Archives and Special Collections is part of the UAA/APU Consortium Library, serving members of the university community and the public. We collect, preserve, and make available for research records that document Alaska's past and present. You can keyword search through all of our collection guides using the search box above.

If you would like to know more about using our collections or archival research in general, check out our Archival Research Basics guide and our Archives & Special Collections Research guide.

Upcoming closures:

We will be closed to on-site appointments Monday November 1 through Wednesday November 10. We will be responding to email, phone messages, and may have some limited virtual appointments available during that time.
We will be completely closed for the Thanksgiving holiday Thursday-Friday, November 25-26

Current access hours:

We are working mostly on-site and will do what we can to accommodate your research needs including on-site appointments, videoconferencing, telephone, and email consultations.
For more information about making on-site research appointments and our availability, please see our appointment procedures.
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