A wealth of historical photographs, albums, oral histories, moving images, maps, documents, physical objects, and other materials from libraries, museums and archives throughout Alaska. Emphasis on Alaska Native history and cultures and the path to Statehood.
"An online curriculum designed to teach Alaskan high school students about their state, its rich history and its people. The Alaska Humanities Forum and the state’s leading historians, anthropologists, geographers and educators developed the course."
General correspondence held by the Princeton Theological Seminary about Sheldon Jackson's activities as a missionary and educator in Alaska including letters in response to legal action and New York Post criticism of Jackson. On the Internet Archive.
Archive of Presbyterian missionary and U.S. General Agent for Education in Alaska Sheldon Jackson featuring his journals and photograph collections held by the Presbyterian Historical Society. Included are accounts of Jackson's extensive travels in Alaska including those on the US Revenue Cutter "Bear." On the Internet Archive.
This list of libraries, archives, museums, and other cultural institutions that include Alaskana collections - archival, book, or both - is a work in progress. Most are in Alaska. All are open to researchers, although some may require an appointment. If your institution isn't included and you think it should be, please let us know.