Alaska State Archives

Researchers can access records held by the State Archives by searching our online catalog, contacting the State Archives, or visiting our facility in Juneau. Researchers are encouraged to contact State Archives staff by email at or submit a Research Inquiry Form prior to arrival. The State Archives provides a research center with workstations where clients can study and make photocopies and digital scans of collection materials. The State Archives is located at 395 Whittier Street in Juneau.

The Alaska State Archives was established in 1970 and opened its doors to the public in 1972. The State Archives preserves permanently valuable government records that document Alaska's history and makes these records available to its clients in a secure, professional and responsible manner. The State Archives' serves both the citizens of Alaska and state agencies that create and administer public records. The Records & Information Management Service (RIMS) consults with state agencies to create records retention and disposition schedules for both permanent and temporary records. Staff administer two records center storage and service contracts for over 130,000 cubic feet of non-current state records.

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Speech read by E.L. Bartlett on Gov. Gruening's behalf. Discussion of the Anti-Discrimination Act.