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State Museum to host lecture on Exxon Valdez oil spill records

...through March 14. It is held annually in honor of A.P. Kashevarof, the first librarian and curator of the Alaska Historical Library and Museum, 1919-1940.Here's a look at the rest of the schedule:Feb. 28: "Science and Ethics in...
Library, Archives and Museums to offer lunchtime lecture series

...collected Yup'ik artifacts for curio dealers such as Seattle's "Ye Olde Curio Shop," as well for the Alaska Historical Library and Museum in Juneau. He was instrumental in mounting exhibits on Alaska for the international expositions...
Robert DeArmond: Local journalist, historian dies

...never accepted any honorary degrees, even though he was offered some. DeArmond also worked in research for the Alaska Historical Library, for which he became a strong supporter and contributor. His journalistic endeavors continued as he co-founded...
Southeast Sagas: Buying the 'icebox' got Seward little credit

...years ago. There had been rumors. For example, a map in the 1727 edition of "Gulliver's Travels" in the Alaska Historical Library shows the land of Brobdingnag on an immense peninsula jutting out from North America. The peninsula resembles...
My Turn: Act now to preserve our state history

...Museum (SLAM) project will help us to remember our past and create a greater state over the next 50 years. The Alaska Historical Library and Museum was founded in 1900 by the U.S. Congress. Four years before statehood, the state library was...
Neighbors mailbox

...Tour; Mendenhall Visitor Center staff and Jim Geraghty; Macaulay Salmon Hatchery; Alaskan Brewery Company; Alaska Historical Library and Alaska State Museum staff, and Juneau-John Rishel Mineral Information Center. For contributions: Alaska...
Seward's folly goes on celebrating Seward

...shrug. Another woman pointed to an older crowd. "They might know," she said. Inside the building, the Alaska Historical Library displays a bust of Seward. Next to it, a piece of paper explains some of his story. Seward, then the U...
Reaching out: Digital access to the state's collections

...collecting over the years, Simard said. A permanent home for those materials wasn't found until 1920, when the Alaska Historical Library and Museum opened in the Arctic Brotherhood Building in Juneau. This change coincided with the arrival of A...
Thanks for helping with the 50 Years of Statehood quilt

...Jane Hill, and Laura Miller. You all did a beautiful job! Thank you to Mark Kelley, Ann Puffer and the Alaska Historical Library for providing some of the pictures that were put in the quilt. Thanks go also to Raintree Country, Centennial...
Where to find historical gravesites in Juneau

...Library of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, and a microfilm copy can be consulted at the Alaska Historical Library. Compiling this source was a labor of love. ``There was no funding,'' Kent said. ``As a society...


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