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Baranov Museum gets grant to preserve jackets

KODIAK - The Baranov Museum in downtown Kodiak has been awarded a $7,440 grant to help preserve four gut skin jackets. The Alutiiq people of Kodiak...
Baranov Museum is site of archaeology dig

KODIAK - The Baranov and Alutiiq museums in Kodiak are teaming up to begin an excavation at the historic Baranov Museum site as a part of their Bicentennial...anniversary of the construction of the Baranov Museum's Erskine House. Originally...
Juneau shines and glitters at inaugural ball

...who jumped from the stage and onto the dance floor.Historian Anjuli Grantham, visiting from Kodiak where she helps run the Baranov Museum, said Mallott dancing out with the group was a truly important event."It's a really special moment in Alaska's...
Local father and son publish Baranov biography

"Alexander Baranov and a Pacific Empire" By Elton Engstrom...pages. $39.95. Aleksandr Andreevich Baranov (1746-1819), chief manager of the...a bumbling puppet. But that is not Baranov at all, as revealed in this brand new...
In search of Baranov

...Kargopol, the birthplace of Alexander Baranov, who was chief manager of the Russian...on Nov. 20 in search of the roots of Baranov. Train travel gives a true impression...was founded in 1146 and by the time of Baranov and Catherine the Great, it had become...
Baranov Museum serves spoonful of artistry

...and woodcarver Jim Dillard on creating Russian-style wooden spoons begins this month through a partnership with Kodiak's Baranov Museum.The limited spots available to take the class have already been filled, but Dillard said he will likely offer more...
Port Lions has culminating 50th anniversary celebration hall, according to "9.2, Kodiak and the World's Second-Largest Earthquake," a book by the Daily Mirror and the Baranov Museum.Bridges were also destroyed and the store had been pushed inland. Afognak itself was 5.5 feet lower than it had...
Newspaper releases book about '64 quake

KODIAK - The Kodiak Daily Mirror and Baranov Museum have produced a book about the 1964 Good Friday Earthquake...Afognak.Kodiak Daily Mirror editor James Brooks worked with Baranov Museum archivist Alice Ryser to find old photos from Kodiak...
A long way from home

...William Sound, future Governor of Russian Alaska Alexander Baranov described the Tlingit warriors as wearing "thick helmets with...figures on the helmets must have been terrifying indeed to Baranov, they were anything but monstrous to the wearers. They were...
Translation of local authors' book released in Russia

In January of this year, a book about Alexander Baranov, first governor of Alaska, written by Elton and Allan Engstrom...encouragement. "It is a real thrill to have 'Alexander Baranov & A Pacific Empire' presented to the Russian public...


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