Welcome to the Alaska Historical Society

PCG-Organization-Icon.pngThe Alaska Historical Society (AHS) is a non-profit, volunteer-based organization dedicated to the promotion of Alaska history by the exchange of ideas and information, the preservation and interpretation of resources, and the education of Alaskans about their heritage. Governed by a 15-member board, the Society provides a forum and a vehicle to achieve these goals. AHS is a membership organization with 430+ members. If you would like to join us, visit our membership page.

 


Recent Blog Entries

Importance of Archives

Date Posted: February 15, 2019       Categories: 49 History News

In 2018, the Alaska Historical Society (AHS) made protecting our state’s archives its advocacy priority. As part of this effort, AHS launched the Archives Video Project to highlight how archive collections are the irreplaceable basic sources of historical research. By emphasizing how collections are used in research, these videos hope to bring attention to the rich […]


Awards Deadline Extended to August 16, 2019

Date Posted: August 10, 2019       Categories: News

2019 AHS Awards: Request for Nominations Do you know individuals and groups which have done a worthy project, made long-term contributions to local history, made historical materials better known, or written a book that has contributed to the understanding and preservation of Alaska’s history this past year? It is time to nominate these folks for […]


Conference Schedule and Registration

Date Posted: July 22, 2019       Categories: 49 History

Registration is now open for the 2019 Alaska Historical Society Annual Conference being held in Kodiak from September 25-28, 2019. Visit the Museums Alaska/Alaska Historical Society joint conference website to register. Click here to view the full program for the Alaska Historical Society sessions. We look forward to seeing you in Kodiak!


2019 AHS Awards: Request for Nominations

Date Posted: July 16, 2019       Categories: News

Do you know individuals and groups which have done a worthy project, made long-term contributions to local history, made historical materials better known, or written a book that has contributed to the understanding and preservation of Alaska’s history this past year? It is time to nominate these folks for recognition by the Alaska Historical Society […]


Call For Papers 2019 Conference

Date Posted: March 15, 2019       Categories: News

Facing Our History Alaska Historical Society Annual Conference September 25-28, 2019 in Kodiak, Alaska Call for Papers Many of the events subjected to historical inquiry may be interpreted in very different ways. While some historians may represent them as positive events to be celebrated, to others they involve conflict, domination, and destruction. The history of […]


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