These are resources from the Library of Congress (LOC) and other archival sources with links to Alaskan source material
Library of Congress:
- State Guide provides a list of Alaska related collections at LOC.
- The Alaska Purchase: Lesson Plan on Debating the Sale from Russian and U.S. Perspectives
- American Folklife Center contains a collection of Alaska related resources
- Chronicling America provides free access to millions of historic American newspaper pages. See Alaska related: From Territory to Statehood and Seward’s Folly- US Purchase of Alaska
- Russian American History- Meeting of Frontiers. This website is a bilingual, multimedia English-Russian digital library that tells the story of the American exploration and settlement of the West, the parallel exploration and settlement of Siberia and the Russian Far East, and the meeting of the Russian-American frontier in Alaska and the Pacific Northwest.
Digital Collections at the University of Washington
Contain a variety of Alaska material in special collections (note: scroll down list to view)
Also check Klondike and Nome Gold Rushes, 1897-1900
Klondike Gold Rush: The Perilous Journey North
National Park Service:
Teacher resources– lesson plans searchable by location
Prehistory of Southeast Alaska
A quick video tutorial for targeting your search with a “search operator.”
This example uses the Library of Congress site [loc.gov], but it works at any website.
Image source: Map of Russian America 1867 – Library of Congress