National Historical Publications & Records Commission

Alaska Grants

NHPRC Grants by State and Territory


  • Entries span the dates of projects funded in that state since 1976.
  • Each list is categorized by:
    1. Records Projects
    2. Publications Projects
  • Each award is identified in parentheses by the year of the award and grant number.

These Alaska grants span 1978 - 2012.

Records Projects

Alaska Department of Education and Early Development, Juneau, AK
$61,055 to support the Alaska State Historical Records Advisory Board. Archival workshops will be offered to 30 rural archivists across the state, and a records processing manual will be developed to meet the needs of remote, culturally diverse archival repositories. (RC10120-12)

Alaska Department of Education and Early Development, Juneau, AK
$109,267 to support a two-year project by the Alaska State Archives to process records related to the Exxon Valdez oil spill and subsequent litigation. Staff will appraise 3,300 boxes of records and process 400-600 boxes determined to have permanent historical value. (RB50145-11)

Alaska Department of Education and Early Development, Juneau, AK
$61,980 to support basic activities, and a scholarship program that will enable up to 30 participants from across the state to receive preservation training. (RC10046-09)

Sitka Tribe of Alaska, Sitka, AK
$12,000 to support a strategic plan for establishing an archives for this Southeast Alaska tribe. (RB50033-08)

Alaska Department of Education and Early Development, Juneau, AK
$16,280 for a Basic State and National Archival Partnership Grant. (RC10043-08)

Alaska Department of Education and Early Development, Juneau, AK
$3,825 for a State Board Administrative Support Grant. (RS10017-07)

Alaska Department of Education and Early Development, Juneau, AK
$16,977 for a State Board Administrative Support Grant. (2004-105)

University of Alaska Fairbanks, Fairbanks, AK
$60,615 for the Conservation Land Act Hearings Preservation Project, to preserve and provide access to the recordings of the 1973 public hearing process that led to the Alaska National Interest Lands Conservation Act of 1980. The 233 recordings, which will be reformatted to Beta SP videotape, provide a complete audio-visual record of more than 40 hearings held at a wide range of Alaska locations. (2004-073)

Alaska Division of Libraries, Archives, and Museums, Juneau, AK
$19,997 in partial support of the Alaska Board's administrative expenses for two years.  (2002-030)

Alaska State Archives, Juneau, AK
$19,998 to fund the administrative expenses of the Alaska board for two years. (2000-047)

Alaska Department of Education, Division of Libraries, Archives, and Museums, Juneau, AK
$97,901 for its project entitled Rich Mining: Documents from Alaska' Gold Rush Era. (98-097)

University of Alaska Fairbanks, Fairbanks, AK
$33,718 for a project to undertake preservation of and provide access to the Fred Machetanz film collection, an important visual record of Alaska' territorial period. (98-081)

Alaska Department of Education, Alaska State Archives, Juneau, AK
$10,000 to hire an electronic records consultant. (97-011)

Alaska State Historical Records Advisory Board, Juneau, AK
$26,126 for a planning project to be conducted over a two-year period. A total of six meetings are planned, some of which will be held in conjunction with the annual meetings of professional organizations in the state. Using the state's 1984 assessment report as a starting point, working groups will meet with members of various constituent groups to identify needs in one of five areas: electronic records, local government and Native records, records repositories, state government records, or statewide functions and services. (95-019)

Association of Village Council Presidents, Bethel, AK
$67,200 for a two-year project to translate, transcribe, and catalogue 110 hours of oral history interviews with Alaska Native peoples. Another 90 hours of interviews which have already been translated and transcribed will be reviewed. (92-067)

Doyon Foundation, Fairbanks, AK
$11,524 for consultants to assist in the development of a corporate archives and records program for Doyon Limited, one of the twelve Native corporations established under the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act, and to complete a five-year plan for the establishment of a tribal archives for the Native people of interior Alaska. (91-079)

Alaska State Historical Records Advisory Board, Juneau, AK
$12,693 to support the board's travel and meeting expenses. (90-052)

University of Alaska, Fairbanks, AK
$12,855 for a training workshop on local government records. (85-066)

Alaska State Historical Records Advisory Board, Juneau, AK
$21,537 to analyze the current condition of historical records in the state, identify problems, frame potential solutions, and outline actions that can be taken now and in the future. (81-107)

Municipality of Anchorage, Anchorage, AK
$6,350 for the Anchorage Historical and Fine Arts Museum to preserve its nitrate and glass-plate negatives documenting early 20th-century life in several diverse areas of Alaska. (80-023)

Alaska Native Foundation, Anchorage, AK
$39,328 to survey historical documents from the formative years of 22 Alaska Native organizations with a view toward preservation and accessioning. (78-099)

Subtotal (Records Projects) $721,226

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Publications Projects

None

Subtotal (Publications Projects) $ 0

TOTAL $721,226

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