Alaska State Library’s digital images.
Copyright of historical archival collections may be difficult or impossible to determine. The Alaska State Library would like to hear from any copyright owners who are not properly identified in Alaska’s Digital Archives.
The government documents posted to this site are from a variety of sources. Under Title 17 of the US Code, items published before 1923 in the United States are now in the public domain and may be used freely. Generally, US federal documents are also in the domain. State and local governments may retain copyright of their publications. If a private entity creates a document on behalf of any level of government, that individual or organization may retain copyright.
If you determine that a document may fall under copyright, you may need to contact the originating agency or the individual or organization that created it in order to obtain permission to use the document in excess of fair use or other exceptions allowed by the law.
Permission & Order Forms for Alaska's Digital Archives Photos
Note: Alaska’s Digital Archives is a consortium of several different Alaskan institutions. Alaska State Library only handles requests for Alaska State Libraries, Archives and Museums collections.
Download from Web low-resolution 72dpi jpeg (Free) – You will click on the image and download it to your computer yourself. This may be done from any computer with internet access to Alaska’s Digital Archives. Please fill out and submit the use form available in PDF or in DOC
Note: Prepayment is required for orders involving service fees.
Requesting Non-digitized Photos
If you are requesting a photo from the Historical Collections that is not included in the Digital Archives, you need to start the request process by email or by calling 465.2925. Please include the name of the image and it's corresponding number. Note: if image identifier is not provided, a fee for staff research may be added.