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Alaskan road and highway construction primary sources

Road and highway construction primary sources

This guide consists of collections of primary source material held by Alaskan archives, libraries, and museums which relate to the construction of roads and highways in Alaska. This guide is an overview of collections containing significant amounts of material relating to this topic and is not meant to be comprehensive or include every collection containing material related to the topic. Collections are listed by the holding institution. To access these, click on the name of the institution in the left hand column.

Click on the linked collection names for more detailed descriptions of the collections. Not every collection listed has a description online. For more information about a collection, please contact the institution that owns the collection.

Many archives, museums, libraries, and government agencies hold additional information and documentation regarding roads and highways in Alaska, including materials not related to construction but to use and travel. You may want to search catalogs by using the road or highway name, or contact institutions such as city or borough government offices in the geographical vicinity of the roads.

If you represent an institution that holds publicly available primary source material related to Alaska road construction and you would like to see it included in this guide, please contact the UAA/APU Consortium Library Archives and Special Collections.

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Institute of Museum and Library Services

This guide is supported in whole or in part by the Institute of Museum and Library Services through the Library Services and Technology Act, administered by the Alaska State Library.