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Collection Guides, Indexes and Educational Resources

Note about Our Collections

The majority of our collection is not available digitally. Visit Alaska's Digital Archives to view items available for download. If you find an image here that is not offered digitally, contact the Historical Collections for more information.

Important Note About Finding Aids

We’re in the process of implementing a new system, which we think will make finding and accessing our collections easier. In the meantime, we are working on inputting all of the data as quickly as possible. This means online accessibility to our finding aids is temporarily incomplete. Please check it out and share any suggestions to help us make it more useful! Please contact us, and we will assist you with your research.

Indexes & Guides

Education Resources

  • Alaska's Digital Archives
    A searchable archive of photographs and other primary source documents, principally covering the Alaskan Territorial period, 1867 to 1959. An ongoing collaborative effort of the Alaska State Library, UAA, and UAF.
  • Alaska's Gold
    Primary source materials from Alaska's Gold Rush enhanced with questions, suggested activities and a teacher's resources packet. Includes diaries, newspapers, maps, photographs, government documents, and more.
  • Alaska's Gold Lode – Located within Alaska's Gold
    This is a larger selection of documents related to the Alaska's Gold project themes. It is a virtual archives/library consisting of documents and materials associated with the Klondike and Alaska gold rushes selected from the Alaska State Library's Alaska Historical Collections, the Alaska State Archives, and the Alaska State Museum.
  • Eight Stars of Gold
    The story of Alaska's flag
  • Gold Rush Centennial Photographs, 1893 - 1916
    Celebrates Alaska's Gold Rush Centennial (1994-2004) by providing a sampling of the photographs from 1893-1916.

Page last updated 07/10/2019