This guide lists collections of primary source material related to fishing, fisheries, and canneries that are accessible to the public at archives, libraries, and museums in Alaska. The guide is divided into pages by institution, and you can navigate between pages using the menu on the left-hand side of the page. Click on the linked collection names for more detailed guides to the collections. Not all collections have detailed guides online, and it may be necessary to contact the institution that holds a collection for more information. This guide is not meant to be comprehensive, and there may be additional collections containing primary source material relating to fishing, fisheries, and canneries.
Selected items related to fishing, fisheries, and canneries from many of the institutions represented in this guide have been digitized and added to Alaska's Digital Archives. You can use the search box at the top right of the homepage to search for these materials.
If you represent an institution that has primary source material about these topics and would like to see your collections included in the guide, please contact the University of Alaska Anchorage Archives and Special Collections.
The following collections are available at the University of Alaska Fairbanks Alaska and Polar Regions Collections and Archives. More detailed descriptions of the collections can be found by searching the StarArchives database.
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.