Alaska Bureau of Land Management - Land record documents reports, GSI data and more.
Assorted Groups (Anthology, Cultural, Ethnic, & Religious):
Ethnographics of Northern Peoples - An Introduction by Norman Chance.
Note: These items are presented as part of the historical record and should not be interpreted to mean that the WebMaster, in any way, endorses any stereotypes which may be implied by the linked web sites.
Genealogical/Historical Commissions, Societies and Museums:
Please click on graphic below, " " (if present) for the entire GHLL county "package"
(To list a local society, please contact us.)
Matanuska — Susitna -
Yukon, Canada -
Society Name and Location
Alaska Historical Society (Anchorage, AK)
Anchorage Genealogical Society (Anchorage, AK)
Anchorage Museum of History and Art (Anchorage, AK)
Fairbanks Genealogical Society (Fairbanks, AK)
Chilkat Valley Historical Society (Haines, AK)
Sheldon Museum and Cultural Center (Haines, AK)
Gastineau Genealogical Society (Juneau, AK)
Sealaska Heritage Institute (Juneau, AK)
Cultural Resources / listed locations (Multiple townships, AK)
Sitka Historical Society and Museum (Sitka, AK)
Valdez Museum & Historical Archive (Valdez, AK)
Dawson City Museum and Historical Society (Dawson City, Canada)
Ghost Towns of Alaska (linked) - (21 towns listed on this link)
Gold Rush Relatives - How to Find Your Gold Rush Relative: Sources on the Klondike and
Alaska gold rushes, 1896-1914
Explore North - Yukon and Alaska History. (Also see, Yukon-Koyukuk)
Libraries and Newspapers:
Library of Congress, Digital Collections - Alaska's Digital Archives: Digital Portals to
Alaska State History
Migrations to, from and through:
Alaskan Migrations - List of Surnames, lifespan and origin.
National Parks, Playgrounds, Recreational Areas etc.:
Klondike Gold Rush National Historic Park - Gold! is what the headlines read in 1897,
starting the Klondike Gold Rush. Thousands, hoping to ease the woes of economic
depression, sold farms, dropped businesses and boarded ships to follow their
dreams north. Today Klondike Gold Rush NHP commemorates the bravery of the
stampeders who voyaged north by protecting the trails, historic boomtowns and
buildings of the Klondike Gold Rush era.
Sitka National Historic Park - Alaska's oldest federally designated park.
Postcards (Vintage) from Alaska - Collectible Old Antique Vintage Postcards ($$$$$).
State Capital City: Juneau (Capital since 1906 - located in Juneau Borough)
The State name: The name is taken from the Aleut word "aláxsxaq" that refers to an object to which the sea is directed, in this case the Alaska peninsula and mainland. Sometimes loosely translated as "great land."
State of Alaska - Department of Education and Early Development.
Statehood of Alaska - A brief history (1867-1959).
State map of Alaska - 1895 U.S. Atlas.
U.S.A. - General Information links page
U.S.A. - Possessions & Territories
Women in Alaska's History - learn about some of the women that helped shape the Alaska
we know today.