Refine Search

Millions of images, one Alaska

...also helped the State of Alaska dot some i's and cross some t's when it comes to records keeping.State Archivist Dean Dawson oversaw this digitizing of state records and said what the FamilySearch volunteers did goes beyond the $1 million in...
State Archives Research Room temporarily closed the conclusion of this move.Individuals with pressing research requests should contact State Archivist Dean Dawson at Urgent research and reference requests will be processed by staff through the Historical Collections...
Territorial court records to stay in Alaska

...held in the Anchorage facility were set to be transferred to Seattle - which had many Alaskans upset.State Archivist Dean Dawson said many people contacted the National Archives, which "fielded several calls and irate emails."Alaska's national...
State Archives to receive Territorial records from the National Archives

...correspondence, engineering drawings, and survey books that document the creation of the railroad.State Archivist Dean Dawson said in a release, "This is excellent news for Alaska's historical community and those that require efficient access...
State Archives Research Room temporarily closed

...of the State Library, Archives and Musuem, is currently under construction on Willoughy Ave. It is scheduled to open in April 2016.For information about pressing requests, contact Archivist Dean Dawson at
Empire Editorial: Hollow victory

...intended to last decades, is designed to have space for the records and artifacts of 20 years hence.State archivist Dean Dawson told the Empire last week that no facility in Alaska meets the National Archives' standards, and thus cannot accept...
Family history records digitized at the Alaska State Archives

...for online searchable access.This four-year project was underwritten by FamilySearch and no state funds have been used to get the effort underway. For more information contact State Archivist Dean Dawson at
Let's get digital: Making Alaska's archives accessible may remind us that the future is nigh, but it is also putting the past at our fingertips. State Archivist Dean Dawson is overseeing a four-year project digitizing the state's vital records. The State Archives is home to government...
Legislators ponder police drone usage

...images are part of an investigation, being used for training or required to be kept by another law.State archivist Dean Dawson told lawmakers Wednesday that prohibiting the retention of some images could conflict with current state records law...
State | AK legislature
State Historical Records Board seeks nominations for award Haines. The winning recipient(s) will receive a plaque. Nominations must be received by Sept. 23. Send to: Dean Dawson, State Archivist/ASHRAB CoordinatorAlaska State ArchivesPOB 110525, 141 Willoughby AvenueJuneau AK 99811-0525Dean...


  • Switchboard: 907-586-3740
  • Circulation and Delivery: 907-586-3740
  • Newsroom Fax: 907-586-3028
  • Business Fax: 907-586-9097
  • Accounts Receivable: 907-523-2270
  • View the Staff Directory
  • or Send feedback