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Russian Alaska primary sources

This guide contains primary sources related to Russian involvement in Alaska, including the Russian colonial period between 1741 and 1867, the sale of Alaska to the United States, and the influence of the Russian Orthodox Church.

Kodiak History Museum

Kodiak History Museum's collections include archival collections in addition to its museum holdings, some of which document Kodiak's history of Russian settlement and the lasting influence of the Russian Orthodox Church. An inventory of the museum's archival collections is available as a searchable PDF.


This project was made possible in part by the Institute of Museum and Library Services [grant number LS-250194-OLS-21].