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

Call for Papers: Alaska Historical Society Annual Conference

Date Posted: April 20, 2023       Categories: 49 History

CALL FOR PAPERS ALASKA HISTORICAL SOCIETY ANNUAL CONFERENCE OCTOBER 5-8, 2023 CONNECTIONS AND DISCONNECTIONS IN ALASKA HISTORY View this Call for Papers as a PDF The theme for the Alaska Historical Society’s fall 2023 conference is “Connections and Disconnections in Alaska History,” which speaks broadly to how colonialism, industrialization and global conflict have shaped Alaska […]

Jobs: Clausen Memorial Museum, Petersburg

Date Posted: April 19, 2023       Categories: 49 History

The Clausen Memorial Museum in Petersburg, Alaska is seeking a new full-time Director, starting in June.  Responsibilities include communicating and coordinating with the Board, communicating with members through a periodic newsletter and through social media, grant writing and grant management, financial management, supervising Museum store operations and finances, organizing fundraisers and special events, recruiting volunteers, […]

Alaska Historical Society’s Logo Redesign and Brand Guidelines

Date Posted: April 5, 2023       Categories: 49 History

Request for Proposals Alaska Historical Society’s logo redesign and brand guidelines Project Information The Alaska Historical Society is a non-profit, educational institution dedicated to encouraging creative inquiry into our past, facilitating and advocating for the sharing of information, ideas and resources related to Alaska history, and promoting the value of history in contemporary life. We […]

Alaska Women’s Hall of Fame Nominations Open Now

Date Posted: March 8, 2023       Categories: 49 History

Call for Nominations! The Alaska Women’s Hall of Fame invites Alaskans to nominate outstanding women to be considered for induction into the Alaska Women’s Hall of Fame. Nominations close May 29, 2023. Additional details can be found at alaskawomenshalloffame.com Nominations must be submitted electronically. Save the Date! The Class of 2023 will be inducted on Alaska […]

Alaska History Day is Coming up in April

Date Posted: February 17, 2023       Categories: 49 History

Alaska History Day is coming up in April – please consider volunteering a few hours of your time as a judge! What is Alaska History Day? It is the Alaska statewide contest for National History Day. NHD is a year-long academic program focused on historical research, interpretation and creative expression for 6th- to 12th-grade students. […]