Alaska and Polar Regions Collections & Archives

The mission of the Alaska and Polar Regions Collections & Archives (APRCA) is to acquire, preserve, and provide access to materials that document the past and present of Alaska and the polar regions.

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Due to repairs in the Research Room, services in the archives unit (photographs, maps and manuscripts) ONLY are limited to "by appointment." The Research Room is expected to be closed through July 30, 2018.

During this time, archives staff will continue to provide research support by appointment only. You can contact the archives by phone at 907-474-2791 (please leave a message), or via email at rsperanza@alaska.edu, for information or to schedule a visit.

Services in all other units in APRCA--Oral History, Alaska Film Archives, Alaska Native Language Archive, and Rare Books and Maps--are not affected.

During this time, archives staff will continue to provide research support by appointment only. You can contact the archives by phone at 907-474-2791 (please leave a message), or via email at rsperanza@alaska.edu, for information or to schedule a visit.

Services in all other units in APRCA--Oral History, Alaska Film Archives, Alaska Native Language Archive, and Rare Books and Maps--are not affected.

This page was last modified on January 19, 2018